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Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226474.  Daedalus Item Code: 42653
 
The biographer of such screen pioneers as W.C. Fields, Mae West, the Marx Brothers, and Laurel and Hardy, as well as a teacher at the London Film School, Simon Louvish here delves into the early days ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician, who ... (Read More)
 
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The Life and Times of Call the Midwife: The Official Companion to Series One and Two
Heidi Thomas. Jenny Agutter, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007490424.  Daedalus Item Code: 41655
 
Superbly written, exactingly produced, and brilliantly performed, the BBC period drama Call the Midwife has drawn in millions of viewers on both sides of the Atlantic. Whether you love the ... (Read More)
 
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Liszt: A Listener's Guide
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671704.  Daedalus Item Code: 36344
 
As a composer, Franz Liszt (1811–1886) was experimental and inventive, pushing boundaries of form and harmony, notes pianist John Bell Young, while his virtuosity at the piano was unsurpassed. In ... (Read More)
 
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Living Opera
Joshua Jampol.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199896271.  Daedalus Item Code: 43598
 
(Selected as one of the Best Music Books of 2010 by The Independent) In this collection of 20 interviews, Joshua Jampol invites some of opera's greatest performers and conductors to ... (Read More)
 
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The Looney Tunes Treasury: Includes Amazing Interactive Treasures from the Warner Bros. Vault!
Andrew Farago. Ruth Clampett, foreword.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762440443.  Daedalus Item Code: 43415
 
Who better to tell the colorful story of Looney Tunes cartoons than the stars themselves? Here's Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Tweety & Sylvester, and a dozen other ... (Read More)
 
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Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312676575.  Daedalus Item Code: 43008
 
The preeminent historian of Broadway, Ethan Mordden here gives us the romantic and creative partnership of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, chronicling their entwined careers against the background of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles
Peter Brown & Steven Gaines.
Publisher: New American Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451207357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43381
 
Part of the Beatles' management team from the beginning, Peter Brown was a personal assistant to Brian Epstein and the band members themselves (he was John's best man when he wed Yoko, and was ... (Read More)
 
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Lucille Ball
Nick Yapp.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781873913321.  Daedalus Item Code: 41642
 
Both a visual tribute to the most beloved comedienne in television history and the chronicle of a remarkable showbiz career, this album traces the life and work of Lucille Ball in large color and ... (Read More)
 
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Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Howard Pollack.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199791590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43600
 
A composer and lyricist of enormous innovation and influence, Marc Blitzstein remains one of the most versatile and fascinating figures in the history of American music. A prominent leftist who was ... (Read More)
 
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The Mayor of MacDougal Street
Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald. Lawrence Block, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822162.  Daedalus Item Code: 49071
 
Not only was Dave Van Ronk (1936–2002) one of the founding figures of New York City's 1960s folk music scene—a pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter, a powerful singer, and an ... (Read More)
 
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The Mechanics of Songwriting: A Guitarist's Guide
Leo Coulter.
Publisher: Siduri Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780956205216.  Daedalus Item Code: 41744
 
Exploring the hidden structure that defines a piece of popular music, this book reveals the workings of some of the most successful songs ever recorded, using straightforward language aimed at ... (Read More)
 
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