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The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114463.  Daedalus Item Code: 53037
 
In a triptych of indelible portraits, Nicholas Delbanco gives us three great creative spirits who lived colorful, productive lives before dying in their 20s or 30s: writer Stephen Crane (The Red ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Andrew Piper.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919100.  Daedalus Item Code: 50358
 
In this scrupulously researched study by Goethe scholar Andrew Piper, the father of German literature emerges as a polymath whose life spanned Europe's Enlightenment, and who himself exerted an ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
 
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
 
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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486466170.  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
 
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
 
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (Read More)
 
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The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics
Alexander Theroux.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606996164.  Daedalus Item Code: 73357
 
The author of The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp, as well as the novel Darconville's Cat—which Anthony Burgess deemed one of the 99 greatest postwar ... (Read More)
 
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The History of Music in Fifty Instruments
Philip Wilkinson.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781770854284.  Daedalus Item Code: 73837
 
Musicians have been bringing assorted instruments together since music was first played, but only since the Renaissance has this been formalized to create what we think of as an orchestra, able to ... (Read More)
 
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Homage to Czerny: Studies in Virtuoso Technique
Gert Jonke. Jean M. Snook, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785015.  Daedalus Item Code: 33981
 
"Austrian author and playwright [Gert] Jonke addresses a host of existential questions through a cast of vaudevillian compatriots in this slim, beautifully written volume. When narrator Fritz, a ... (Read More)
 
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Karajan: The Master's Style
Vittoria Crespi Morbio, ed.
Publisher: Umberto Allemandi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788842217046.  Daedalus Item Code: 61158
 
This large-format photographic biography of Herbert von Karajan (1908–89) traces the life and career of a superstar of classical music in the postwar era. The dynamic Austrian conductor of the Berlin ... (Read More)
 
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul
James McBride.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812983739.  Daedalus Item Code: 72737
 
Instantly recognizable and loved by millions, James Brown was also a puzzle; here the National Book Award–winning author of The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling memoir The Color of ... (Read More)
 
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The Knowledge: Opera
Dennis Marks.
Publisher: Quadrille.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781849496223.  Daedalus Item Code: 72096
 
A night at the opera promises intense emotion, spellbinding music and overwhelming theatrical spectacle. Here the former Head of Music at BBC television explores this most elaborate form of ... (Read More)
 
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The Marilyn Encyclopedia
Adam Victor.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585671885.  Daedalus Item Code: 73925
 
Was Marilyn Monroe really crowned the Artichoke Queen of Salinas? Did you know that she read James Joyce's Ulysses? And was her death connected in any way to the alien landings in Roswell, New ... (Read More)
 
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