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  1. Truth and Music

    Truth and Music: The Complete Writings from Music and Musicians, 1957-85 [Hardback]

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author); Mark Doran(Editor)


    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 10
    Hans Keller - born in Vienna in 1919 and a Jewish refugee from Nazism - became the most influential writer on music in Britain after George Bernard Shaw. His writings were always concerned with a search for the truth - 'the truthabout music, and t... .... Learn More
  2. The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set]

    The Works of Thomas Traherne [complete set] [Hardback]

    Jan Ross(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781843840473
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Works of Thomas Traherne
    Volume: 14
    Thomas Traherne [1637? - 1674], a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. There have beensince miscellaneou... .... Learn More
  3. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  4. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  5. A Medieval Songbook

    A Medieval Songbook: Trouvère MS C [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Eva Leach(Editor); Joseph W. Mason(Editor); Matthew P. Thomson(Editor); Florian Mittenhuber(Contributor); Mélanie Lévêque-Fougre(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781783276523
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music
    Volume: 24
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  6. Cancer, Research, and Educational Film at Midcentury

    Cancer, Research, and Educational Film at Midcentury: The Making of the Movie Challenge: Science Against Cancer [Paperback]

    David Cantor(Author)


    ISBN: 9781648250293
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in Medical History
    Volume: 50
    In 1949 the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Canadian Department of National Health and Welfare (DNHW) commissioned a film, eventually called Challenge. Science Against Cancer, as part of a major effort to recruit young scientis... .... Learn More
  7. That's Entertainment

    That's Entertainment: Spectacle, Amusement and Leisure Culture [Paperback]

    Michele Fadda(Author); Sara Pesce(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869771798
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    The 20th century witnessed the collapse of the traditional separation between the realm of 'official' culture and that of 'popular' entertainment. This event produced dramatic consequences at all levels of social life in the West, especially in th... .... Learn More
  8. The Bad Maestro

    The Bad Maestro: Tinto Brass and the Eroticization of (Film ) History [Paperback]

    Alberto Zambenedetti(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869770845
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Often referred to as a master of erotica, Venetian director Tinto Brass is a deeply political man who has made no mystery of his anarchic inclinations. His long career has often been divided into two periods: the first twenty years (1958-1976), du... .... Learn More
  9. The Creative Labor of Music Patronage in Interwar France

    The Creative Labor of Music Patronage in Interwar France [Hardback]

    Louis K. Louis K. Epstein(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276691
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Society and Culture
    Volume: 9
    Patrons have long appeared as colorful, exceptional figures in music history, but this book recasts patrons and patronage as creative forces that shaped the sounds and meanings of new French music between the world wars. Far from mere sources of f... .... Learn More
  10. Demystifying Scriabin

    Demystifying Scriabin [Hardback]

    Vasilis Kallis(Editor); Kenneth Smith(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783276561
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book is an innovative contribution to Alexander Scriabin (1875-1915) studies, covering aspects of Scriabin's life, personality, beliefs, training, creative output, as well as his interaction with contemporary Russian culture. It offers new an... .... Learn More

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