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  1. Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age

    Music and Instruments of the Elizabethan Age: The Eglantine Table [Hardback]

    Michael Fleming(Editor); Christopher Page(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783274215
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The reign of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) has often been regarded as the Golden Age of English music. Many works of high quality, both vocal and instrumental, were composed and performed by native and immigrant musicians, while balladry and minstrelsy ... .... Learn More
  2. Interactive Fiction in Cinematic Virtual Reality

    Interactive Fiction in Cinematic Virtual Reality: Towards the Immersive Interactive Movie [Paperback]

    Maria Cecilia Reyes(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773259
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Cinema
    This book proposes a narrative model for the creation of immersive and interactive filmic experiences, in which the interactor has agency within the virtual environment to alter the course of the story and shape their own journey. The book focuses... .... Learn More
  3. Knowing Britten

    Knowing Britten [Paperback]

    Steuart Bedford(Author); Christopher Gillett(With)


    ISBN: 9780957167223
    Published by : Bittern Press
    The conductor and pianist Steuart Bedford (1939-2021) could not remember a time when he did not know Benjamin Britten. His mother, Lesley Duff, sang with the English Opera Group in the premieres of The Rape of Lucretia and Albert Herring in... .... Learn More
  4. Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-1583

    Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-1583: Three Volume Set [Hardback]

    David Crankshaw(Editor); David J Crankshaw(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781843836537
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Proceedings of the Privy Council of Elizabeth I
    By 1540, the Privy Council had been established as the Crown's principal policy-making and executive arm. Under the later Tudors, it governed England on the sovereign's behalf, functioning as an elite corporate board, and imbued with a sense of co... .... Learn More
  5. Metier International 2019

    Metier International 2019 [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos(Editor)


    ISBN: 9789492940124
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Métier Magazine is devoted to engaging its readers in art, craft, material and techniques. This annual English edition combines a series of articles and amazing stories of crafts, objects and artisans from around the world and from differen... .... Learn More
  6. Silver and Frankincense

    Silver and Frankincense: Scent and personal adornment in the Arab world [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode(Author)


    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Although scent has always played a major role in personal adornment in the Arab world, its evanescent quality leaves very few or no traces at all over time. This book presents an introduction into this lesser known aspect of personal adornment in ... .... Learn More
  7. Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy: Letters and Journals, 1857-1860 [Hardback]

    Hugh Macdonald(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275809
    Published by : Boydell Press
    In 1857, Georges Bizet (1838-1875) won the prestigious Prix de Rome scholarship which allowed him to study in Italy for a few years at the expense of the French state. While Bizet's correspondence from this time suggests that he was not fond of It... .... Learn More
  8. The Music of Frederick Delius

    The Music of Frederick Delius: Style, Form and Ethos [Hardback]

    Jeremy Dibble(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275779
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Frederick Delius' (1862-1934) music has proved impervious to analytical definition. Delius's approaches to genre, form, harmony, orchestration and literary texts are all highly individual, not to say eccentric in their deliberate aim to avoid conf... .... Learn More
  9. Ernest John Moeran

    Ernest John Moeran: His Life and Music [Hardback]

    Ian Maxwell(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276011
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This long-awaited study of the life and music of Anglo-Irish composer Ernest John Moeran (1894-1950) finally provides a full biography of the last senior figure in early twentieth-century British Music to have been without one.

    Although M... .... Learn More
  10. Imagining Latin America

    Imagining Latin America: Magical Realism, Cosmopolitanism and the ¬°Viva! Film Festival [Hardback]

    Nicola Jones(Author)


    ISBN: 9781855663299
    Published by : Tamesis Books
    Winner of the 2016-17 AHGBI/Spanish Embassy Publication Prize

    This book focuses on the contemporary production and consumption of Latin American culture in the UK through the lens of the ¡Viva! Film Festival in Manchester. It... .... Learn More

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