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The roots of unaccompanied vocal music stretch all the way back to Gregorian chants of the Middle Ages, and collegiate a cappella is over a century old. But what was once largely an Ivy League phenomenon has, in the past twenty years, exploded. And it's not what you think. Though th... read more
The biggest and baddest book of axes out there. Whether you're an expert musician or an enthusiastic novice, The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook has something for you. Loaded with hundreds upon hundreds of rocking guitars and electrifying amps, you'll get the skinny on the most popular models, vintage pieces, and rare beauties. This ... read more
""A venerated creator. An adored, tragic interpreter. An uncomplicated, memorable melody. Ambiguous, evocative words. Faith and uncertainty. Pain and pleasure.""
Today, "Hallelujah" is one of the most-performed rock songs in history. It has become a staple of movies and television shows as diverse as "Shrek "and "The We... read more
Self-reflection by celebrities tends to be fraught with unmentionable difficulties. Not, though, when the star in question is the ever intelligent, self-aware, articulate, and magnificent Isabella Rossellini. For years, a wall in the entrance of Rossellini's apartment has been covered in pictures taken of her by different pho... read more
Lewis arrives fresh from university to direct a play at a mental institution. Roy demands Cosi Fan Tutte. An affectionate look at madness and mayhem (3 acts, 5 men, 3 women).
From one of the most trusted names in continuing education - the knowledge you need to unlock "the most abstract and sublime of all the arts." Whether you're listening in a concert hall or on your iPod, concert music has the power to move you. The right knowledge can deepen the ability of this music to edify, enlighten, and ... read more
Close to the Edge tells the stories of a global generation that came of age with hip hop. Part memoir, part social history, the book relates the author's experiences as she traverses the hop hop globe, from Australia to Detroit and from Havana to Caracas. The book explores the elements of hip hop culture - rapping, beat makin... read more
|Series:||Cliffs Notes S.|
Develop a sense of Shakespeare's rose of a romance with CliffsNotes on Romeo and Juliet -a study guide that can help your understanding (and grades) blossom into the sweet smell of success! Find out all the who, what, when, and wherefores about the famous star-crossed lovers and the family feud between the Montagues and Capul... read more
|Series:||Insight Text Guide|
Insight Text Guide for Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men.
In 1962 Mick Jagger was a bright, well-scrubbed boy (planning a career in the civil service), while Keith Richards was learning how to smoke and to swivel a six-shooter. Add the mercurial Brian Jones (who'd been effectively run out of Cheltenham for theft, multiple impregnations and playing blues guitar) and the wryly opinio... read more
"This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography And Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx", is part photo, part journal - but all Nikki Sixx. It is a collection of compelling photography and stories that capture the rage, love, optimism, darkness, and determination that shape his work. Combining the raw authenticity that defi... read more
Part biographies of these three legendary musicians and part exploration of the changing Nashville music scene in the late '60s, Outlaw is a fascinating in-depth look at a major turning point in country music, and the formidable forces behind that change. Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson found themselves... read more
|Series:||Anatomy of an Actor|
Marlon Brando (1924 - 2004) is an icon in the history of American cinema. When he passed away in 2004, The New York Times remembered 'the rebellious prodigy who electrified a generation and forever transformed the art of screen acting ...... a truly revolutionary presence'. From his beginnings in A Streetcar Named Desire (195... read more
|Series:||Anatomy of an Actor|
Al Pacino (born 1940) is an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, who learned his craft at the famous Actors Studio in New York. From his debut as a junkie in Panic in Needle Park (1971) until his most recent film The Son of No One (2011), he has featured in more than 40 films. However, it was his role as Michael ... read more
Readers prepare for the apocalypse with this essential collection of images from AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead." With forty removable high-quality posters featuring the heroes, villains, desperate souls, and, of course, the walkers, this definitive collection gathers together iconic images and poster art that fans of the... read more
Johann Sebastian Bach - celebrated pipe organist, court composer and master of sacred music - was also a technical pioneer. Working in Germany in the early eighteenth century, he invented new instruments and carried out experiments in tuning, the effects of which are still with us today. Two hundred years later, a number of e... read more
"The Lone Ranger" is a blockbuster take on a familiar legend, brought to the screen by the team behind the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. Based on the beloved TV show, "The Lone Ranger" is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer ("Armageddon, Bad Boys, The Rock, Pirates of the Caribbean") and directed by Gore Verbinski ("Pirates... read more