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  • The Essence of Art

    Victorian Advice on the Practice of Painting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Harrison

    First published in 1999, this book asks what kind of advice was available to somebody wishing to embark upon oil painting in England between 1850 and 1900. It is a fascinating collection of Victorian instruction on how and what to paint, linked to crucial advice about art, its meaning and its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of post-war philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Etchings of Wilfred Fairclough

    1st Edition

    By Ian Lowe

    First published 1990, this volume consists of an introductory essay by Ian Lowe and a comprehensive catalogue of all Wilfred Fairclough’s prints, some 140, from 1932 to the present (1990). Al the prints are illustrated in the body of the catalogue for ease of identification and 48 are also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The American Symphony

    1st Edition

    By Neil Butterworth

    First published in 1998, this volume is the first book to focus on the American symphony. Neil Butterworth surveys the development of the symphony in the United States from early European influences in the last century to the present day, and asks why American composers have shown such allegiance…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century: Architecture, Arts and Crafts: v. 1: John Harris and the Lexicon Technicum

    Architecture, Arts and Crafts, 1st Edition

    By Terence M. Russell

    First published in 1997, this volume examines two of Sir Francis Bacon’s civil essays, Sir Henry Wotton’s The Elements of Architecture and John Harris’ Lexicon Technicum parts I and II.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Louis Laloy (1874-1944) on Debussy, Ravel and Stravinsky

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Priest

    First published in 1999, this is the first study of the noted French music critic and scholar Louis Laloy, and the first collection of his writings. His writings were unique in their time and have never previously been translated. Laloy’s ideas on Debussy, Ravel and Stravinsky are presented here…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Twentieth-Century British and American Theatre

    A Critical Guide to Archives, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Innes, Katherine Carlstrom, Scott Fraser

    First published in 1999, this volume aims to develop the field of theatre studies by promoting the study of performative elements and thus fostering their consideration in the critical interpretation of dramatic literature. The authors additionally suggest ways of approaching and evaluating the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Soundtracks

    International Dictionary of Composers of Music for Film, 1st Edition

    By Stewart R. Craggs

    First published in 1998, music scored for film has only relatively recently received the critical attention which it merits. Many composers in the twentieth century have written works for films or documentaries, a number feeling that this aspect of their output has been undervalued. This dictionary…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Producing the Past

    Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Peltz, Martin Myrone

    First published in 1999, this volume examines antiquarianism which had its roots in Renaissance thought and was a popular intellectual and cultural pursuit throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The antiquarian work of collecting, compiling and presenting material which exposed the…

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  • The Seven Concertos of Beethoven

    1st Edition

    By Antony Hopkins

    First published in 1996, this volume counters the attitude of paying more attention to the performer than to the piece. Too often, Anthony Hopkins argues, music is simply regarded as a pleasant background noise to accompany our other activities, whereas Beethoven offers much more than that. Hopkins…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • William Lawes (1602-1645)

    Essays on His Life, Times and Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Ashbee

    First published in 1998, this volume comprises papers given at a conference on Lawes and his music held at Oxford in September 1995 to commemorate the 350th anniversary of his death. They examine not only Lawes’s music but the milieu in which he worked. Part One examines the musical life of the…

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  • French and English Polyphony of the 13th and 14th Centuries

    Style and Notation, 1st Edition

    By Ernest H. Sanders

    First published in 1998, this volume brings together the most part of the author’s work on medieval polyphony. The most significant advance in music during the period in the High Gothic was the development of a system of rhythm and of its notation, the modern understanding of which was to a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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