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  • Parry Before Jerusalem

    Studies of His Life and Music with Excerpts from His Published Writings, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Benoliel

    First published in 1997, this volume demonstrates that through his activities as a composer, historian, lecturer and administrator, Sir Hubert Parry (1848-1918) played a significant role in British music during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Yet despite his achievements, this century…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
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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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  • The Business of Watercolour

    1st Edition

    By Simon Fenwick, Greg Smith

    First published in 1997, this volume will revolutionise the study of watercolour painting in Britain. The Royal Watercolour Society archive constitutes a major academic resource covering two hundred years of the history of watercolour painting in Britain. The rediscovery in 1980 of ‘the Jenkins…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
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  • The Bel Canto Violin

    The Life and Times of Alfredo Campoli, 1906-1991, 1st Edition

    By David Tunley

    First published in 1999, this biography from David Tunley draws on newly researched documentary evidence to chart Campoli’s early success and his later struggle for recognition as a serious artist. Campoli’s early success and his later struggle for recognition as a serious artist. Campoli’s career…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
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  • Phantasmagoria

    Sociology of Opera, 1st Edition

    Edited by David T Evans

    First published in 1999, this original and entertaining sociological study takes a comprehensive and critical view of opera as unique cultural artefact as loss making ‘industry’, as institution with a ‘museum’ culture, and as consumed commodity of rare distinction and elaborate ritual. Specific…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01
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  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31
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  • Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni

    Originally published in 1999, Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque is the first fully interdisciplinary study of the subject and examines a wide range of sources and materials to provide new readings between ‘style’ and ‘concept’. The book provides an original analysis of key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31
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  • Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31
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  • Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night

    Parthenio, commedia (1516) with an English Translation, 1st Edition

    By Louise George Clubb

    Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night addresses two closely linked and increasingly studied issues: the nature of the relation of Shakespeare's plays to Italian culture, and the technology of modern theater invented in Renaissance Italy. The discovery of forgotten works by Giovanni Lappoli,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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  • Ibbs and Tillett

    The Rise and Fall of a Musical Empire, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Fifield

    For the greater part of the twentieth century, Ibbs and Tillett's concert agency was to the British music industry what Marks and Spencer is to the world of the department store. The roll-call of famous musicians on its books was unmatched, and included such international stars as Clara Butt, Fritz…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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  • The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
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