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The Theatrical Journey: An Imaginative Process deals with live theatre as an art form. In live theatre the actors are in the presence of the audience impersonating characters. Other forms of theatre which include many forms of media (television, films, DVDs etc.) the actors are not in the presence of the audience.
The Theatrical Journey: An Imaginative Process:
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
Dance educators have the responsibility to provide students with excellent and positive dance experiences.
Author(s): Dennis Angel
Drawing is a lifelong pursuit - a journey that provides endless visual exploration and a myriad of compelling challenges.
Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Author(s): Jeffrey Hoover
The Arts and Society: Making New Worlds, by Jeffrey Hoover, describes the evolving world of the arts and how it impacts our lives. This book was written to help one enter into a significant dialogue about the arts while leveraging ideas and values communicated by this mirror of society.
Author(s): John Gerhold
Music is a language. And, like most languages, it has a written form and an audible form.
Nearly everyone can speak and understand their native language, but not everyone can read and write it as well as they would like. Many musicians "play by ear;' meaning they can listen to music and then recreate it using an instrument or their voice. Quite often such musicians can be very skilled at this process, and yet still not understand or be able to use the music notation system.
Author(s): Brad DeRoche
An Introduction to Art Music takes readers through the world of art music–AKA “classical” music–from basic terminology to periods, styles and composers. Written by a music educator rather than a musicologist, it presents information in a way that is accessible to the novice learner but should also be interesting to the more experienced music listener. Music is presented within a larger context: every section of the chronology begins with an introduction to what is happening in the world, to major artists of the time, and to literary and artistic movements.
Exploring the Nature of Creativity provides an introduction to creativity for the curious, the uninitiated, the students of beginning classes, and all other interested persons beginning their inquiry into the field of creativity research. Conversational knowledge is not easily gleaned from formal research writing and academic formats—this text simplifies and condenses the research available in the field so that the average freshman student will feel comfortable in exploring it further.
Ecclesiastes said it well: “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” From Bakersfield to Beale Street traces the origins and evolution of American rock ‘n’ roll between 1940 and 1987 by examining the intersection of styles and regional influences. The blues, traditional country, and gospel music are the progenitors of rock ‘n’ roll; evolving forms are shaped by distinctive influences in the South, the East and West Coasts, and the Midwest.