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Author(s): Allen Webber
The History of Music begins with a coverage of the elements of music, including musical instruments and the singing voice. It then continues with a chronological coverage of musical style, important genres, composers, performers, and forms. This chronological survey begins with selected Biblical references to music and the music of Greek Antiquity, progressing through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century’s musical styles, including jazz, film composers, and a brief reference to the minimalist composers.
Author(s): DIANE GRIMES
This book stands out in the market of drawing books, with the inclusion of a unique approach combining how to blend mindfulness and foundational drawing skills. This is a comprehensive text designed to be used in a foundational drawing course in the classroom, online or for personal development. This book guides one through a fundamental approach to art by breaking down the elements of art into specific themes while providing a logical structure and visual vocabulary.
The essays in The Living Dance: An Anthology of Essays on Movement and Culture explore the history of both eastern and western forms of dance, and emphasize important trends in contemporary theatrical and social performance. Each of the dances discussed brings into focus the vitality and richness of the cultures that produced them.
Completely updated throughout, the 3rd edition of The Living Dance examines:
Author(s): Robert A. Jordan
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The Way I See It is not a conventional cinema book. It is written in a casual, direct style. Each essay is short and easy to read, either before or after viewing a particular film. Dozens of films are discussed, including many that are sure to be on your screening list.