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Frank Dicksee: 1853-1928; His Art and Life
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ean: 9781851498314, isbn: 1851498311,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
• A highly important - and sumptuous - work of reference on Victorian painter and illustrator Frank Dicksee• A full history of Dicksee's life and works with a catalog raisonné, illustrating many pictures previously unpublished • Dicksee was el...
The Lives and Times of the Great Composers
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ean: 9780195222180, isbn: 0195222180,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A grand and panoramic biograhical history of the giants of classical music, The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference--and a beguiling read which you will return to again and again.Interlinked ...
Visions of Amen: The Early Life and Music of Olivier Messiaen
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ean: 9780802807625, isbn: 0802807623,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Informed study of composer Olivier Messiaen in light of recent research French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992) is probably best known for his Quartet for the End of Time, premiered in a German prisoner-of-war camp in 1941. However, Messiaen w...
Maison Martin Margiela
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mpn: 26081176, ean: 9780847831883, isbn: 0847831884,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Graduating from Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts in the 1980s, Martin Margiela (and his contemporaries in the Antwerp Six) transformed global fashion with his aggressive restatement of traditional fashion design and a polemical approach to luxu...
Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design
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ean: 9781559364614, isbn: 1559364610,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Winner of the 2014 George Freedley Memorial award."A gorgeous volume [that] celebrates the legacy of Lee." Time Out New York"Whether working in theater, opera or dance, Ming Cho Lee has made an incalculable contribution to the performing arts in A...
Robert Schumann: Herald of a "New Poetic Age"
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mpn: frontispiece, halftones, music examples, ean: 9780195091809, isbn: 0195091809,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Forced by a hand injury to abandon a career as a pianist, Robert Schumann went on to become one of the world's great composers. Among many works, his Spring Symphony (1841), Piano Concerto in A Minor (1841/1845), and the Third, or Rhenish, Symphony (...
Letters of Wallace Stevens
ean: 9780520206687, isbn: 0520206681,
Long unavailable, now in paperback for the first time, these are the brilliant, subtle, illuminating letters of one of the great poets of the twentieth century. Stevens's famous criterion for poetry—"It should give pleasure"—informed his epistola...
Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub
sku: easy2894, ean: 9780151012244, isbn: 0151012245,
It was to Havana what the Moulin Rouge was to Paris or the Blue Note to New York. The brightest jewel in 1950s Cuban nightlife, Tropicana was a "paradise under the stars" where you could gamble, hear the finest mambo and jazz musicians, and ogle the ...
Fortuny: His Life and Work
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ean: 9780847848171, isbn: 0847848175,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This comprehensive monograph captures the fashions, art, and fantasy of one of the world’s most original fashion designers. Mariano Fortuny is an exceptional figure in the history of art and design. Born in Spain and raised in Paris, he is most ass...
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