Ever wondered why you can identify your favourite song from hearing only the first two notes? Or why you can´t get that annoying jingle out of your head? Daniel Levitin´s breathtaking - and wholly accessible - book, now published in paperback, explains why. ´You´ll never hear music in the same way again.´ Classic FM Magazine
Vogue has always been on the cutting edge of popular culture, and Vogue x Music shows us why. Whether they´re contemporary stars or classic idols, whether they made digital albums or vinyl records, the world´s most popular musicians have always graced the pages of Vogue. In this book you´ll find unforgettable portraits of Madonna beside David Bowie, Kendrick Lamar, and Patti Smith; St. Vincent alongside Debbie Harry, and much more. Spanning the magazine´s 126 years, this breathtaking book is filled with the work of acclaimed photographers like Richard Avedon and Annie Leibovitz as well as daring, music-inspired fashion portfolios from Irving Penn and Steven Klein. Excerpts from essential interviews with rock stars, blues singers, rappers, and others are included on nearly every page, capturing exactly what makes each musician so indelible. Vogue x Music is a testament to star power, and proves that some looks are as timeless as your favorite albums.
Stunning hardback gift editions of Terry Pratchett´s classic ´´Discworld´´ novels. ´His spectacular inventiveness makes the ´´Discworld´´ series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction´ ´´Mail On Sunday´´
For everyone interested in starting a record label-to market new talent or to release and promote their own music-there has never been a better time to do it! Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started and ran her own label) has rewritten and expanded her classic, Start & Run Your Own Record Label, to reflect industry changes and new opportunities for marketing music in today´s climate. Start & Run Your Own Record Label is a comprehensive guidebook to building a record label, packed with how-to information about market trends and revenue streams for music releases. In addition to updated information on physical distribution, generating publicity, marketing, and promotion, it also has new information about key issues including: ?Balancing on and offline promotion and marketing ?Making the most of online resources (social-networking sites, blogs, ringtones, videos, radio, and more) ?Using digital distribution profitably ?Licensing your recordings for use in the media ?Marketing music overseas Ms. Schwartz has compiled new interviews with top industry professionals and independent labels-including recording artist CJ Baran (Push Play), Jed Carlson (founder, ReverbNation), Daniel Glass (founder, Glassnote Entertainment), blogger Perez Hilton, Scott Lapatine (founder, Stereogum), recording artist Ingrid Michaelson, Jeff Price (founder, Tunecore), MP3 bloggers, music-magazine editors, publicists, and others-for the most up-to-date, authoritative, and practical compendium available.
John Bonham is one of the legends of rock ´n´ roll, and his drumming style helped to elevate Led Zeppelin to greatness. This revised edition contains 23 of Bonham´s most famous drum transcriptions from his work with the legendary Led Zeppelin. Also included are editor´s notes from each record and note-for-note transcriptions. Titles include: Good Times, Bad Times * Babe I´m Gonna Leave You * Dazed and Confused * Communication Breakdown * Whole Lotta Love * Heartbreaker * Living Loving Maid (She´s Just a Woman) * Immigrant Song * Black Dog * Stairway to Heaven * Misty Mountain Hop * The Song Remains the Same * Over the Hills and Far Away * The Crunge * D´yer Mak´er * No Quarter * Achilles Last Stand * Nobody´s Fault but Mine * Fool in the Rain. ´´Thanks to Joe Bergamini´s usual perfectionism, we have an accurate historical record of one of the greatest rock drummers of all time for the enjoyment and education of today´s drummers and all future generations to come. Highly recom
There is a renewed interest in understanding traditional Chinese language and culture. The Three Character Classic: A Bilingual Reader of China´s ABCs serves that purpose. Known as San Zi Jing in Chinese, it has been a literacy text since the 13th century. The Three Character Classic has stood the test of time and space through its rich content as well as its literary beauty in simplicity in style. Comparable to a pocket encyclopedia, the book overviews Chinese history and important historical works, illustrating the fundamentals of Confucianism while teaching the basics of math, sciences, music, and moral lessons. Readers will find pleasure in reading these stories, and the book serves as a key to opening more doors to the understanding of Chinese culture. About the Author Phebe Xu Gray, received her Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She teaches Chinese language and culture at Lee University in Cleveland, TN. She enjoys teaching, reading, traveling, doing housework, and thinking about history.
If a picture speaks a thousand words, a love letter or a poem speaks a thousand more... Even in this age of e-mail, faxes, and instant messaging, nothing has ever replaced the power of a love letter or that of a poem. LIST OF POEMS: 1. Lord Byron - She Walks in Beauty 2. Christina Rossetti - I Loved You First: But Afterwards Your Love 3. Walt Whitman - A Glimpse 4. W.Shakespeare - Let Me Not To The Marriage Of True Minds 5. John Donne - The Good-Morrow 6. K.Gibran - Love One Another 7. Robert Browning - Meeting At Night 8. E.Dickinson - My River 9. P.B. Shelley - Love´s Philosophy 10. Alfred Tennyson - Maud 11. E.A. Poe - Annabel Lee 12. J.Keats - Bright Star 13. Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress 14. E.A. Poe - To Helen 15. R.Tagore - Unending Love 16. Elizabeth B. Browning - How Do I Love Thee? 17. Ella W. Wilcox - I Love You 18. E.Dickinson - Wild Nights 19. Sara Teasdale - I Am Not Yours 20. E.A.Poe - A Valentine 21. George Etherege - Sylvia 22. W.Shakespeare - My Mistress´ Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun 23. Michael Drayton - Since there´s no help, come let us kiss and part 24. Samuel T. Coleridge - Love 25. R.Burns - A Red, Red Rose 26. T.Wyatt - Whoso List To Hunt 27. Patience Worth - Who Said That Love Was Fire? 28. W.Shakespeare - Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer´s Day? 29. E.Dickinson - That I Did Always Love 30. C.Brennan - Because She Would Ask Me Why I Loved Her 31. O.Wilde - We Are Made One with What We Touch and See 32. C.Marlowe - Who Ever Loved That Loved Not At First Sight? 33. E.Dickinson - Come Slowly, Eden 34. W.Shakespeare - My Love Is As A Fever, Longing Still 35. Unknown - The Maiden´s Song 36. P.B. Shelley - Indian Serenade 37. E.A. Poe - A Dream Within A Dream 38. W.Morris - Love Is Enough 39. John Clare - First Love 40. P.B. Shelley - Music When Soft Voices Die (To --) 41. Thomas Moore - Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms 42. R.L. Stevenson - Love What Is Love 43. Anne Bradstreet - To My Dear And Loving Husband 44. John B. O´Reilly - A White Rose 45. Ralph W. Emerson - Give All To Love 46. Leigh Hunt - Jenny Kiss´d Me 47. Dante G. Rossetti - A Little While 48. W.Scott - Lochinvar 49. John Wilmot - Love And Life 50. Robert Herrick - Sweet Disorder LIST OF LOVE LETTERS Ludwig van Bethoveen - The Immortal Beloved Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred ´´Bosie´´ Douglas Emma Darwin to Charles Darwin Vita Sackville-West & Virginia Woolf - Love Letters Honoré de Balzac to Countess Ewelina Haska Napoleon Bonaparte to Joséphine de Beauharnais John Keats to Fanny Brawne Lord Byron to Teresa Guiccioli Voltaire to Olympe Dunover Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn Leo Tolstoy to Valeria Arsenev Gustave Flaubert to Louise Colet Nathaniel Hawthorne to Sophia Hawthorne Jack London to Anna Strunsky Johann von Goethe to Charlotte von Stein James Joyce to Nora Barnacle Abigail Adams to John Adams Sullivan Ballou to Sarah Ballou Harriet B. Stowe to Her Husband, Calvin Pietro Bembo to Lucrezie Borgia Charlotte Brontë to Constantin Heger Lewis Carroll to Gertrude Chataway Catherine Of Aragon to Henri VIII Mark Twain to Olivia Langdon John Constable to Maria Oliver Cromwell to Elizabeth Cromwell Ninon De L´Enclos to One Of Her Lovers Alfred de Musset to Amantine Aurore Dudevant Zelda Fitzgerald to F. Scott Fitzgerald Mary Wollstonecraft to William Godwin Heloise - Letter to Peter Abelard Count Gabriel Honore de Mirbeau to Sophie Lyman Hodge to Mary Granger, His Fiancee King Henry IV Of France to Gabrielle d´Estrées Franz Liszt to the Countess d´Agoult Katherine Mansfield to John Middleton Murry Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to his wife Constanze Thomas Otway to Mrs Barry Ovid to his wife Robert Schumann to Clara Wieck Vincent Van Gogh to Theo, his brother Tsarina Alexandra to Tsar Nicholas II Of Russia Laura Lyttleton - Letter to Alfred, Her Husband
Based on the beloved song from ´´The Sound of Music,´´ this beautiful picture book gives this classic tune new meaning with Graef´s gorgeous illustrations. Includes a complete score and lyrics of the song. Full color.