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Arts - Performing
#1
American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Karen Abbott.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978513.  Daedalus Item Code: 51943
 
A strutting, bawdy, yet surprisingly erudite stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee possessed a gift for delivering exactly what America needed to forget about the Great Depression. Karen Abbott, author of Sin ... (Read More)
 
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#2
The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Leonard Bernstein. Nigel Simeone, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51993
 
A charismatic and brilliant conductor as well as a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), and film scores (On the Waterfront), ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia
Bil Carpenter. Edwin Hawkins, foreword. Mavis Staples, intro.
Publisher: Backbeat.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780879308414.  Daedalus Item Code: 51040
 
Originating 300 years ago in the African American religious experience, gospel music found widespread success in the mid-20th century. Featuring more than 500 substantial biographical entries with ... (Read More)
 
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#4
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702204.  Daedalus Item Code: 51000
 
Even if you already have your favorite Beatle, this beautifully produced book—a companion to the documentary Martin Scorsese directed for HBO—might change your mind about George, the "quiet" one, who ... (Read More)
 
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#5
The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Matthew Guerrieri.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307593283.  Daedalus Item Code: 43106
 
(A New Yorker Best Book of 2012 and Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year) A music critic for the Boston Globe and the host of the classical music blog ... (Read More)
 
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#6
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Marcus Hearn, ed.
Publisher: Titan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857685551.  Daedalus Item Code: 51012
 
This visual chronicle of the Jimi Hendrix Experience highlights some of the finest portraits of Hendrix and his bandmates Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding—concert photos, publicity sessions, and ... (Read More)
 
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#7
So Calypso!: The Soul of Trinidad (English/German/French Languages)
Vern Evans, photog. Lori Münz, ed.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406343.  Daedalus Item Code: 52025
 
Trinidad is the home of calypso music, which gave birth to hit songs from the 1930s and 40s like "Ugly Woman" and "Rum & Coca Cola," and evolved into the beat of Soca in the 1970s. Nowhere else are ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (And a Few You Love to Hate)
Richard Corliss. Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476738260.  Daedalus Item Code: 51617
 
In this irresistible tour of movie motherhood, film critic and historian Richard Corliss explores the many ways Hollywood and its leading ladies have celebrated, vilified, and otherwise memorialized ... (Read More)
 
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#9
The Treasures of Noël Coward: Star Quality
Barry Day.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover & DVD.
ISBN: 9780233003498.  Daedalus Item Code: 51753
 
Playwright, director, actor, songwriter, singer: few artists have influenced popular culture more than Noël Coward. He chronicled high society with sparkling wit, played a crucial role in Britain's ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Carmen's Dance: A Fantasy of Spanish Flamenco and Opera
Tina Deininger & Gerhard Jaugstetter, photogs.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406039.  Daedalus Item Code: 52002
 
Carmen, the fiery Gypsy of opera and literature, has become synonymous with love and jealousy, with the passionate Spanish woman, with the city of Seville, and ultimately with flamenco, which Jean ... (Read More)
 
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