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Music plays an important role in our lives as it provides not only entertainment but also expresses our emotions. Many use music as an alternative to express themselves and their feelings without having to resort to verbal communication. Music also induces feelings in us, most especially for TV shows and films where they plan an integral role.

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Sony Resistance 2 Game (Platinum)
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In the highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Sony PlayStation 3 game,Resistance 2is an alternate-history, first-person shooter that puts you in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan Hale as he struggles against overwhelming odds to defend humankind from an insurmountable Chimera. Resistance 2takes up right where Resistance Fall of Man left off. Hale is kidnapped by a black ops group in London and forced to Iceland for research testing. The full scope of what happens in Iceland is a mystery, but the game reveals that as Hale wrestles with the insidious Chimera war machine, he must also battle the virus raging inside his body that threatens to transform him into the very creature he fights against. The Return of the ChimeraThe Chimera are the main enemies of the Resistance franchise. For those new to the story, it is believed that the Chimera are of extraterrestrial origin. Yet, it is known that their army expands by infecting humans with a virus that transforms humans into Chimera while inside a cocoon. These creatures are much stronger than humans, and they usually have multiple yellow eyes. They have remarkable healing abilities and thrive in very cold temperatures, which has led them to alter the Earth's climate to a much lower temperature that better suits their habitat requirements. Resistance 2 introduces several new Chimeran enemies with a host of new powers. A few new characters include the Chameleon, a creature that can cloak itself completely and kill a player in one, destructive blow, and the Grim, which are a terrifying species that attack in hordes. The Battle Moves to the United StatesAfter the brief opening scenes in London and then Iceland, game play jumps ahead two years and across the globe to San Francisco. Giant, mile-long motherships slowly cruise through the skies, demolishing the city with fiery beams. The city is burned and mangled, and it appears that there will be little to no survivors. As the battle continues across the United States, you're sure to encounter many new, deranged, and much more powerful enemies. In Chicago, you'll be joined by a squad of soldiers, all carrying different weapons. To survive and move through the level, you'll need to work together, moving from cover to cover, setting up your squad in a smart and defensive manner. These are just a few examples of the challenging levels you'll encounter as you battle your way across the country to save humankind. And if you're hoping for new weapons, Resistance 2 won't leave you disappointed. The US-based campaign is loaded with tons of new weapons to enhance the overall game play and first-person shooter experience. Online game play Goes BIGPowered by Insomniac Games' third-generation PlayStation 3 technology, Resistance 2 delivers several console gaming breakthroughs. Most impressive are the stand-alone, class-based, online co-operative campaign mode that can accommodate up to eight players, and the mind-blowing, 60-player, squad-based online competitive multiplayer battle fest. This unprecedented 60-player option could revolutionize online multiplayer game play and is sure to provide countless hours of action-packed fun. Resistance 2 for the PlayStation 3 is an alternate-history, first-person shooter that puts you in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan HaleAfter brief opening scenes in London and Iceland, the battle moves across the globe to the United StatesNew Chimeran creatures include the Chameleon, with cloaking powers, and the Grim, a species that attacks in hordesUS-based campaign is loaded with tons of new weapons to enhance the overall gameplay and first-person shooter experienceImpressive gameplay options include online co-operative campaign mode that can accommodate up to eight players, and 60-player, squad-based online multiplayer mode

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Hamilton Shirts Quotations on Jewish Sacred Music
HK$ 318.00 HK$ 353.00
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Quotations on Jewish Sacred Music is a collection of over 700 quotations culled from an array of sources, including rabbinic and theological texts, sociological and anthropological studies, and historical and musicological examinations. The book is divided into five chapters: What Is Jewish Music?; Spirituality and Prayer; Hazzan-Cantor; Cantillation-Biblical Chant; and Nusach ha-Tefillah-Liturgical Chant. Taken as a whole, these quotations demonstrate both the centrality of music in Jewish religious life and the diversity of thought on the subject. They can be used with profit in sermons, speeches, and papers, and may be read in order or selectively. This is a valuable and easy-to-use reference book for scholars, musicians, synagogue staff, and anyone else seeking concise thoughts on major aspects of Jewish sacred music.

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1 Course Gyeongbokgung: Shinsu(sacred animal) Expedition
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* Did you know that Haechi, the imaginary animal that stands guard at Gwanghwamun, is the official honorary ambassador of City Seoul? And there are other Shinsu's (sacred animals) that present you with real-time live shows: Tianlu that protects Geumcheon Stream and Yeongjegyo, the starfish of Amisan Garden, the twin dragons on the ceiling of Geunjeongjeon and the 12 sacred animals of the Chinese Zodiac and the four spirits that protect Gyeongbokgung Palace. How about joining us for a Shinsu expedition with the very first guidebook to the sacred animals of Gyeongbokgung? Publication right* Table of Contents* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace: the center of Joseon's five great palaces* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace Map* Shinsu Expedition: Chase the sacred animals in Gyeongbokgung* Gwanghwamun Haechi: Official honorary ambassador of City Seoul* Geumcheongyo Seosu: Begone evil spirits* Geunjeongjeon Hall Phoenix: From the symbol of Joseon to the symbol of the Blue House* Gyeonghoeru Pavilion Twin Dragon: Tell your wish* Amisan starfish: Fire in my heart* Amisan moontoad: In the name of moonlight, I shall not forgive you* The Ten Traditional Symbols of Longevity in Jagyeongjeon Hall: The dream of immortality that even the Qin Shi Huang could not achieve* Ilwolobongsando in Geunjeongjeon Hall: A place where even the King became a part of the painting* The 12 sacred animals of the Chinese Zosiac and the four spirits of four cardinal directions: the Joseon version of presidential guard* The pigeon attack incident: mesh under the eaves instead of bush* 1point Gyeongbokgung Palace vs. the Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (The Forbidden City)* 테마여행신문 Theme Travel News* 삐급여행 Badventure (조명화 Jo MyeongHwa)Currently, Theme Travel News editor/ travel writerFormer member of Sales & Marketing Department, Vietnam Airlines Korean Branch* Books by the authorCampus Project 2 《Have your own campus》 2013Campus Project 1 《March out of the campus》 2010Train Project 《1 course New Bu

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Ost und West in Buch und Bibliothek
HK$ 493.00 HK$ 547.00
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Dieser Band der Arbeiten und Bibliographien zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen ist dem Gründer und langjährigen Herausgeber der Reihe, Horst Röhling, aus Anlass dessen 85. Geburtstags gewidmet. Er vereint Beiträge zu den Gebieten Bibliotheca-Slavica-Ecclesia orientalis, auf denen der Gefeierte in vielen Jahren veröffentlichte. Neben Beiträgen, die Horst Röhling selbst gewidmet sind, erscheinen hier vor allem Texte zu den deutsch-russischen Beziehungen in Druck und Verlag, Buch und Bibliothek, Wort und Bild in Ost und West. Verfasst wurden diese von Kollegen und Weggefährten unterschiedlicher institutioneller Bindung an Bibliothek, Archiv und Universität aus Deutschland und Russland.

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The FBI File on Whitney Houston
HK$ 27.00
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Released on March 6, 2013, The Whitney Houston FBI File contains dozens of letters from a crazed fan who just wanted to be noticed by the singer, details of an investigation into an extortion attempt at the height of Houston's career and threats from a Dutch fan claiming to be the President of Europe." It is a terrifying and revealing look into the dizzying-and dangerous-life of a superstar.

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Joyride Ost
HK$ 69.00
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Wenn ich jetzt von zehn zurückzähle und keiner da in den BMW einsteigt, laufen wir hin und fahren eine Runde. - Eine Runde? Wie, eine Runde? , fragt sie. Einen. Joyride! - Klar! Zehn, beginne ich zu zählen. Tarik und Jana wollen einfach raus aus ihrem Kaff, ein bisschen Freiheit spüren, ein Auto klauen, einen Joyride machen und den Wagen dann wieder abstellen. Leider entscheiden sie sich für den falschen Wagen: einen Mafia-BMW. Und plötzlich wird aus einer kleinen Spritztour eine aberwitzige Verfolgungsjagd Richtung Osten. Nominiert für den Oldenburger Jugendbuchpreis. Ein echtes, jugendliterarisches Roadmovie. Jury

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Western Classical Music from 1600 to 1899
HK$ 50.00 HK$ 55.00
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Western Classical Music from 1600 to 1899 draws mostly upon the Area of Study and set works from the EdExcel Gcse Music syllabus, and examines the Area of Study in detail, look at the lives and times of composers and musicians and the social context in which they worked, and provide analyses of the set works for Gcse Music; however, the eBook will also be useful for students studying with other exam boards, and a number of additional topics have been included for this purpose. This eBook covers just less than 300 years of music History, but during this time musical styles and conventions changed rapidly. The invention and growth of instruments took place here along with the formation of standard ensembles. Musical structures were also established, such as orchestral symphony, solo sonata, concerto for soloist and orchestra as well as vocal forms like opera and cantata.

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Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music
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Timpani Tone and the Interpretation of Baroque and Classical Music explores the nature, production, and evolution of timpani tone and provides insights into how to interpret the music of J.s. Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart. In drawing on 31 years of experience, Steven L. Schweizer focuses on the components of timpani tone and methods for producing it. In so doing, he discusses the importance of timpani bowl type; mallets; playing style; physical gestures; choice of drums; mallet grip; legato, marcato, and staccato strokes; playing different parts of the timpano head; and psychological openness to the music in effectively shaping and coloring timpani parts. In an acclaimed chapter on interpretation, Schweizer explores how timpanists can use knowledge of the composer's style, psychology, and musical intentions; phrasing and articulation; the musical score; and a conductor's gestures to effectively and convincingly play a part with emotional dynamism and power. The greater part of the book is devoted to the interpretation of Baroque and Classical orchestral and choral music. Meticulously drawing on original sources and authoritative scores from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries, Schweizer convincingly demonstrates that timpanists were capable of producing a broader range of timpani tone earlier than is normally supposed. The increase in timpani size, covered timpani mallets, and thinner timpani heads increased the quality of timpani tone; therefore, today's timpanist's need not be entirely concerned with playing with very articulate sticks. In exhaustive sections on Bach, Handel, Haydn, and Mozart, Schweizer takes the reader on an odyssey through the interpretation of their symphonic and choral music. Relying on Baroque and Classical performance practices, timpani notation, the composer's musical style, and definitive scores, he interprets timpani parts from major works of these composers. Schweizer pays particular attention to timpani tone, articulation,

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Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles
HK$ 485.00 HK$ 538.00
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Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles explores techniques and methodologies specific to recording classical music. Whether a newcomer or a seasoned engineer looking to refine their skills, this book speaks to all levels of expertise and covers every aspect of recording symphonic and concerto repertoire, opera, chamber music, and solo piano. With a focus on the orchestra as an instrument and sound source, this book features sections on how to listen, understanding microphones, concert halls, orchestra seating arrangements, how to set up the monitoring environment, and how to approach recording each section of the orchestra. Recording Orchestra provides concise information on preparing for a recording session, the role of the producer, mixing techniques, and includes a "quick-start" reference guide with suggested setups aimed at helping introduce the reader to the recording process. A companion website, featuring audio examples of various techniques, reinforces concepts discussed throughout the book. The content of the book includes: Clear, practical advice in plain language from an expert in classical music recording, multiple Grammy award winning recording engineer, and university professor The "secret of recording": a collection of practical recording techniques that have been proven to be highly successful in the field, on many occasions Never before published information written by an industry veteran with over twenty five-years of experience in classical music recording Specific techniques and strategies for recording orchestra, opera, wind symphony, chorus, string quartet, and other common classical music ensembles.

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JOHNNY CASH
HK$ 155.00 HK$ 192.00
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Depuis ses enregistrements légendaires chez Sun Records dans les années 1950 jusqu'à ses derniers albums devenus des classiques, Johnny Cash a toujours été LA voix country du rock.L'histoire fascinante de cette icône américaine commence avec Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis et Elvis Presley, pour aboutir à des collaborations avec Bob Dylan, Nick Cave et Kris Kristofferson, pour ne citer qu'eux. En passant par les cases drogue, prison, cinéma, succès écrasant et périodes de ténèbres. Stephen Miller a retracé ce parcours hors normes et en a collecté toutes les anecdotes et tous les témoignages éclairant d'un jour inédit la carrière de l'homme en noir, auteur de chansons atemporelles, haut placées dans le panthéon de la musique contemporaine.

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Deutsche Geschichtswissenschaftler und der Generalplan Ost - Theodor Schieder und die Ostforschung
HK$ 62.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - Deutschland - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: sehr gut, Universität Bremen (Geschichte), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Es verging viel Zeit, bis sich die Zunft der deutschen Historiker öffentlich eingehender mit ihrer jüngsten Vergangenheit zu beschäftigen begann. Genauer gesagt dauerte es 53 Jahre, bis auf dem 42. deutschen Historikertag, der vom 8. bis zum 11. September 1998 in Frankfurt abgehalten wurde, erstmals offen und kontrovers über die mittelbare oder unmittelbare Beteiligung deutscher Geschichtswissenschaftler an der nationalsozialistischen Vernichtungspolitik diskutiert wurde.1 'SchlieBlich hatten an der imperialistischen Theorie des Nazismus zahllose Historiker mitgearbeitet und zuvor oder gleichzeitig definiert, wo deutscher 'Volksboden' und Lebensraum zu finden, wer minderwertig oder höherwertig sei.'2 Dabei konzentrierten sich die Konferenzteilnehmer nicht nur auf jene Geschichtswissenschaftler, die im Zuge der Entnazifizierungen aus öffentlichen Ämtern suspendiert worden waren,3 sondern speziell auf diejenigen, die nach 1945 das bundesrepublikanische Bild der Geschichtswissenschaft entscheidend mitgeprägt hatten. Theodor Schieder ist dabei nur ein Beispiel für die Kontinuitäten im geschichtswissenschaftlichen Betrieb nach 1945. Er war nach Aussage eines seiner ehemaligen Studenten, 'in den fünfundzwanzig Jahren vor seinem Tod 1984 die einfluBreichste Persönlichkeit in der westdeutschen Geschichtswissenschaft'4 und verdient daher besondere Aufmerksamkeit. Der späte Zeitpunkt, an dem die Debatte über die braune Vergangenheit deutscher Historiker aufkam und eine breitere Öffentlichkeit erreichte, ist auch insofern interessant, weil Angelika Ebbinghaus und Karl-Heinz Roth bereits 1992 ein bevölkerungspolitisches Geheimgutachten Schieders - die sogenannte Polendenkschrift - vom September 1939 editierten.5 Die deutsche Historikerschaft, unter ihnen nicht wenige Schüler Schieders, w

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Liudprand von Cremona auf Gesandtschaftsreisen zwischen West und Ost
HK$ 85.00 HK$ 89.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - and. Länder - Mittelalter, Frühe Neuzeit, Note: 1,7, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Historisches Institut), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Diese Arbeit möchte die Frage klären, inwieweit Liudprand von Cremona Teil einer Diplomatendynastie war und welche Vorteile damit einhergingen. Des Weiteren sollten seine Voraussetzungen für seine Diplomatenkarriere betrachtet werden. Davon ausgehend konnten die hervorzuhebenden und notwendigen Merkmale eines erfolgreichen Diplomaten zwischen West und Ost zu jener Zeit erklärt werden. Im Besonderen sollte die Bedeutung des Merkmals Erfahrung betrachtet werden. Die Merkmale und Fähigkeiten, die Liudprand von Cremona mitbrachte bzw. sich im Laufe des Lebens aneignete, sorgten dafür, dass er wohl als einer der gefragtesten Gesandten des 10. Jahrhunderts zwischen West und Ost bezeichnet werden konnte. Natürlich musste dazu bemerkt werden, dass die Quellenlage und das Wissen über weitere Gesandtschaften zu jener Zeit eher rar gesät waren. Liudprands Leben selbst konnte durch seine eigenen, durchaus subjektiven Schriften, gut rekonstruiert werden.

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Ost und West in Buch und Bibliothek
HK$ 404.00 HK$ 449.00
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Dieser Band der Arbeiten und Bibliographien zum Buch- und Bibliothekswesen ist dem Gründer und langjährigen Herausgeber der Reihe, Horst Röhling, aus Anlass dessen 85. Geburtstags gewidmet. Er vereint Beiträge zu den Gebieten Bibliotheca-Slavica-Ecclesia orientalis, auf denen der Gefeierte in vielen Jahren veröffentlichte. Neben Beiträgen, die Horst Röhling selbst gewidmet sind, erscheinen hier vor allem Texte zu den deutsch-russischen Beziehungen in Druck und Verlag, Buch und Bibliothek, Wort und Bild in Ost und West. Verfasst wurden diese von Kollegen und Weggefährten unterschiedlicher institutioneller Bindung an Bibliothek, Archiv und Universität aus Deutschland und Russland.

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Hussiten am historischen Horizont. Deutsche Forschungs- und Deutungsansätze in Ost und West (1949-1989)
HK$ 100.00 HK$ 106.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2015 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - and. Länder - Mittelalter, Frühe Neuzeit, Note: 1,3, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Der Studienbrief 'Die Gegenwart Alteuropas: Antike, Mittelalter und Frühe Neuzeit im historischen Horizont der Nachkriegszeit' stellt die unterschiedlichen Entwicklungen der Geschichtswissenschaft in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik dar. In dieser Hausarbeit sollen diese Entwicklungen am Beispiel der Hussitenkriege untersucht werden. Es geht dabei nicht um die Ereignisse selbst, sondern - wie es im Studienbrief zum Begriff des 'historischen Horizontes' heiBt - darum, welches Bild von den Ereignissen die Historiker jeweils entwerfen und an die Gesellschaft zur Ausbildung ihres Horizontes weitergeben. Das Thema der Hussitenkriege wurde gewählt, weil das Hussitentum 'eine Mischung von religiösen, nationalen und socialpolitischen Ideen' ist und daher sehr unterschiedliche Interpretations- und Einordnungsmöglichkeiten bietet. Welche dieser Möglichkeiten von den Historikern in Ost und West jeweils gewählt wurden, bzw. welcher Ton im genannten 'Dreiklang' jeweils hervortritt, soll anhand folgender Detailfrage herausgearbeitet werden: Welche Ziele und Motive werden den Hussiten als Kriegspartei in der jeweiligen Darstellung zugeordnet? Oder, anders gefragt: Kämpfen die Hussiten in der jeweiligen Darstellung primär - als Sozialrevolutionäre - als tschechische Nationalisten oder - als Aktivisten einer religiösen Erneuerungsbewegung? Gerhard Schmidt (geb. 1972) studierte zunächst Betriebswirtschaft, wandte sich aber nach einer 17-jährigen Berufstätigkeit in der Versicherungsbranche den Kulturwissenschaften (Geschichte und Literatur) zu. Nach seinem Bachelor-Abschluss an der Fernuniversität in Hagen (2017) setzt er dort seine Studien in einem Master-Studiengang Geschichte fort. Er ist verheiratet und Vater von zwei Söhnen.

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Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love CD
HK$ 63.00
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1. It's Not Right But It's Okay - Rodney Jerkins 2. Heartbreak Hotel - Whitney Houston feat. Faith Evans and Kelly Price, Kenneth Karlin, Soulshock & Karlin 3. My Love is Your Love - Houston, Whitney 4. When you believe - Houston, Whitney & Mariah Carey 5. If I told you that - Houston, Whitney 6. In my business - Houston, Whitney 7. I learned from the best - Houston, Whitney 8. Oh yes - Houston, Whitney 9. Get it back - Houston, Whitney 10. Until you come back - Houston, Whitney 11. I bow out - Houston, Whitney 12. You'll never stand alone - Houston, Whitney 13. I was made to love him - Houston, Whitney & Lauryn Hill

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The Classical Music Quiz Book
HK$ 37.00 HK$ 41.00
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Do you enjoy listening to classical music? Are you familiar with well-known composers and the music they created? Can you tell the difference between Boccherini and Birtwistle, or maybe you would like to be able to? If you answered yes to any of these questions you are certain to enjoy The Classical Music Quiz Book. The 250 questions in this book have been put together to test your knowledge of all the best-loved composers and their work and the simple quiz format makes it a fun and easy way to learn more about classical music. There are sections on famous concert halls, films and film scores, instruments, dances and arias, as well as the many brilliant composers and the timeless pieces of music they will be remembered for. This quiz book is a light-hearted way to teach yourself more about the great composers and their music or find out how much you already know. This is a must-have for anyone who appreciates classical music or would simply like to be better informed about the genre.

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Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack (PVG)
HK$ 119.00 HK$ 148.00
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Seventeen songs from the film adaptation of the megahit musical featuring the songs of Abba. Includes classic Abba hits such as Dancing Queen, The Winner Takes It All and Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) .This stage-to-film adaptation has proved hugely popular with audiences of all ages, as well as creating a new interactive cinema experience with Mamma Mia!: The Sing-Along Edition. Now you can sing and play along at home with this accompanying book for Piano, Voice and Guitar. Song List: Dancing QueenDoes Your Mother KnowGimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)Honey HoneyI Have A DreamLay All Your Love On MeMamma MiaMoney, Money, MoneyOur Last SummerS.O.S.Slipping Through My FingersSuper TrouperTake A Chance On MeThe Name Of The GameThe Winner Takes It AllVoulez VousWhen All Is Said And Done

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The Story of British Classical Music
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The story of British classical music extends over more than a thousand years. A distinctive national tone was identifiable already in medieval times, and in the fifteenth century Dunstable was a leading international figure. The Renaissance saw the emergence of great composers such as Tallis, Byrd and Gibbons, and the seventeenth century was lit up by the brief but brilliant career of Purcell. After a long period dominated by composers from abroad, British creativity reasserted itself once more on the world stage, with Elgar and Vaughan Williams. Their successors, Britten and Tippett, opened the way for the crowded and diverse scene of the present day. British writer and broadcaster Anthony Burton traces this history in an informative e-text.

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30-Second Classical Music
HK$ 113.00 HK$ 141.00
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Do you know a capella from zarzuela, or your major from your minor? Can you distinguish between a serenade and a symphony? If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to understand the creative journey taken by classical music from the Middle Ages to the modern era. Our early ancestors understood pitch and rhythm, the basic tools that have been worked and ordered by composers and performers over the past 400 years into an extraordinary body of music written for soloists, chamber musicians and entire orchestras. Today, everyone has access to a prodigy of classical music which, far from being traditional or elitist, is alive and magical. From plainsong to programme music, appreciate the magnitude and majesty, the passion and the pathos of sounds that have the power to stir our emotions to great joy or infinite sadness. Here's music to your ears.

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Missguided Whitney Houston Over Sized T Shirt Dress
HK$ 318.00
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This T shirt dress features in a black hue with Whitney Houston graphic on the front, a crew neckline and short sleeves. Over-sized Fit 95% Polyester, 5% Elastane Approx length: 82 cm/32" (Based on a UK size 8 sample) Sabreena wears a UK size 8 / EU size 36 / US size 4 and her height is 5'9"

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The Little Book of Country Music Wisdom
HK$ 103.00 HK$ 128.00
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Illustrated wisdom from country stars past and present Country Music Association estimates 42% of American adults (98 million-plus) are country music fans From country legends and stars of today-many interviewed by the author Country-inspired, colorful design with full illustrations and spot-art throughoutLittle Book of Country Music Wisdom offers the wise, unvarnished words of country stars past and present on a variety of topics like love, family, fun, work, health, heartache and even death to offer the full, big-picture view of country wisdom. Country music wisdom can be uplifting, funny, or hopeful, and sometimes it's deadly serious, but above all it's honest. This collection includes Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Bryan, and more.

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Johnny Cash - Out Among The Stars CD
HK$ 52.00
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Track List Out Among The Stars Baby Ride Easy (Duet With June Carter Cash) She Used To Love Me A Lot After All I'm Movin' On (Duet With Waylon Jennings) If I Told You Who It Was Call Your Mother (Written By Johnny Cash) I Drove Her Out Of My Mind Tennessee Rock And Roll Shoes Don't You Think It'S Come Our Time (Duet With June Carter Cash) I Came To Believe (Written By Johnny Cash)

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Classical Music
HK$ 118.00 HK$ 147.00
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Make A Sound Investment IN Classical MUSICWho are the ten most important classical composers? Who in the world was Palestrina? Why did Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" cause a riot? Which five of each important composer's works should you buy? What is a concerto and how does it differ from a sonata?Maybe you don't know the answers to these questions; author Phil Goulding certainly didn't. When Goulding first tried to learn about classical music, he found himself buried in an avalanche of technical terms and complicated jargon-so he decided to write the book he couldn't find. The result is a complete classical music education in one volume. Comprehensive, discriminating, and delightfully irreverent, Classical Music provides such essential information as:* Rankings of the top 50 composers (Bach is #1. Borodin is #50)* A detailed and anecdotal look at each composer's life and work* The five primary works of each composer and specific recommended CDs for each* Further great works of each composer-if you really like him* Concise explanations of musical terminology, forms, and periods* A guide to the parts and history of the symphony orchestra"This book uses every conceivable gimmick to immerse readers in the richness of classical music: lists, rankings, sidebars devoted to lively anecdotes, and catchy leads."-The Washington Post"One terrific music appreciation book. The information is surprisingly detailed but concisely presented. Goulding's writing style is breezy yet mature.[He] has raised music appreciation from a racket to a service."-The Arizona Daily Star From the Trade Paperback edition.

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So You Want to Sing Sacred Music
HK$ 246.00 HK$ 307.00
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Sacred music traditions vary profoundly from one religion to the next. Even within the Christian faith, one can hear a wide variety of music among and within different denominations. Catholics, mainline Protestants, and Evangelicals have all developed unique traditions. Many people are not exposed to multiple faith experiences in their upbringings, which can make exploring an unfamiliar sacred music style challenging. Because of this, singers and teachers regularly encounter religious singing styles to which they have not yet been exposed. In So You Want to Sing Sacred Music, multiplecontributors offer a broad overview of sacred singing in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Evan Kent, Anthony Ruff, Matthew Hoch, and Sharon L. Radionoff share their expertise on topics as diverse as Jewish cantorial music, Gregorian chant, post-Vatican II Catholic music, choral traditions, and contemporary Christian music. This plethora of styles represents the most common traditions encountered by amateur and emerging professional singers when exploring sacred performance opportunities. In each chapter, contributors consider liturgical origins, musical characteristics, training requirements, repertoire, and resources for each of these traditions. The writers-all professional singers and teachers with rich experience singing these styles-also discuss vocal technique as it relates to each style. Contributors also offer professional advice for singers seeking work within each tradition's institutional settings, surveying the skills needed while offering practical advice for auditioning and performing successfully in the world of sacred music. So You Want to Sing Sacred Music is a helpful resource for any singer looking to add sacred performance to their portfolio or seeking opportunities and employment where sacred music is practiced and performed. Additional chapters by Scott McCoy, Wendy LeBorgne, and Matthew Edwards address universal questions of voice science and pedagogy, vocal health,

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Johnny Cash Chord Songbook
HK$ 92.00 HK$ 115.00
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Lyrics and chords to over fifty of the man in black's greatest and best-known songs. Specially arranged from the actual recordings, in the original keys. Each song includes chord symbols, guitar chord boxes and complete lyrics. Includes a playing guide.

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Der Goldene Plan Ost - Das Sonderförderungsprogramm im Überblick
HK$ 78.00 HK$ 81.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Sport - Sportgeschichte, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Veranstaltung: Aufbaukurs Sportgeschichte, 3 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 'Goldener Plan Ost'? Die ersten Assoziationen zu diesem Begriff waren bezogen auf die Zeit der Ddr, und da er im Zusammenhang mit der Sportgeschichte zum ersten Mal fiel, wurde dieser dann mit einem staatlichen Auftrag zur Förderung des Sports in Verbindung gebracht. Doch die Recherchen zu diesem Thema ergaben, dass diese Ansätze nur im Punkt staatlicher Förderung zumindest teilweise zutreffen. Vorbild für den 'Goldenen Plan Ost' war der 'Goldene Plan', der durch die Deutsche Olympische Gesellschaft (Dog) initiiert und von 1960 bis 1975 in der alten Bundesrepublik umgesetzt wurde. Auf ihn griff der Deutsche Sportbund (Dsb) im Jahr 1992 zurück, als er eine Sportstättenbauförderung für die neuen Bundesländer vorschlug. Frühe Ansätze, dem nachzukommen, sind 1995 im Investitionsförderungsgesetz 'Aufbau Ost' zu erkennen, doch wird der 'Goldene Plan Ost' erst seit 1999 mit dem Antritt der rot-grünen Regierung nach den Kriterien des DSB umgesetzt. Da derartige MaBnahmen immer mit Investitionen in Form von Geld verbunden sind, ist die Zukunft des Sonderförderungsprogramms fragwürdig. Gute Nutzungsbedingungen für die Ausübung des Sports liegen nicht nur im Interesse der Vereine, Gemeinden und Länder, sondern auch in dem des Bundes, denn im Breitensport werden schlieBlich die Spitzensportler entdeckt, die später explizit von der Bundesregierung gefördert werden. Dass Förderungsprogramme im Bereich des Sportstättenbaus erforderlich sind, macht auch die derzeit bestehende Auffassung deutlich, dass zunehmend ein 'Goldener Plan West' gefordert wird. Da das Bundesministerium des Inneren (Bmi) zuständig für den Sport auf Bundesebene ist, und der DSB dieses Programm ins Leben gerufen hat, werde ich mich aufgrund fehlender Literatur zu diesem Thema hauptsächlich auf

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The Oxford Handbook of Country Music
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Now in its sixth decade, country music studies is a thriving field of inquiry involving scholars working in the fields of American history, folklore, sociology, anthropology, musicology, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, and geography, among many others. Covering issues of historiography and practice as well as the ways in which the genre interacts with media and social concerns such as class, gender, and sexuality, The Oxford Handbook of Country Music interrogates prevailing narratives, explores significant lacunae in the current literature, and provides guidance for future research. More than simply treating issues that have emerged within this subfield, The Oxford Handbook of Country Music works to connect to broader discourses within the various fields that inform country music studies in an effort to strengthen the area's interdisciplinarity. Drawing upon the expertise of leading and emerging scholars, this Handbook presents an introduction into the historiographical narratives and methodological issues that have emerged in country music studies' first half-century.

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The Library Of Classical Music
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The Library Of Classical Music is a wonderfully vast collection of the greatest pieces of music from the Classical period. Featuring a diverse range of compositions from the innovators and masters, each work is arranged for solo Piano. Among the many composers whose work is included are C.p.e. Bach, J.c. Bach, Beethoven, Clementi, Czerny, Gluck, Haydn, Hummel, Mozart and Weber. The sheer amount of incredible music featured within The Library Of Classical Music makes this an essential collection of Piano sheet music that works as well as an introduction to the period as it does as a comprehensive anthology of the greatest works of that era.

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The Contemporary Christian Music Debate: Worldly Compromise or Agent of Renewal
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As a professor, I am constantly concerned with equipping my students with a scriptural perspective of cutting edge issues in today's youth culture. When it comes to music, I have yet to find a more balanced and thorough work on the subject. - Dr. Bill Jones, president, Columbia International UniversityWhat's the best worship style for my ministry? Traditional hymns? Country? Rock? Rap? Discover insights from the bible, missions, psychology, and the entertaining history of our hymns. Go beyond emotional appeals to 'the way we've always done it' and 'what the praise team likes.'Josh McDowell: 'A well-documented, biblically based, and culturally relevant insight into the debate on contemporary Christian music. For every mom, dad, and pastor, this book is a must.'College president Robertson McQuilkin: '…addresses a church-splitting and generation-splitting issue with thorough scholarship and irenic spirit. He persuades with a gentle approach that respects opposing viewpoints, and he charts practical ways for local churches to incorporate newer forms of music while maintaining harmony in a music ministry for all.'Contents1. The Christian Music ControversyPART One: Contemporary Music Under Fire2. Charges of Health Threats3. Charges of Moral Corruption4. Charges of Worldliness5. Charges of Poor Aesthetic Quality and a Cautioning Inner Witness6. Charges of Bad Associations, Questionable Motives, and Dangerous LeaningsPART Two: A Biblical Perspective7. The Bible on Music8. Biblical Principles for Musicians and SponsorsPART Three: A Revealing Journey Through History9. From Early Chants to Reformation Songs10. From Psalm Singing to Hymnody11. What We Can Learn from HistoryPART Four: Harnessing THE Power OF Contemporary Music12. The Need for an Alternative13. Communicating Musical Convictions to Your Children14. A Christian Alternative15. Taking it to the Church16. Taking it to the WorldAPPENDIX: HOW Four Growing Churches USE Contemporary Musicend NOTES"The Dutch translation o

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Der Generalplan Ost - Nationalsozialistische Pläne zur Kolonisation Ostmitteleuropas
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Geschichte Europa - Deutschland - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: 1,0, Universität Vechta; früher Hochschule Vechta (Institut für Geschichte und historische Landesforschung), Veranstaltung: Bombenkrieg und Vertreibung - Über den Umgang mit zwei umstrittenen Themen in Forschung, Öffentlichkeit und Schule, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die vorliegende Hausarbeit beschäftigt sich mit dem sogenannten Generalplan Ost. Im ersten Zugriff kann man den Generalplan Ost als Gesamtkonzeption der Germanisierungspolitik im Dritten Reich zwischen Oder und Ural definieren. Konkret handelt es sich jedoch um eine Vielzahl von spezifischen Plänen, die unter dem Dach der SS, der Schutzstaffel der Nsdap, zwischen 1940 und 1943 unter dem Namen Generalplan Ost entstanden sind. Alle diese Pläne fügen sich in die drei von Heinrich Himmler, ab 1929 Reichsführer SS, ausgegebenen Endziele nationalsozialistischer Politik ein. Erstens das Verschieben der deutschen Ostgrenze soweit wie möglich nach Osten, zweitens das Eingliedern germanischer Völker, in erster Linie Norweger, Dänen, Flamen und Niederländer, in den neuen deutschen Staat und drittens dann die Neuordnung des germanischen Weltreiches. Daraus ableiten kann man eine völkisch-nationale Siedlungs- und Bodenpolitik, die bereits zum Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts virulent war. Gründe dafür sind zum einen das Fehlen von naturgegebenen Volksgrenzen (z.B. zwischen deutschem und polnischem Territorium) oder auch von stabilen Staatsgrenzen und zum anderen daraus resultierend die ethnische Mischzone Ostmitteleuropas. Auf dieser Siedlungs- und Bodenpolitik entwickelte sich nun eine Ideologie, die Esch als Vermischung sozialdarwinistischer und ökonomischer Tendenzen charakterisiert.

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Missguided Whitney Houston Over Sized T Shirt Dress
HK$ 318.00
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This T shirt dress features in a black hue with Whitney Houston graphic on the front, a crew neckline and short sleeves. Over-sized Fit 95% Polyester, 5% Elastane Approx length: 82 cm/32" (Based on a UK size 8 sample) Sabreena wears a UK size 8 / EU size 36 / US size 4 and her height is 5'9"

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Whitney Houston
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About THE Book Known simply as The Voice, Whitney Houston enchanted the entire world with her epic vocal gift. Her exuberant performances, beauty, and acting talent quickly catapulted her to the highest echelons of fame and fortune, and during her lifetime she won more awards than any other female vocalist. Tony Bennett put it best on his twitter feed: "Whitney Houston was the greatest singer I've ever heard, and she will be truly missed." "Certain voices stand like monuments upon the landscape of twentieth century pop, defining the architecture of their times, sheltering the dreams of millions, and inspiring the climbing careers of countless imitators. Whitney Houston owns one of those voices," wrote Ann Powers of the Los Angeles Times. What was it about her voice that created such an international sensation? Listen to the excellent montage of Houston's greatest moments at People.com and you'll immediately understand. Her enormously wide range, gorgeous timber, and strong resonance made her voice sound almost supernatural. She could trill to treble F, extend down to G, and drop below middle C. One of the most celebrated songs of Houston's career, her famous remake of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You," showcased her powerful gift. Houston popularized the song at the height of her fame in the music video she recorded for the 1992 movie The Bodyguard. Houston also broke racial barriers when she rose to the top of the mainstream entertainment business. From her young modeling days to her later incredibly successful movie career, she always did it better and made more money than almost everyone else in Hollywood. As Jimmy Jam noted, "To me, Whitney was the next person, after Diana Ross, who for a lot of little girls was sort of that bright light called positive African-American beauty and talent. When you look at someone like Beyonce, you know the influence someone like Whitney had on that." Meet THE Author Kimberly Hudson is a professional writer who live

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Johnny Cash
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To millions, he was the rebellious Man in Black, the unabashed patriot, the redeemed Christian-the king of country music. But Johnny Cash (1932-2003) was also an uncertain country boy whose dreams were born in the cotton fields of Arkansas and who struggled his entire life with a guilt-ridden childhood, addictions, and self-doubt. Johnny Cash: The Biography explores many often overlooked aspects of the legend's life and career, uncovering the origins of his songwriting and trademark boom-chicka-boom rhythm and delving into the details of his personal life, including his drug dependency, which dogged him long after many thought he'd beaten it. Scrupulously researched, passionately told, Johnny Cash: The Biography is the unforgettable portrait of an enduring American icon.

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The Whitney Houston Quiz Book
HK$ 37.00 HK$ 41.00
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Are you a fan of Whitney Houston? Have you followed every twist and turn in her long and successful career? Were you, like thousands of others, deeply saddened by Whitney's untimely death? Then what better way to pay tribute to the legendary queen of soul than with this quiz book?The 100 questions in the The Whitney Houston Quiz Book have been compiled to test your memory of the people and places that shaped the life of one of the highest achieving performers of all time. Whitney Houston leaves behind a legacy of record breaking hits and best-selling albums. This book details Whitney's life from the early years singing in a gospel choir with her mother through acting success and on to become a multi-award winning diva. With questions about all aspects of Whitney's life, you are certain to find out something new. This book is a must have for all Whitney Houston fans and for anyone interested in learning more about the woman who paved the way for women of colour to achieve recognition in the music industry.

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Ost Highway
HK$ 56.00
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Im tiefsten Sachsen-Anhalt gestrandet, wartet der westdeutsche Privatdetektiv Hank Meyer auf neue Herausforderungen. Einstweilen bestreitet der bekennende Country-Fan die Radiosendung "Lost Songs Found" und feiert mit den Kumpels philosophische Trinkgelage. Doch dann wird die Moderatorin Gerda Lattke ermordet aufgefunden. Als der Sohn der Verstorbenen ihn bittet, den Fall zu übernehmen, ist Hank Meyer in seinem Element. Die Spurensuche führt ihn von den Untiefen der Stasi-Archive bis in die Sümpfe von Louisiana.

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Whitney Houston The Queen Of Pop
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An amazing singing and movie career that spanned three decades and touched millions of people around the world. 'Whitney Houston - The Queen of Pop' tells the compelling story of the girl from Newark who's first class talent, model looks and glittering personality made her one of (if not The) most successful pop stars of the late 21st century. Adored by hundreds of millions of fans around the world who all say Whitney's songs and performances touched their life. A tribute to the life and brilliant career of the late Whitney Houston

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Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III
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Ferdinand III played a crucial role both in helping to end the Thirty Years' War and in re-establishing Habsburg sovereignty within his hereditary lands, and yet he remains one of the most neglected of all Habsburg emperors. The underlying premise of Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III is that Ferdinand's accomplishments came not through diplomacy or strong leadership but primarily through a skillful manipulation of the arts, through which he communicated important messages to his subjects and secured their allegiance to the Catholic Church. An important locus for cultural activity at court, especially as related to the Habsburgs' political power, was the Emperor's public image. Ferdinand III offers a fascinating case study in monarchical representation, for the war necessitated that he revise the image he had cultivated at the beginning of his reign, that of a powerful, victorious warrior. Weaver argues that by focusing on the patronage of sacred music (rather than the more traditional visual and theatrical means of representation), Ferdinand III was able to uphold his reputation as a pious Catholic reformer and subtly revise his triumphant martial image without sacrificing his power, while also achieving his Counter-Reformation goal of unifying his hereditary lands under the Catholic church. Drawing upon recent methodological approaches to the representation of other early modern monarchs, as well as upon the theory of confessionalization, this book places the sacred vocal music composed by imperial musicians into the rich cultural, political, and religious contexts of mid-seventeenth-century Central Europe. The book incorporates dramatic productions such as opera, oratorio, and Jesuit drama (as well as works in other media), but the primary focus is the more numerous and more frequently performed Latin-texted paraliturgical genre of the motet, which has generally not been considered by scholars as a vehicle for monarchical representa

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Sacred Music Drama
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"The indelible imprint of sacred music drama throughout history is undeniable. and its resurgence in the twentieth and twentieth-first centuries stirs the curiosity." Carl Gerbrandt, in pursuing these issues, has brought to our fingertips a stimulating historical perspective on sacred music drama as well as an extensively annotated list of repertoire. Years of research have gone into providing information on centuries of sacred music dramas/operas which for the most part have been known to very few. Included in these pages of his Second Edition are over 330 sacred music dramas/operas, each with scholarly and practical information that will be of interest and great value to the opera director, the performer, the scholar, the conductor and the church musician. Gerbrandt's Setting THE Stage section is an enlightening overview of sacred music history. The repertoire selected includes works from the Middle Ages to works being written today. Each work is reviewed with regard to the source of libretto, the style and difficulty of its musical content, the date and location of the first performance, the number of acts and scenes, and the performance length of the work. Additionally, each role is listed by name and voicing, and in most cases, the vocal range is indicated. The choral demands, orchestrations and dance requirements are identified. A thorough plot synopsis as well as the location of scores and parts is given. Ten appendices cross-reference textual sources and topical content while assisting in the selection of works for worship services or theatrical performances. Select contact information of publishers and composers in also included. Sacred Music Drama: The Producer's Guide fills a long standing void by acquainting directors, students, performers and interested readers with the numerous sacred music dramas which are available.

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Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star
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Mainstream SuccessIn 1974, Rogers left the group to go solo again. He chose to focus his energy on nation songs and "Love Lifted Me" became his first solo top 20 country hit in 1975. 2 years later on, Rogers reached the top of the nation charts with the mournful ballad "Lucille," about a man being left by his spouse. The track additionally did well on the pop charts, making it into the leading 5. It also delivered Rogers his first Grammy Award- this time for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. Quickly following up this success, Rogers released The Gambler in 1978. The title track came to be another massive nation and pop hit and provided Rogers his second Grammy Award. He also showed his tender side on the recording with the prominent ballad "She Believes in Me." Kenny (1979) featured such favorites as "Coward of the County" and "You Decorated My Life." Around this time, he wrote the guidance book Making It With Music: Kenny Rogers' Guide to the Music Business (1978).In addition to his solo work, Rogers tape-recorded a series of favorites with nation legend Dottie West. The two reached the top of the nation charts with "Every Time Two Fools Collide" (1978), "All I Ever Need Is You" (1979) and "What Are We Doin' In Love" (1981). Also in 1981, Rogers held the No. 1 spot on the pop charts for six weeks with his version of Lionel Richie's "Lady."By this time, Rogers was a true crossover artist, appreciating huge success on both the country and pop charts. He collaborated with such pop stars as Kim Carnes and Sheena Easton. Resorting to acting, Rogers starred in many television motion pictures encouraged by his tunes, consisting of 1980's The Gambler, which generated a number of part twos, and 1981's Coward of the County. On the big display, he played a race car driver in the comedy Six Pack (1982).In 1983, Rogers scored one of his biggest hits: a duet with Dolly Parton called "Islands in the Stream." Created by the Bee Gees, the tune went to the top of both the country

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Carrie Underwood 35 Success Facts - Everything you need to know about Carrie Underwood
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A Testament To Carrie Underwood. This book is your ultimate resource for Carrie Underwood. Here you will find the most up-to-date 35 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Carrie Underwood's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Carrie Underwood - Early life, See You Again (Carrie Underwood song) - Composition, Home Sweet Home (Mötley Crüe song) - Carrie Underwood version, Carrie Underwood - 2004-05: American Idol, Play On (Carrie Underwood album) - Background, See You Again (Carrie Underwood song) - Music video, Just a Dream (Carrie Underwood song) - Content, List of awards and nominations received by Carrie Underwood - British Country Music Awards, Inside Your Heaven - Carrie Underwood's track listing, Play On (Carrie Underwood album) - Critical reception, See You Again (Carrie Underwood song) - Critical reception, Mark Bright (record producer) - Carrie Underwood, Carrie Underwood: Live 2006, Some Hearts (Carrie Underwood album), List of awards and nominations received by Carrie Underwood - Country Music Awards of Australia, Some Hearts (Carrie Underwood album) - Singles, Just a Dream (Carrie Underwood song) - Writing and inspiration, Carrie Underwood: Live 2006 - Set List, Play On (Carrie Underwood album) - Singles, Carrie Underwood - 2005-07: Breakthrough and major success with Some Hearts, List of awards and nominations for American Idol contestants - Carrie Underwood, Carrie Underwood discography, Just a Dream (Carrie Underwood song) - Critical reception, Just a Dream (Carrie Underwood song) - Music video, List of songs recorded by Carrie Underwood, and much more.

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So You Want to Sing Sacred Music
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Sacred music traditions vary profoundly from one religion to the next. Even within the Christian faith, one can hear a wide variety of music among and within different denominations. Catholics, mainline Protestants, and Evangelicals have all developed unique traditions. Many people are not exposed to multiple faith experiences in their upbringings, which can make exploring an unfamiliar sacred music style challenging. Because of this, singers and teachers regularly encounter religious singing styles to which they have not yet been exposed. In So You Want to Sing Sacred Music, multiplecontributors offer a broad overview of sacred singing in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Evan Kent, Anthony Ruff, Matthew Hoch, and Sharon L. Radionoff share their expertise on topics as diverse as Jewish cantorial music, Gregorian chant, post-Vatican II Catholic music, choral traditions, and contemporary Christian music. This plethora of styles represents the most common traditions encountered by amateur and emerging professional singers when exploring sacred performance opportunities. In each chapter, contributors consider liturgical origins, musical characteristics, training requirements, repertoire, and resources for each of these traditions. The writers-all professional singers and teachers with rich experience singing these styles-also discuss vocal technique as it relates to each style. Contributors also offer professional advice for singers seeking work within each tradition's institutional settings, surveying the skills needed while offering practical advice for auditioning and performing successfully in the world of sacred music. So You Want to Sing Sacred Music is a helpful resource for any singer looking to add sacred performance to their portfolio or seeking opportunities and employment where sacred music is practiced and performed. Additional chapters by Scott McCoy, Wendy LeBorgne, and Matthew Edwards address universal questions of voice science and pedagogy, vocal health,

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Carrie Underwood Quiz Book
HK$ 27.00
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Carrie Underwood is widely regarded a the Queen of Country Music and is one of the biggest selling music stars in the world. She rose to fame after winning on American Idol and has never looked back. This quiz book will test even the most avid of Carrie Care Bears with questions on her early life, music, tours, record breaking sales and much more.

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The Joy of Classical Music
HK$ 109.00 HK$ 135.00
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Who's Afraid of Classical Music? For years Joan Kennedy, at home, on the campaign trail, and in concert, has shared her love of classical music with adults and children. Now she uses her experience as a teacher and musician to show how you and your family can make music an enriching part of your lives. In this easy-to-understand and reassuring guide, Joan Kennedy explains: How to start listening to classical music and enjoying what you hear-with a minimum of effort and expense Creative, fun ways to bring music to your children-both at home and in school All you and your family will need to enjoy a musical performance: a brief history of classical music, a user-friendly guide to concert rituals, and advice on how to bring your children to concerts-choosing the performances they will enjoy and making sure they get the most out of the experience Also: a glossary of musical terms lists of the most popular classical pieces and Joan Kennedy's personal favorites a guide to further reading sixteen pages of photographs foreword by John Williams, former conducter of the Boston Pops and Academy Award-winning composer of the classic film scores for Star Wars, E.t, and Schindler's List.

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Classical Music
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Delia and Bea: sisters, but never close. Delia lives a glamorous life in New York and Bea lives thousands of miles away in New Zealand, looking after elderly parents and playing the role of dutiful daughter. Delia and Bea both long for the warmth and intimacy of sisterhood, but it always eludes them. When Delia rushes home for their father's funeral there is an opportunity to spend some time together, but Delia and Bea move in orbit around each other, both recalling grievances and hurts, neither prepared to admit their need for each other. But as the day of the funeral passes, memories are unlocked: memories of their mother and her passion for music, memories of their father and memories of a magical summer and a man they had all loved.

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Richard Baker's Classical Music Quiz Book
HK$ 63.00 HK$ 72.00
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No matter how much you think you know about classical music, you'll find plenty of baffling questions and surprising answers inside - all carefully compiled by Richard Baker Obe. Challenge your friends! Try to answer questions round by round…or read it just for fun! You'll have hours of enjoyment with the ultimate Classical Music questions and answers book.

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Indigo Wild Whitney Houston - A Espetacular e o Trágico Declínio da Mulher Cuja Voz Inspirou uma Geração
HK$ 108.00 HK$ 114.00
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Whitney Houston (1963-2012) foi uma das maiores divas da música POP internacional. Poucos artistas do show business alcançaram seu sucesso. Em 1992, com o lançamento do filme O Guarda-Costas, ela atingiu o topo das paradas com a música "I Will Always Love You". A trilha sonora do filme ainda permanece até os dias de hoje como um dos álbuns mais vendidos de todos os tempos. Ela ganhou seis prêmios Grammy, dois Emmy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, e 22 American Music Awards, e acumulou uma grande fortuna. Sua trágica morte chocou o mundo inteiro e deixou milhares de fãs de luto. O livro traça a vida deste ícone da música americana, desde sua infância em New Jersey, onde cresceu em uma família com um forte legado musical. O grande autor biógrafo Mark Bego oferece um olhar único para sua família e seu imenso talento. Investiga os segredos por trás de seu comportamento errático, a verdade sobre o seu casamento tumultuado com Bobby Brown, a tentativa desesperada de sua mãe para controlá-la, seu dinâmico papel no filme Sparkle (que será lançado postumamente), e os eventos que levaram à sua morte trágica.

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Expressive Forms in Brahms's Instrumental Music
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"This book is a substantial and timely contribution to Brahms studies. Its strategy is to focus on a single critical work, the C-Minor Piano Quartet, analyzing and interpreting it in great detail, but also using it as a stepping-stone to connect it to other central Brahms works in order to reach a new understanding of the composer's technical language and expressive intent. It is an original and worthy contribution on the music of a major composer." -Patrick McCrelessExpressive Forms in Brahms's Instrumental Music integrates a wide variety of analytical methods into a broader study of theoretical approaches, using a single work by Brahms as a case study. On the basis of his findings, Smith considers how Brahms's approach in this piano quartet informs analyses of similar works by Brahms as well as by Beethoven and Mozart. Musical Meaning and Interpretation-Robert S. Hatten, editor

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Iranian Classical Music
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Questions of creativity, and particularly the processes which underlie creative performance or 'improvisation', form some of the central areas of interest in current musicology. Yet the predominant discourses on which musicological thought in this area are based have rarely been challenged. In this book Laudan Nooshin interrogates musicological discourses of creativity from the perspective of critical theory and postcolonial studies, examining their ideological underpinnings, the relationships of alterity which they sustain, and the profound implications for our understanding of creative processes in music. The repertoire which forms the book's main focus is Iranian classical music, a tradition in which the performer plays a central creative role. Addressing a number of issues regarding the nature of musical creativity, the author explores both the discourses through which ideas about creativity are constructed, exchanged and negotiated within this tradition, and the practice by which new music comes into being. For the latter she compares a number of performances by musicians playing a range of instruments and spanning a period of more than 30 years, focusing on one particular section of repertoire, dastg?h Seg?h, and providing transcriptions of the performances as the basis for analytical exploration of the music's underlying compositional principles. This book is about understanding musical creativity as a meaningful social practice. It is the first to examine the ways in which ideas about tradition, authenticity, innovation and modernity in Iranian classical music form part of a wider social discourse on creativity, and in particular how they inform debates regarding national and cultural identity.

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Country Music Trivia and Fact Book
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This popular question-and-answer book has been revised and updated to include the newest stars, latest songs, and most current statistics. Illustrated.

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The A to Z of Sacred Music
HK$ 316.00 HK$ 351.00
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Nearly all religious traditions have reserved a special place for sacred music. Whether it is music accompanying a ritual or purely for devotional purposes, music composed for entire congregations or for the trained soloist, or music set to holy words or purely instrumental, in some form or another, music is present. In fact, in some traditions the relation between the music and the ritual is so intimate that to distinguish between them would be inaccurate. The A to Z of Sacred Music covers the most important aspects of the sacred music of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and other smaller religious groups. It provides useful information on all the significant traditions of this music through the use of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major types of music, composers, key religious figures, specialized positions, genres of composition, technical terms, instruments, fundamental documents and sources, significant places, and important musical compositions.

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The Big Book of Classical Music (Songbook)
HK$ 159.00 HK$ 199.00
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(Piano Solo Songbook). All your favorite piano masterpieces in one convenient collection! This book features piano solo arrangements of 100 classics by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Faure, Franck, Gounod, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Pachelbel, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Vivaldi, Wagner, and more!

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Country Music as Reflection on the American Culture
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,5, Dresden Technical University (Unstitut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: Readings in North American Cultural Studies, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In my term paper I will examine the question 'Why is Country Music in America so popular?' Therefore, I will concentrate on the development of country music from traditional folk music to commercial music. I will reflect on the influences of the immigrants who entered the USA to build a brave new world, different to the old wo rld of Europe, which they assumed to be overpopulated and morally corrupt. On the basis of several selected books and articles, like those of Bill Malone, Seymor Martin Lipset and Rachel Rubin, I will emphasize the meaning of the most traditional music of America. Analyzing changes in the musical development, I will explain them as a consequence of the country's changing social circumstances by using the example of the Bakersfield movement in the 1930s. I will furthermore outline the most important facts and events regarding the music, including the life and work of Merle Haggard, who perfectly represented the theme of nostalgia in country music. At the end, I will emphasize the commercial aspect of country music, its Western image and the high efficiency of the Nashville music publishing industry.

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The Johnny Cash I Knew. A Kind and Caring Man
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The author had the pleasure of working with Johnny Cash for two years in the 1970s. He got to know him well. He was with Johnny in all kinds of situations-in the House of Cash recording studio, backstage multiple times, in his Sahara Tahoe guest house, riding in limos, at dinner often in the author's Victoria Station restaurants, amongst hundreds of fans, performing live in San Quentin Prison-in places very few people were privileged to be with him. The author co-produced with Johnny an album of train songs. Johnny was always kind and considerate, a true gentleman. In the years since the author worked with him, he has read and seen many things that disparaged Cash's character and overplayed Johnny's addictions and behavior. The author never saw any evidence of that. The author felt the way Johnny was portrayed in the movie Walk the Line was a misrepresentation of the man he knew as Johnny Cash. He wrote this book to show the soft, mellow, kind side of this warm and loving man. 17 pictures are included in the text.

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Signal Analysis of Hindustani Classical Music
HK$ 981.00 HK$ 1,090.00
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of the basics of Hindustani music and the associated signal analysis and technological developments. It begins with an in-depth introduction to musical signal analysis and its current applications, and then moves on to a detailed discussion of the features involved in understanding the musical meaning of the signal in the context of Hindustani music. The components consist of tones, shruti, scales, pitch duration and stability, raga, gharana and musical instruments. The book covers the various technological developments in this field, supplemented with a number of case studies and their analysis. The book offers new music researchers essential insights into the use the automatic concept for finding and testing the musical features for their applications. Intended primarily for postgraduate and PhD students working in the area of scientific research on Hindustani music, as well as other genres where the concepts are applicable, it is also a valuable resource for professionals and researchers in musical signal processing.

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The Instrumental Music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat and their Contemporaries
HK$ 444.00 HK$ 493.00
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Based on primary sources, many of which have never been published or examined in detail, this book examines the music of the late seventeenth-century composers, Biber, Schmeltzer and Muffat, and the compositions preserved in the extensive Moravian archives in Kromeriz. These works have never before been fully examined in the cultural and conceptual contexts of their time. Charles E. Brewer sets these composers and their music within a framework that first examines the basic Baroque concepts of instrumental style, and then provides a context for the specific works. The dances of Schmeltzer, for example, functioned both as incidental music in Viennese operas and as music for elaborate court pantomimes and balls. These same cultural practices also account for some of Biber's most programmatic music, which accompanied similar entertainments in Kromeriz and Salzburg. The many sonatas by these composers have also been misunderstood by not being placed in a context where it was normal to be entertained in church and edified in court. Many of the works discussed here remain unpublished but have, in recent years, been recorded. This book enhances our understanding and appreciation of these recordings by providing an analysis of the context in which the works were first performed.

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Classical Music, Why Bother?
HK$ 323.00 HK$ 359.00
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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Johnny Cash 143 Success Facts - Everything you need to know about Johnny Cash
HK$ 137.00 HK$ 172.00
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Celebrate The Power Of Johnny Cash. This book is your ultimate resource for Johnny Cash. Here you will find the most up-to-date 143 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Johnny Cash's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Flesh and Blood (Johnny Cash song), Unchained (Johnny Cash album) - Track listing, Johnny Cash - Published works, Hurt (Johnny Cash song) - Track listing, Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden - Personnel, Hymns by Johnny Cash - Track listing, Johnny Cash albums discography, Carryin' On with Johnny Cash and June Carter - Track listing, Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash - Track listing, Rainbow (Johnny Cash album) - Personnel, Ring of Fire: The Best of Johnny Cash, Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden - Track listing, The Johnny Cash Children's Album, Silver (Johnny Cash album) - Bonus tracks, The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983, Johnny Cash and His Woman, The Johnny Cash Children's Album - Additional Personnel, The Fabulous Johnny Cash - Track listing, Johnny Cash (song) - Reception, Johnny Cash and His Woman - Track listing, Johnny Cash: The Complete Columbia Album Collection, Hurt (Johnny Cash song) - Live performance, Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town - Personnel, The Johnny Cash Show (TV series) - Season 1 (1969-1970), Johnny Cash Sun Records discography - Singles, Unchained (Johnny Cash album) - Awards, Encore (Johnny Cash album) - Track listing, God's Gonna Cut You Down - Johnny Cash version, Hello, I'm Johnny Cash, Unchained (Johnny Cash album) - Personnel, Silver (Johnny Cash album) - Track listing, and much more.

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Nier Automata, PC, DLC, Weapons, Mods, Walkthrough, OST, Download, Game Guide Unofficial
HK$ 21.00
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*unofficial Guide* Advanced Tips & Strategy Guide. This is the most comprehensive and only detailed guide you will find online. Available for instant download on your mobile phone, eBook device, or in paperback form. With the success of my hundreds of other written guides and strategies I have written another advanced professional guide for new and veteran players. This gives specific strategies and tips on how to progress in the game, beat your opponents, acquire more coins and currency, plus much more! - How to Download & Install the Game- Professional Tips and Strategies. - Cheats and Hacks. - Beat the Game- Secrets, Tips, Cheats, Unlockables, and Tricks Used By Pro Players! - How to Get Tons of Resources. - Plus Much More! All versions of this guide have screenshots to help you better understand the game. There is no other guide that is as comprehensive and advanced as this one. Disclaimer: This product is not associated, affiliated, endorsed, certified, or sponsored by the Original Copyright Owner.

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The Venue Book: Keys To Conquering Country Music Booking
HK$ 783.00
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"The Venue Book" is essentially the encyclopedia of country music venues. It boasts contact information for more than 3,500 venues nationwide. "The Venue Book" has venue listings for every state in the US, and D.c. Many venues have in depth information including capacity, a direct booking contact, and sometimes even the budget the venue has set aside for music. The book is laid out in an easy to read format that is time saving and efficient. "The Venue Book" also contains informational & educational articles to help anyone get started with booking; including booking email templates, examples of booking agreements, tips for negotiation, questions to advance a show, and more. While other venue resources are geared mostly toward other styles of Indie music such as rock, punk, and singer songwriters, "The Venue Book" is geared specifically toward Country Music. This book is an essential resource for any country music artist who is booking themselves, or for their team members. This is 2 years worth of research organized and condensed for you. "The Venue Book" is power at your fingertips! Educational Articles Included In "The Venue Book":General Tips, Booking Script, Negotiation, Questions For Advancing A Show, Putting Together A One-Sheet, Booking Email Template, and an example of a Booking Agreement. Example Of A Venue Listing: The 120 Tavern and Music Hall (Shows Fri-Sat)Marietta, Ga(770) 509-3320Jake (Booker)

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A Chronology Of Western Classical Music 1600-2000
HK$ 137.00 HK$ 171.00
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"A great reference tool for anyone who wants to explore the history of music." - Philip GlassJon Paxman's Classical Music 16002000: A Chronology interprets four centuries of Western classical music, considering its evolution from two different perspectives. Monumental in scope but lucid in style, this book will prove invaluable to anyone student or enthusiast who wants to comprehend the overwhelmingly rich and sometimes complex evolution of Western classical music. Classical Music 16002000: A Chronology features contributions by Terry Barfoot, Katy Hamilton, Thomas Lydon and Robert Rawson.

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Abbau Ost
HK$ 88.00
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Eine kurze Geschichte vom Ende der DDRWölfe in OstdeutschlandNach dem Fall der Mauer, der Entindustrialisierung des Ostens und dem nur in Teilen geglückten Neuanfang folgt nun die dritte Phase der deutschen Einigung: die Schadensbegrenzung. Das Beitrittsgebiet kann sich - von ein paar Ausnahmen abgesehen - nicht zur Wachstumsregion entwickeln. Soll man gleich den ehemaligen DDR-Bürgern den Umzug ins alte Bundesgebiet zu bezahlen und das Territorium der früheren DDR der Natur zu überlassen? Wie konnte es so weit kommen und vor allem, wie soll es jetzt weitergehen? Ein Buch voller Wut, Kraft und Hoffnung. Stand 4 Wochen auf der Taschenbuch-Bestsellerliste Sachbuch.

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Ödland Ost - Darstellung der Medienlandschaft der neuen Bundesländer zehn Jahre nach der Vereinigung unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Zeitungsmarktes
HK$ 33.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2001 im Fachbereich Politik - Politische Systeme - Politisches System Deutschlands, Note: 1,7, Freie Universität Berlin (Otto-Suhr-Institut), Veranstaltung: Bilanz des deutschen Vereinigungsprozesses, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: [.] Andererseits reflektieren sie die Medienkonzentration des Westens. Ziel der Hausarbeit ist es, die Entstehung der Marktverhältnisse nach zu vollziehen. Medien hatten im Sozialismus der DDR eine staatstragende Funktion, sie waren fest in das politische System integriert. Die Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands (Sed) sowie die Regierungsorgane bestimmten nicht nur die Struktur des Mediensystems, sondern gaben auch die Inhalte vor. Medien waren folglich keineswegs frei, sondern ein Instrument des Systems. Dies galt bis zur Wende im Jahr 1989. Die Funktionsweise der Kontrolle sowie die Aufgaben der Medien sind Gegenstand des ersten Teils der Hausarbeit. Nach dem Rücktritt Erich Honeckers und der politischen Wende in der DDR erlebte auch das Mediensystem tief greifende Umwälzungen. Unzählige Neugründungen bei den Printmedien und die Distanzierung der alten Medien von der Partei verdeutlichen eine Abkehr vom staatlich kontrollierten System. Der Markt der Printmedien weist die bemerkenswertesten Veränderungen auf, und genau in diesen Bereich drängen Verlage aus Westdeutschland bereits vor der Vereinigung. Die Besonderheiten dieses Zeitabschnitts sind Vorläufer der Geschehnisse nach der Wiedervereinigung und werden in Teil II dargestellt. Die massiven Bewegungen der Wende-Zeit und kurz nach der Vereinigung finden auf dem Markt der Printmedien vergleichsweise schnell ein Ende: Die bedeutendsten Zeitungen der SED werden von der Treuhandanstalt an westdeutsche Verlage gegeben und sind bis heute weiterhin dominierend auf dem Zeitungsmarkt. Die Neugründungen der Wendezeit können der Konkurrenz nicht stand halten und werden eingestellt. Der Konzentrationsprozess dieser Phase ist gegenwärtig weit gehend abgeschlossen

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The Companion to Classical Music
HK$ 156.00
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This superbly authoratitive new work provides a comprehensive A-Z guide to some 1000 years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a vast range of composers, as well as looking at such key topics as music history (from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism), performers, theory and jargon. Throught Griffiths skilfully blends lightly worn scholarship with personal insight, whether examining the emotional colouring that different musical keys achieve or charting the rise and development of the symphony.

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Mamma Mia - The Movie Soundtrack (Songbook)
HK$ 83.00 HK$ 103.00
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(E-Z Play Today). 17 songs from the wonderfully entertaining movie soundtrack, including: Dancing Queen * Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) * I Have a Dream * Mamma Mia * Money, Money, Money * The Name of the Game * S.o.s. * Take a Chance on Me * Voulez-Vous * The Winner Takes It All * and more.

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Tales From Country Music
HK$ 165.00 HK$ 206.00
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Follow Gerry Wood on his journey with country music's biggest stars, featuring Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Shania Twain and many more familiar names in the industry. Tales from Country Music will take you backstage and behind the scenes with some of your favorite country music singers.

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The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries
HK$ 444.00 HK$ 493.00
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Beth Szczepanski examines how traditional and modern elements interact in the current practice, reception and functions of wind music, or shengguan, at monasteries in Wutaishan, one of China's four holy mountains of Buddhism. The book provides an invaluable insight into the political and economic history of Wutaishan and its music, as well as the instrumentation, notation, repertoires, transmission and ritual function of monastic music at Wutaishan, and how that music has adapted to China's current economic, political and religious climate. The book is based on extensive field research at Wutaishan from 2005 to 2007, including interviews with monks, nuns, pilgrims and tourists. The author learned to play the sheng mouth organ and guanzi double-reed pipe, and recorded dozens of performances of monastic and lay music. The first extensive examination of Wutaishan's music by a Western scholar, the book brings a new perspective to a topic long favored by Chinese musicologists. At the same time, the book provides the non-musical scholar with an engaging exploration of the historical, political, economic and cultural forces that shape musical and religious practices in China.

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Who Needs Classical Music?
HK$ 120.00 HK$ 126.00
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During the last few decades, most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between "high" and "low" art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and "Blue Suede Shoes" are equally valuable as cultural texts. In Who Needs Classical Music? Julian Johnson challenges these assumptions about the relativism of cultural judgements. The author maintains that music is more than just "a matter of taste": while some music provides entertainment, or serves as background noise, other music claims to function as art. This book considers the value of classical music in contemporary society, arguing that it remains distinctive because it works in quite different ways to most of the other music that surrounds us. This intellectually sophisticated yet accessible book offers a new and balanced defense of the specific values of classical music in contemporary culture. Who Needs Classical Music? will stimulate readers to reflect on their own investment (or lack of it) in music and art of all kinds.

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The Essential Canon of Classical Music
HK$ 136.00 HK$ 170.00
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The ultimate guide to classical composers and their music-for both the novice and the experienced listenerMusic, according to Aaron Copland, can thrive only if there are "gifted listeners." But today's listeners must choose between classical and rock, opera and rap, and the choices can seem overwhelming at times. In The Essential Canon of Classical Music, David Dubal comes to the aid of the struggling listener and provides a cultural-literacy handbook for classical music. Dubal identifies the 240 composers whose works are most important to an understanding of classical music and offers a comprehensive, chronological guide to their lives and works. He has searched beyond the traditional canon to introduce readers to little-known works by some of the most revered names in classical music-Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert-as well as to the major works of lesser-known composers. In a spirited and opinionated voice, Dubal seeks to rid us of the notion of "masterpieces" and instead to foster a new generation of master listeners. The result is an uncommon collection of the wonders classical music has to offer.

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Whitney Houston 72 Success Facts - Everything you need to know about Whitney Houston
HK$ 137.00 HK$ 172.00
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Best book on Whitney Houston, Bar None. This book is your ultimate resource for Whitney Houston. Here you will find the most up-to-date 72 Success Facts, Information, and much more. In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Whitney Houston's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Whitney Houston - 2006-12: Return to music, I Look to You, tour and film comeback, Michael Lindsay-Hogg - Whitney Houston, Grammy Awards and nominations for Whitney Houston, American Music Award nominations for Whitney Houston, I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston song) - Track listing, Whitney Houston (album) - Musicians, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston - Content and release, Whitney Houston (album) - Singles chart positions, Whitney Houston (album) - Background, Whitney Houston - Pre-Grammy party, Whitney Houston - 1992-94: Marriage to Bobby Brown and The Bodyguard, List of tours and concerts by Whitney Houston, List of awards and nominations received by Whitney Houston - 1990, I Didn't Know My Own Strength (Whitney Houston song), Swizz Beatz production discography - Whitney Houston - I Look to You, Miracle (Whitney Houston song) - Critical reception, Whitney Houston - Voice, List of awards and nominations received by Whitney Houston - 1987, Whitney Houston - 1985-86: Rise to international prominence, Whitney Houston - Influence, I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston version), Whitney Houston - Death, I Belong to You (Whitney Houston song), Whitney Houston - Tours, Whitney Houston - Further reaction and tributes, I Didn't Know My Own Strength (Whitney Houston song) - Track listing, and much more.

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Johnny Cash - The Hits (Songbook)
HK$ 105.00 HK$ 131.00
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(Easy Piano Personality). Easy arrangements of 13 top tunes from the Man in Black: Ballad of a Teenage Queen * A Boy Named Sue * Cry, Cry, Cry * Don't Take Your Guns to Town * Folsom Prison Blues * Get Rhythm * I Walk the Line * Jackson * The Man in Black * One Piece at a Time * Orange Blossom Special * Ring of Fire * Tennessee Flat Top Box.

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Get Started In Classical Music
HK$ 119.00
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Get Started in Classical Music is a clear, concise yet comprehensive introduction to the world of classical music for the newcomer. It takes your listening experience as the starting point and fills in factual details along the way. New topics are introduced step by step and are always presented from the listener's point of view. These topics include:- Listening to music: developing skills- What is classical music? The architecture of music: forms and structures- Historical background: different periods and different styles- The instruments of the orchestra- Starting a collection of recorded musicExamples from well-known pieces are examined in a clear and non-technical way. Whether you dip into Get Started in Classical Music from time to time or read it straight through, you will feel that your musical horizons have been broadened and that you have gained the knowledge and confidence to extend your musical experiences further.

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Christa Wolfs 'Kein Ort. Nirgends' im Kreuzfeuer der Literaturkritik von Ost und West
HK$ 184.00 HK$ 193.00
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Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2002 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Neuere Deutsche Literatur, Note: 1,0, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III (Institut d Allemand d Asnieres), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden die Rezensionen von Kein Ort. Nirgends in zwei politisch entgegengesetzt ausgerichteten Systemen, dem der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und dem der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, untersucht. Beim Vergleich der Rezensionen in beiden deutschen Staaten soll es vor allem darauf ankommen, festzustellen, wo von den Rezensenten unterschiedliche Schwerpunkte gesetzt wurden, inwieweit die Kritiker zu unterschiedlichen Werturteilen kamen und wie sie dies begründeten. Um jedoch die bloBe Gegenüberstellung der kritischen Reaktionen in beiden Ländern zu vermeiden, wurde hier eine thematisch herangehende Arbeitsweise gewählt. Es wurden vier Themen ausgewählt, denen jeweils ein Kapitel dieser Arbeit gewidmet ist. Im ersten Teil der Arbeit wird auf die Stellung des Künstlers in der Gesellschaft eingegangen. In diesem Rahmen wird zuerst die Biermann-Affäre und deren Folgen auf die kulturpolitische Situation in der DDR zur Zeit der Veröffentlichung dargestellt. Der darauf folgende Teil der Arbeit geht auf das Verständnis des 'Kulturerbes' in der DDR und auf die besondere Stellung der Romantik innerhalb dieses Erbes ein. Weiterführend wird im dritten Teil auf die Eigenschaften des 'sozialistischen Realismus' eingegangen, der die von offizieller Seite vorgegebene Methode für den sozialistischen Schriftsteller war. Im letzten Teil der Arbeit wird dargestellt, wie Christa Wolf in Kein Ort. Nirgends an die noch zu überwindende Diskrepanz zwischen der Realität der DDR-Gesellschaft und den sozialistischen Idealen erinnert.

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Richard Nixon und die US AuBenpolitik 1969-1974: Ein Bereiter des Friedens zwischen Ost und West?
HK$ 44.00
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Politik - Internationale Politik - Region: Usa, Note: 2,9, Universität Hamburg (Institut für Politische Wissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Übung: Amt und Wahl des US Präsidenten, 12 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 'The greatest honor history can bestow is he title of peacemaker' - Die gröBte Ehre, die die Geschichte verleihen kann ist der Titel des Friedensstifters. Eine Aussage, mit der Richard Nixon als 37. Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten am 20. Januar 1969 sein Amt antrat. Ein Präsident, der von der Nachwelt vor allem negativ und in Zusammenhang mit der Watergate-Affäre, die die bisher tief greifendste Vertrauenskrise der Amerikaner in ihr politisches System auslöste, wahrgenommen wurde. Diese Arbeit soll jedoch eine im Zuge des innenpolitischen Fehlverhaltens Richard Nixons oftmals vergessene Seite seiner Präsidentschaft beleuchten: seine AuBenpolitik. Wie im Einleitungssatz angedeutet, war Nixon angetreten, die starre Verkrustung des Kalten Krieges zwischen Ost und West aufzubrechen und durch eine Annäherung der gegnerischen Lager den Weltfrieden zu sichern. Unter was für Umständen dies geschah, welche Hauptakteure am auBenpolitischen Prozess beteiligt waren, welche Impulse die Nixon Administration in den internationalen Beziehungen einbrachte und inwiefern sie ihrem Anspruch den Frieden zu sichern gerecht wurde, soll Thema dieser Arbeit sein. Die Auswirkungen des Watergate-Skandals auf die AuBenpolitik werden ebenso behandelt. Auf eine Darlegung der multikausalen Ursachen der einzelnen internationalen Konflikte habe ich bewusst verzichtet, da es den Rahmen dieser Arbeit sprengen würde.

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Country Music Originals
HK$ 94.00 HK$ 99.00
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Graced by more than 200 illustrations, many of them seldom seen and some never before published, this sparkling volume offers vivid portraits of the men and women who created country music, the artists whose lives and songs formed the rich tradition from which so many others have drawn inspiration. Included here are not only such major figures as Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, Fiddlin' John Carson, Charlie Poole, and Gene Autry, who put country music on America's cultural map, but many fascinating lesser-known figures as well, such as Carson Robison, Otto Gray, Chris Bouchillon, Emry Arthur and dozens more, many of whose stories are told here for the first time. To map some of the winding, untraveled roads that connect today's music to its ancestors, Tony Russell draws upon new research and rare source material, such as contemporary newspaper reports and magazine articles, internet genealogy sites, and his own interviews with the musicians or their families. The result is a lively mix of colorful tales and anecdotes, priceless contemporary accounts of performances, illuminating social and historical context, and well-grounded critical judgment. The illustrations include artist photographs, record labels, song sheets, newspaper clippings, cartoons, and magazine covers, recreating the look and feel of the entire culture of country music. Each essay includes as well a playlist of recommended and currently available recordings for each artist. Finally, the paperback edition now features an extensive index.

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Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble
HK$ 477.00 HK$ 529.00
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Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble is the most comprehensive guide on the rehearsal process for conducting instrumental music ensembles. Ideal for the advanced instrumental music conductor seeking to look beyond basic conducting technique, this work breaks the multidimensional activity of working with an ensemble, orchestra, or band into its constituent components. Advanced students of conducting will find within the full range of conducting activities: Chapters on the infrastructure of the rehearsal, the rehearsal environment, 10 rehearsal essentials, score study, music imagery, inner singing, and rehearsal procedures (with an emphasis on an integrated approach to rehearsing) The technical priorities of intonation and tuning, rhythm patterns, ensemble sonority (tone, balance, blend, color and texture), and articulation The musical priorities of tempo and ensemble precision, phrasing and the musical line, style and interpretation, dynamics and musical expression Emphasizing the expectations of 21st-century conductors, the challenges of conducting and rehearsing contemporary music, preparing conductor profiles and self-evaluations, and moving from the rehearsal process to concert performanceConducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble is a great resource for teachers and students of conducting, as well as current conductors wishing to further hone their skills.

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True Story of Johnny Cash & The Carter Family
HK$ 20.00
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True story of Johnny Cash & the Carter Family written by his third cousin, who was also a country music promoter. Written as a fan's tribute.

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YEAR OF WONDER: Classical Music for Every Day
HK$ 125.00
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As featured in the Telegraph and on Radio 4's Today programme.'Year of Wonder is an absolute treat - the most enlightening way to be guided through the year.' Eddie RedmayneClassical music for everyone - an inspirational piece of music for every day of the year, celebrating composers from the medieval era to the present day, written by award-winning violinist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Clemency Burton-Hill. Have you ever heard a piece of music so beautiful it stops you in your tracks? Or wanted to discover more about classical music but had no idea where to begin?Year of Wonder is a unique celebration of classical music by an author who wants to share its diverse wonders with others and to encourage a love for this genre in all readers, whether complete novices or lifetime enthusiasts. Clemency chooses one piece of music for each day of the year, with a short explanation about the composer to put it into context, and brings the music alive in a modern and playful way, while also extolling the positive mindfulness element of giving yourself some time every day to listen to something uplifting or beautiful. Thoughtfully curated and expertly researched, this is a book of classical music to keep you company: whoever you are, wherever you're from.'The only requirements for enjoying classical music are open ears and an open mind.'Clemency Burton-HillPlaylists are available on most streaming music platforms including Apple Music.

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Ghosts of Country Music
HK$ 116.00 HK$ 144.00
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Strum a Spooky Banjo, Tip that Ten-Gallon Hat, and Meet Country Music's Greatest Ghosts Jam out to this impressive compilation of haunted hot spots, creepy curses, and celebrity spirits of country and western music. Presenting the paranormal legacy behind one of America's oldest and most popular genres, Ghosts of Country Music takes a captivating, in-depth look at legendary musicians and the places where they perform. even after death. Experience true stories of larger-than-life stars-including Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash-haunting their favorite homes and stages. Step inside the Music City Center, the Apollo Civic Theatre, Bobby Mackey's Music World, and other iconic venues where ghosts love to roam. Explore the numerous recording studios, record shops, and radio stations that attract paranormal activity. This fascinating book will thrill you with much more than just a catchy tune.

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Whitney Houston The Ultimate Collection CD
HK$ 63.00
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1. I Will Always Love You 2. Saving All My Love For You 3. Greatest Love Of All 4. One Moment In Time 5. I Wanna Dance With Somebody 6. How Will I Know 7. So Emotional 8. When You Believe 9. Where Do Broken Hearts Go 10. I'm Your Baby Tonight 11. Didn't We Almost Have It All 12. Run To You 13. Exhale 14. If I Told You That 15. I Have Nothing 16. I'm Every Woman 17. It's Not Right But It's Okay 18. My Love Is Your Love

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Ukraine - Land zwischen Ost und West
HK$ 25.00
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Ein Land auf der Suche nach seiner nationalen Identität: Seit ihrer Unabhängigkeit 1991 bewegt sich die Ukraine im Spannungsfeld zwischen Russland und der EU. Der Blick in die Geschichte schärft das Verständnis für die jetzige Krise: Schon 20 Jahre wird debattiert, ob dem Land die Spaltung in die ukrainischsprachige Westukraine und den russischsprachigen Osten droht. Das E-Book "Ukraine - Land zwischen Ost und West" dokumentiert wichtige historische Stationen im Original-Ton zeitgenössischer SPIEGEL-Artikel: den Abfall von der Sowjetunion, die Besonderheit der Krim, die Orange Revolution, die Präsidentschaft von Wiktor Janukowitsch und die Maidan-Proteste - ergänzt durch Analysen und Gespräche mit Historikern und Experten. Jetzt in überarbeiteter Ausgabe mit sechs neueren Beiträgen; darunter eine Zwischenbilanz der Ukraine-Krise zum Jahresende 2014 und eine Rekonstruktion der gescheiterten diplomatischen Bemühungen Europas im Vorfeld des Bürgerkriegs.

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Legends of Country Music: Johnny Cash
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"Before rock and roll, there was country" - Johnny Cash. This is the first in the "Legends of Country Music" series. This is, like the "Legends of Rock & Roll" series, a mini-biography of one the great performers from Country Music, Johnny Cash.I have always loved every genre of music, but didn't get introduced to Country Music until the early Eighties. Once converted, I was a total country fan. This book is about Johnny Cash, his life, his ups and his downs. It is a brief biography and I include all of the major points in the life of this great musician. But even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. Johnny Cash defined a music genre for more than one generation. This is an unauthorized fan tribute. Inside you'll find: Introduction - Remarks about Johnny Cash in general and a kick-off for the book. Growing Up - Johnny grew up during the depression. Times were hard and he learned to work.A Tour in the Air Force - After high school he left his sweetheart and joined the Air Force. Meeting Sam Philips - How did he get started in the music business?"I Walk the Line" - The story behind his first big hit. Million Dollar Quartet - The coming together of four of the superstars of the Fifties."Ballad of a Teenage Queen" - Johnny continues to chart with another number one. Columbia Records - Why did Johnny switch from Sun to Columbia Records?Drugs and Alcohol - The two things that almost killed him. San Quentin Prison - Did Johnny Cash ever go to prison? His songs sound like he did. The Carter Family - The family that practically invented country music joins Johnny's group."Ring of Fire" - Who really wrote this great country standard?"The Ballad of Ira Hayes" - Who was Ira Hayes? Johnny sang about the downtrodden and the mistreated. Jesse - Jesse was Johnny's camper and he used it to get in a whole lot of trouble."Jackson" - A great duet of Johnny Cash and June Carter. June Carter Cash

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Audio Culture
HK$ 281.00
The Co-op

They demonstrate the way these musics constantly cross-pollinate each other; transgressing generic boundaries; and how contemporary composers; producers; and musicians now work within complex networks of association and influence: New York art rockers Son

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US History Guide: Blues Music History
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Dive deep into the history of Blues Music History anywhere you go: on a plane, on a mountain, in a canoe, under a tree. Or grab a flashlight and read Shmoop under the covers. Shmoop's award-winning US History Guides are now available on your eReader. Shmoop eBooks are like having a trusted, fun, chatty, expert history-tour-guide always by your side, no matter where you are (or how late it is at night).Shmoop US History Guides offer fresh analysis, timelines of important events, brief bios of key movers and shakers, jaw-dropping trivia, memorable quotes, a glossary of terms, and more. Best of all, Shmoop's analysis aims to look at a topic from multiple points of view to give you the fullest understanding. After all, "there is no history, only histories" (Karl Popper).Experts and educators from top universities, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Harvard, have written guides designed to engage you and to get your brain bubbling. Shmoop is here to make you a better lover (of history) and to help you make connections to other historical moments, works of literature, current events, and pop culture. These learning guides will help you sink your teeth into the past. For more information, check out http://www. shmoop.com/history/

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Hot Wheels Contemporary Christian Music Exposed
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Professional musician and award-winning choir conductor Lowell Hart provides a persuasive look at the history and physical and psychological effects of the music which characterizes Contemporary Christian Music. This is a timely message for those who seek to glorify God in all they do.

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Classical Music Top 40
HK$ 131.00
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The quintessential primer for the budding classical music lover. Millions of people adore classical music. Millions of other people want to, but simply don't know how or where to start-so many composers, so many pieces, so many versions, so much music! In either case, this book is for you. In this informal and informative guide, Rudel leads listeners through the forty most essential and popular compositions from the Four Seasons to Rhapsody in Blue, explaining the musical structure of each passage and highlighting special themes or elements to listen for as the music continues. By the time you're through with his guidance, the music is no longer just a jumbled mass of sound, but instead a stunning piece of music that's as understandable and enjoyable as any rock 'n' roll song.

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The Very Best of Johnny Cash (Songbook)
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(Strum It (Guitar)). Features authentic chords, strum patterns, melody and lyrics for 17 complete songs (all in their original keys!) from the legendary Man in Black. Includes: Big River * A Boy Named Sue * Busted * Come In, Stranger * Cry, Cry, Cry * Daddy Sang Bass * Five Feet High and Rising * Folsom Prison Blues * Hey, Porter * I Walk the Line * The Man in Black * Orange Blossom Special * Ring of Fire * So Doggone Lonesome * Tennessee Flat Top Box * and more.

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New OST Luxury Crocodile Grain Style Rotating Stand PU Leather Case Protective Cover For Apple iPad 2/3/4
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Mini In The Box

Size:9.7"; Material:PU Leather,PU Leather; Case Model No:Ipad 2/3/4; Compatibility:iPad 2/3/4,Apple; Pattern:Crocodile Skin Pattern,Crocodile Skin Pattern; Compatible Model:iPad 4/3/2; Hard / Soft:Hard; Type:Full Body; Features:Auto Sleep/Wake Up,Auto Sleep/Wake Up,360⁰ Case,360⁰ Case; Net Dimensions(cm):25192; Net Weight(kg):0.21,0.21; Listing Date:07/22/2016

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The Ultimate Classical Music Quiz Book
HK$ 27.00
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The 'The Ultimate Classical Music Quiz Book' is a fun selection of original questions (and answers!), comprehensively covering all facets of classical music between 1730 and 1820! As a quiz game it will separate the Mozart's from the Salineri, the Beethoven's from the Luchesi's and is a fantastic way to enjoy classical music even more.

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Sourcebook for Wind Band and Instrumental Music
HK$ 313.00 HK$ 391.00
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(Meredith Music Resource). This sourcebook was created to aid directors and teachers in finding the information they need and expand their general knowledge. The resources were selected from hundreds of published and on-line sources found in journals, magazines, music company catalogs and publications, numerous websites, doctoral dissertations, graduate theses, encyclopedias, various databases, and a great many books. Information was also solicited from outstanding college/university/school wind band directors and instrumental teachers. The information is arranged in four sections: Section 1 General Resources About Music Section 2 Specific Resources Section 3 Use of Literature Section 4 Library Staffing and Management

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Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man (Songbook)
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). All 14 songs from The Man in Black's 2000 studio album of covers, featuring a mixture of the incomparable Cash singing solo with guitar, and of inspired duets with the likes of Tom Petty and Sheryl Crow. Includes: Before My Time * Country Trash * Field of Diamonds * I See a Darkness * I Won't Back Down * I'm Leavin' Now * Mary of the Wild Moor * The Mercy Seat * Nobody * One * Solitary Man * That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) * Wayfaring Stranger * Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone).

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Classical Music, Handbook of Great Composers
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This little book is intended for those who do not want a big dictionary or a history of music in several volumes. It allows searching for a composer, his time, his style. We do not purpose to be exhaustive, here are the best-known composers of the "classic" music, about which he gives brief information. They are sorted by time, respecting the major stylistic divisions in the history of music. The reader has here a handy checklist that allows him to locate a composer in his time and his musical style.

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100 Greatest Songs in Christian Music
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100 great songs, 100 great stories. Listen to the soundtrack of your life. What do you hear?Which songs and artists have impacted your spirit and inspired your faith? This ultimate guide chronicles such songs?the top 100 songs of contemporary Christian music that have not only achieved commercial success, but have forever changed the lives of those who have listened. Selected by votes of thousands of CCM Magazine readers with the input of a top panel of Christian music insiders (including artists, executives, producers and songwriters), this list represents the best of the best. Become part of the moment where divine inspiration meets sheer musical talent. From Rich Mullins, Amy Grand, dc talk, Steven Curtis Chapman and MercyMe to pioneers like Larry Norman, Keith Green and the Gaithers, watch how the musical expression of these artists' own lives resulted in the songs that forever changed yours.

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Paradise Ost
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"Was für eine Ddr! Jo McMillan erzählt aus dem Inneren eines Sogs: wie es war, dort, wo alle wegwollten, hinzuwollen. Sie erzählt so anrührend, mit einem so feinen Sinn fürs Absurde, daB man in diesen Sog sofort hineingerissen wird." Antje Rávic Strubel"Ich hatte nicht erwartet, dass die Berliner Mauer sauber und weiB und glatt sein würde. Sie sah mehr wie die Einfassung eines Schwimmbads aus als die Grenze zum Kalten Krieg. Auf dem Gras des Niemandslandes hoppelten dicke Kaninchen herum und fraBen, als würde niemand sie je jagen und nichts könnte sie aus der Ruhe bringen. Das war ihr Gebiet, hier herrschten sie. Berlin bestand aus drei Teilen: Ost, West und Kaninchenland."Als Jess mit ihrer Mutter Ende der 70er Jahre nach Ost-Berlin kommt, ist die Engländerin überrascht davon, wie anders die Welt jenseits des Eisernen Vorhangs aussieht. Für ihre Mutter geht ein Lebenstraum in Erfüllung: Endlich ist für die glühende Kommunistin der Sozialismus tatsächlich real existierend, ist die Lehrerin geachtet und nicht mehr belächelte Minderheit. Jess hingegen erfährt bald, was es heiBt, im Land der Gleichen anders zu sein. Aus anfangs kuriosen Unterschieden werden kaum auszuhaltende Widersprüche zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit, und bald steht Jess vor einer schweren Entscheidung - zwischen ihrer Mutter und ihrer Freiheit. Ein warmherzig-humorvoller Roman über das Erwachsenwerden unter ganz besonderen Bedingungen - und eine Zeitreise in eine vergangene Welt, die aus dieser Perspektive noch nie betrachtet wurde.

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Reading Country Music
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With its steel guitars, Opry stars, and honky-tonk bars, country music is an American original. The most popular music in America today, it's also big business. Amazing, then, that country music has been so little studied by critics, given its predominance in American culture. Reading Country Music acknowledges the significance of country music as part of an authentic American heritage and turns a loving, critical eye toward understanding the sweep of this peculiarly American phenomenon. Bringing together a wide range of scholars and critics from literature, communications, history, sociology, art, and music, this anthology looks at everything from the inner workings of the country music industry to the iconography of certain stars to the development of distinctive styles within the country music genre. Essays include a look at the shift from "hard-core" to "soft-shell" country music in recent years; Johnny Cash as lesbian icon; gender, class, and region in Dolly Parton's star ℑ and bluegrass's gothic tradition. Originally published as a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly, this expanded book edition includes new articles on the spirituality of Willie Nelson, the legacy and tradition of stringed music, and the revival of Stephen Foster's blackface musical, among others. Contributors. Mary A. Bufwack, Don Cusic, Curtis W. Ellison, Mark Fenster, Vivien Green Fryd, Teresa Goddu, T. Walter Herbert, Christine Kreyling, Michael Kurek, Amy Schrager Lang, Charmaine Lanham, Bill Malone, Christopher Metress, Jocelyn Neal, Teresa Ortega, Richard A. Peterson, Ronnie Pugh, John W. Rumble, David Sanjek, Cecelia Tichi, Pamela Wilson, Charles K. Wolfe

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The Journey of the Sitar in Indian Classical Music
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Since the thirteenth century, the sitar-a stringed, plucked instrument of India-has transformed into an instrument beloved by millions in its country of origin as well as all over the world. The Journey of the Sitar in Indian Classical Music details the origin, history, and playing styles of this unique stringed instrument. Dr. Swarn Lata relies on more than thirty-five years of experience teaching sitar to students from diverse cultures and communities as well as extensive research from libraries, museums, temples, and musicologists to compile a comprehensive guidebook filled with fascinating facts about the sitar. In a carefully organized format, Lata offers an in-depth examination of the meaning of musical instruments, the styles of different gharanas, and the place of the sitar in Indian classical music. Music is an extraordinary medium of expression that has the capability to bring the world together. This step-by-step guidebook shares a one-of-akind study of a unique instrument that produces a beautiful sound while providing an unforgettable spiritual experience to all who listen.

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Classical Music Radio in the United Kingdom, 1945-1995
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This book is the first comprehensive account of classical music on all British radio stations, BBC and commercial, between 1945 and 1995. It narrates the shifting development of those services, from before the launch of the Third Programme until after the start of Classic FM, examining the output from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives, as well as recounting some of the stories and anecdotes which enliven the tale. During these fifty years, British classical music radio featured spells of broad, multi-channel classical music radio, with aspirational and mainstream culture enjoying positive interactions, followed by periods of more restricted and exclusive output, in a paradigm of the place of high culture in UK society as a whole. The history was characterised by the recurring tensions between elite and popular provision, and the interplay of demands for highbrow and middlebrow output, and also sheds new light on the continuing relevance of class in Britain. It is an important and unique resource for those studying British history in the second half of the twentieth century, as well as being a compelling and diverting account for enthusiasts for classical music radio.

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樂之本事A Road to the Classical Music
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以迷人故事和美好文字解答千奇百問,使你「知其然也知其所以然」的古典音樂入門指南!其中包括:古典樂的定義和討論、品味樂曲的態度與方法、錄音與現場演出的差別、不可不知的音樂小常識、古典音樂簡史,以及無比實用的音樂會注意事項、選座参考乃至聆賞進階之道。筆調輕鬆而內容詳盡,穿插音樂名家故事之餘,更從文學、攝影等諸多面向旁徵博引,讓你以經典混搭時尚,在藝術思考脈絡上融會貫通,一次解決對於古典音樂想愛又不敢愛的掙扎與矛盾!

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Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star
HK$ 36.00
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Essential Information Kenny Rogers wa bоrn August 21, 1938 n Houston, Texas. Rogers discharged Тhе Gambler in 1978. Тhе title trаck becаme оnе mоre substantial cоuntrу аnd pop h t and provided Rogers h s еcоnd Grammy Award. In аddit оn tо h solo wоrk, Rogers tape-recorded а series оf favorites w th countrу legend Dottie We t. Ву th timе, hе wа a truе crossover artist, appreciating hugе success оn bоth thе cоuntrу аnd pop charts. 2 оf h s albums, Тhe Gambler аnd Kenny, аre included n thе About.com poll оf "The 200 Мo t Influential Cоuntrу Albums Ever". Не wаs voted thе "Favorite Singer оf All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll bу readers оf bоth USA Тоdау аnd Peoplе. Не hа аctuallу rеcеived hundreds оf awards fоr both h mu c аnd charity work. Тhеsе feature AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, аlоng w th a life-time achievement award fоr a jоb spanning x decades n 2003. Success n current years feature thе 2006 album release, Watеr аnd Bridges, аn аcro s thе bоаrd h t, thаt peaked аt # 5 n thе Billboard Cоuntrу Albums sales charts, additionally charting high n thе Billboard 200. Thе vеrу f rst single frоm thе album, "I Can't Unlove You," wаs additionally a chаrt h t. Continuing tо bе а preferred entertainer globally, thе following уеаr hе f n hеd а tour оf thе United Kingdom and thе Ireland telling BBC Rаd о 2 DJ Steve Wright, h favorite h t оf hi wа "The Gambler". Не hа аctuаllу additionally acted n аn assortment of movies аnd television programs, mо t strikingly the title roles in "Kenny Rogers a Thе Gambler" аnd thе MacShayne series. A of 2009, Rogers lives n Nicholson, Georgia.

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Johnny Cash and Philosophy
HK$ 154.00 HK$ 192.00
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Interest in the Man in Black has grown since his death in 2003, with increased record sales, cover videos by groups like Nine Inch Nails, and the 2006 biopic Walk the Line cementing his fame. This book honors Cash by examining the many philosophical issues and concepts within his music. From the gender confusion of A Boy Named Sue" to the ethics of "shooting a man just to watch him die," philosophers who are fans of Johnny Cash explore the meaning and continuing importance of his work and legacy.

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Music

The World of Music

Where would the world be without music? It would still be around, but it would be rather empty and dull. Music is more than just a bunch of sounds put together for us to listen to; music is an art form that expresses many things in our lives in a beautiful manner. Music expresses emotions and paints pictures that our eyes can never see. Not only does music express emotions however, it can also induce it – painting a feeling that we can relate with, as seen in movies. Fight scenes are often accompanied by loud exciting music, whereas horror scenes after often accompanied by high pitched whines that cause anxiety.

Music Genres and Types

There are many different types of music and genres, each one with its own unique signature tones and features that differentiate it from others. Everyone has a difference preference for different types of music, but thankfully there are many genres and subgenres today that offers everyone more choices on their choice of music.

Pop music

Pop music is the most common form of music today and is heard almost everywhere you go. Grocery stores play it, malls play it, and most radio stations practically live by playing pop music everywhere. Pop music basically represents most modern and contemporary music today and has a very obvious and prominent rhythmic beat to the song. Famous pop singers today include Charlie Puth, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, and Adele.

R&B music

R&B music stands for rhythm and blues. It is a genre of music that was mainly sung and played by African-Americans in the past. It has a very steady and insistent beat throughout all of the songs, making you give in to its toe-tapping rhythm and get into the groove – as they put it. The R&B genre has its roots in the blues and jazz genres, which was then very synonymous with the African-American society in the past. Similarly to blues, R&B lyrics usually tell of a sad tale, a style which originated from the African-American's painful experience of the past. Famous R&B singers today are Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Rihana – among others.

Folk music

Folk music are also known as traditional music. Folk music are commonly older traditional music that stems from older societies and communities. Melodies in folk music are simpler and less complex, but carry very strong impressions. Folk music is not commonly listened to as much today as it were in the past of our elders, but nonetheless hold a strong impression on many people. There are no notable singers of folk music today, but almost every artist at home point has had a time where they sang a folk song to show their respects.

Classical music

Classical music are those written in the 1700s to the late 1800s. These are usually played with an abundance of string instruments either as a quartet or in a full orchestra. Most classical music are fully instrumental in a full orchestra that comprises of many different families of instruments such as the strings, the brass, the woodwind, and the percussion. All of the instruments work together to form many different forms of classical music. Notable classical musicians and composers are Mozart, Beethoven, Handel, and Bach.