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Opera and Sovereignty
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: Martha Feldman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-05 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Performed throughout Europe during the 1700s, Italian heroic opera, or opera seria, was the century’s most significant musical art form, profoundly engaging such figures as Handel, Haydn, and Mozart. Opera and Sovereignty is the first book to address this genre as cultural history, arguing that eighteenth-century opera seria must be
Old-Time Festival Tunes for Clawhammer Banjo
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: DAN LEVENSON
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-02 - Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

This book and two CD set is intended to be a tune repertoire book. It includes over 100 Old-Time festival favorites. Some are cliche', others unusual, some easy, some difficult. the book contains 2 lines of tablature (one basic and one advanced) as well as standard notation and suggested chords.
Old-Time Festival Tunes For Fiddle & Mandolin
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: DAN LEVENSON
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-29 - Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

This book and two CD set is intended to be a tune repertoire book. It includes over 100 Old-Time festival favorites. Some are cliche', others unusual, some easy, some difficult. This mandolin book includes two lines of standard notation - basic and advanced - as well as a mandolin tab
Edinburgh's Festival and King's Theatres Through Time
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Jack Gillon
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

This fascinating selection of photographs traces the history of two of Edinburgh's best-loved theatres, the changes that have taken place inside and out, and many of the legendary acts that have appeared over the years.
Bodily Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Henning Eichberg
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Sport has gained increasing importance for welfare society. In this process, however, the term of ‘sport’ has become less and less clear. Larger parts of what nowadays is called ‘sport for all’ are non-competitive and derived from traditions of gymnastics, dance, festivity, games, outdoor activities, and physical training rather than