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Rockwell, Norman, Family Songbook

Norman Rockwell · Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Format: Import]

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The Beat Stops Here: Lessons on and off the Podium for Today's Conductor

Mark Gibson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

In The Beat Stops Here: Lessons on and off the Podium for Today's Conductor, master conductor Mark Gibson addresses the technique of conducting as an extension of intimate knowledge of the score to the hands and arms. He employs a variety of everyday activities and motions (brushing...
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Capturing Music: The Story of Notation

Thomas Forrest Kelly · W. W. Norton & Company; Har/Com edition
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining history of how musicians learned to record music for all time, filled with art that sings. In today's digital landscape, we have the luxury of experiencing music anytime, anywhere. But before this instant accessibility and dizzying array of formats -- before CDs, the eight-track...
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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: Relating to and Communicating with Others

Alan Alda · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From iconic actor and bestselling author Alan Alda, an indispensable guide to communicating better - based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytellingThe acclaimed actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the art and science of communication, and teaches readers...
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The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination

Matthew Guerrieri · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012A New Yorker Best Book of the YearLos Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the YearA unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note...
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How to Play the Piano Despite Years of Lessons: What Music Is and How to Make It at Home

Ward Cannel · Chappell Music Co.
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

(Instructional) . This method is a truly entertaining approach to learning how to play the piano. Written by Ward Cannel of the Piano Consortium, the method breaks down music theory into visual concepts which are fun and easy to grasp, so you can learn to play the music you want to play!...
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Exploring Materials: Creative Design for Everyday Objects

Inna Alesina · Princeton Architectural Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Materials are like words. The richer your design vocabulary, the more distinctive the design solutions you can express. Sketching ideas with a pencil or rendering them with computer software are useful experiences, but there is no substitute for confronting physical forms and materials...
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Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars

Camille Paglia · Pantheon; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

WIth full-color illustrations throughoutFrom the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George...
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Art: A Visual History

Robert Cumming · DK
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Art: A Visual History is the complete visual guide to Western art, now updated and repackaged in a themed slipcase.How to tell Impressionism from Expressionism, a Degas from a Monet, early Medieval art from early Christian? Art: A Visual History explains it all - painting, sculpture,...
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Vincent van Gogh : the complete paintings

Ingo F Walther; Vincent van Gogh; Rainer Metzger · Taschen
Format: Book

740 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm.
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Art + Travel Europe: Step into the Lives of Five Famous Painters

Museyon Guides · Museyon Inc; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Van Gogh, Munch, Vermeer, Caravaggio, and Goya are five iconic European artists whose inspirational works have been obsessed over by art lovers and travelers for years. To see masterpieces such as Starry Night and The Scream up close is awe-inspiring, but this guide offers true devotees...
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