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Blue Dog Speaks

George Rodrigue · Sterling; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

When Cajun artist George Rodrigue began his series of Blue Dog paintings in 1984, he had no idea that they would consume the greater part of his life for over two decades, and that the mysterious Blue Dog—inspired by his studio dog-turned-model, Tiffany, and the Cajun loup-garou folk...
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Why You Love Music: From Mozart to Metallica--The Emotional Power of Beautiful Sounds

John Powell · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A delightful journey through the psychology and science of music, WHY YOU LOVE MUSIC is the perfect book for anyone who loves a tune.Music plays a hugely important role in our emotional, intellectual, and even physical lives. It impacts the ways we work, relax, behave, and feel. It can make...
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Drawing and Sketching Secrets: 200 Tips and Techniques for Drawing the Easy Way

Donna Krizek · Readers Digest
Format: Paperback

Rediscover the joy of sketching and drawing. This beautifully illustrated book is an indispensable compendium of essential know-how and stimulating projects. Both inspirational and practical, the book includes over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques organized to help you build on each...
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Paul McCartney: Many Years from Now

Barry Miles · Henry Holt & Co; First Edition edition
Pages: 654
Format: Hardcover

A definitive, authorized portrait of Paul McCartney draws on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews and access to personal archives to chronicle the private life and successful career of one of the world's most famous musicians, the world of the Beatles, his partnership with...
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100 Greatest American Plays

THOMAS S HISCHAK · ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Theatre in America has had a rich history - from the first performance on the Lewis Hallam Troupe in September of 1752 to the lively shows of modern Broadway. Over the last few centuries significant works have been produced, including Abie's Irish Rose, Long Day's Journey into Night,...
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Homage: New Orleans

Leon Morris · Leon Morris
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

Homage: New Orleans, which recently received an IPPY Gold Medal Award in the performing arts category, is a photographic journey through contemporary music culture stemming from the southern city. This elegantly designed book includes over 300 images capturing the personalities and performances...
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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Jan Swafford · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 1077
Format: Book

Jan Swafford's biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life. His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being...
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The Art of Drawing Dragons, Mythological Beasts, and Fantasy Creatures: Discover Simple Step-by-Step Techniques for Drawing Fantastic Creatures of Folklore and Legend (The Collectors Series)

Michael Dobrzycki · Walter Foster
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Easy-to-follow instructions for drawing a variety of creatures, from an Eastern dragon to a hairy trollThe ever-increasing popularity of mythological and fantasy creatures in film, graphic novels, and television creates high demand for instruction books on drawing these fantastic beasts....
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Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories from New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward

Jane Fulton Alt · Center for American Places at Columbia College
Pages: 84
Format: Hardcover

As a participant in New Orleans's "Look and Leave" program, Jane Fulton Alt accompanied Lower Ninth Ward residents back to their homes for the first time since fleeing Hurricane Katrina. Alt's photographs and stories reflect the intense drama of the epic loss this community...
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Magic of Oil Painting

William Alexander · Walter Foster Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

A wonderful book by a gifted painter. Lots of tips and techniques to improve your style and finished product. Have fun with this vintage book! I am unsure of the publication date and guessed at 1980, please forgive me.
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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

Ray Connolly · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologized musicians of the twentieth century.

What was it like to be John Lennon? What was it like to be the castoff child, the clown at school, and the middle-class suburban boy who pretended to be a working-class...

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The Complete Practical Guide to Digital and Classic Photography: The Expert'S Manual To Taking Great Photographs

Steve Luck · Southwater
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

All the techniques - from aperture and focus to framing and composition - to manipulating computer images.
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Piano For Dummies, Book Online Video & Audio Instruction

Hal Leonard Corp. · For Dummies
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set! Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories...
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