Presto Ii


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Author by Richard C. Rosenbaum
Genre eBook Trajectory optimization
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ISBN Number UIUC:30112106732735

Hey Presto


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In Hey Presto! Swift and the Quacks, Hugh Ormsby-Lennon reveals how medicine shows, both ancient and modern, galvanized Jonathan Swift's imagination and inspired his wittiest satiric voices. Swift dubbed these multifaceted traveling entertainments his Stage-itinerant or 'Mountebank's Stage.' In the course of arguing that the stage-itinerant formed an irresistible model for A Tale of a Tub, Ormsby-Lennon also surmises that the mountebank's stage will disclose that missing link, long sought, which connects the dual objects of Swift's ire: gross Corruptions in both Religion and Learning.

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Author by Hugh Ormsby-Lennon
Genre eBook Literary Criticism
Read Book 412
ISBN Number 9781611490138

Two Centuries Of British Symphonism


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Die britische Sinfonik ist erst in jüngster Zeit ins allgemeine Interesse gerückt. Ein Überblick über die sinfonische Entwicklung im Vereinigten Königreich seit den Anfängen im 18. Jahrhundert bis ins 20. Jahrhundert blieb aber bis heute ein Desideratum. Der hier vorgelegte Überblick zeigt, wie sich die Identität einer britischen Sinfonik über mehr als hundert Jahre entwickelte, geprägt durch Einflüsse vom europäischen Kontinent und von dem Bedürfnis, eigene Wege zu finden. Gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts nahm das sinfonische Schaffen in Großbritannien stark zu, brachte jedoch erst mit Edward Elgar einen prominenten Vertreter von internationalem Rang hervor. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt dieser Publikation liegt auf jenen Werken, die zu einem gewissen Grade von anderen überschattet wurden, unveröffentlicht oder unaufgeführt blieben. Das Ergebnis ist das Bild einer vielgestaltigen sinfonischen Landschaft Großbritanniens, das die ästhetischen Perspektiven der einzelnen Komponisten wie auch ihre soziokulturellen Kontexte erhellt. Ein umfangreiches Verzeichnis aller bekannten Werke und eine ausführliche Bibliographie laden zu weiterer Erkundung des Sujets ein. Only in relatively recent times has any real attention been given to British symphonies. So a comprehensive survey, showing what exists and how the situation in the United Kingdom developed, from the beginnings in the 18th century until well into the 20th century, is long overdue. The preliminary survey presented here shows how a British symphonic identity gradually took shape over more than a century, through influences from abroad and, at home, enterprising attempts to find new ways of expression. By the end of the 19th century, British symphonists had produced an impressive body of work, yet only with the appearance of Elgar’s two symphonies in the following decade did this flourishing school find a champion of international renown. In this publication, light is shone on those works that have to some extent been overshadowed, as well as on those that have remained unpublished or unperformed. The result is a multi-faceted panorama of British symphonism, offering many insights into the composers’ thinking and their socio-cultural contexts. A comprehensive catalogue of all known works and an extensive bibliography invite readers to delve further into the subject.

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Author by Jürgen Schaarwächter
Genre eBook Music
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ISBN Number 9783487152288

Teach Yourself Visually Macs


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Are you a visual learner? Than Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs is the book for you! This resource: Offers a perfect introduction for visual learners looking to gain a general understanding of Macs and some of the common peripherals associated with them. Demonstrates everything you need to know about transitioning from Windows to a Mac, using iPhoto, creating home movies with iMovie, and connecting all those cool devices, like the iPhone or iPod, so you can maximize iTunes. Shows you how to browse the Web with Safari and use iCal to track appointments, and what to do if something should ever go wrong. Includes full-color, rich screen shots and illustrations as well as step-by-step instructions clearly explain how to get the most from your Mac.

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Author by Paul McFedries
Genre eBook Computers
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ISBN Number 9780470440155

Futurist Typography And The Liberated Text


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A unique look at how Futurism influenced and changed twentieth-century graphic design In the early decades of the twentieth century, European artists, poets, and designers called for the destruction of outdated assumptions about vision and language. Numerous manifestos resulted, demanding new artistic forms. None of these manifestos was more aggressive and poetic, or wider in scope than Filippo Tomasso Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto of 1909. Painting, sculpture, literature, architecture, theatre, cinema, and music were all caught up in its net. Typography--until then a distant relative in the arts--also played a major role in Marinetti's program. Written by leading design scholar Alan Bartram, this fascinating book examines the rise and evolution of the Futurists' approach to typography and graphic design, placing it within the context of contemporary artistic and literary movements. The volume features examples of some eighty Futurist books or other designs for print, many of them relatively unknown or previously unpublished, accompanied by new translations of over twenty of the featured texts. Bartram illuminates the complicated meanings of the Futurist designers' graphic works in order to provide a new understanding of their extraordinary and influential visual language.

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Author by Alan Bartram
Genre eBook Design
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ISBN Number 030011432X

Complete Piano Sonatas


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Volume I of two-volume set of excellent Breitkopf & Hartel edition includes Hoboken Nos. 1-29 arranged in chronological sequence: Sonata No. 1 in C Major (before 1760) through Sonata No. 29 in F Major (ca 1774-1776)."

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Author by Joseph Haydn
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 230
ISBN Number 9780486247267

Beethoven S Piano Playing


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Originally written as an introduction to a critical edition of Beethoven's piano concertos, this informative performance guide provides general rules and features more than 100 annotated and analyzed musical examples.

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Author by Franz Kullak
Genre eBook Music
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ISBN Number 9780486499680

Keys To Artistic Performance Book 2


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This unique series teaches skills used by professional pianists to make their performances more expressive and dramatic. Students will explore five keys for achieving performance artistry: color, pedaling, rubato/rhythmic freedom, characterization and choreography. In-depth information helps students understand the concepts of balance, voicing, pedal techniques, and how to move at the piano. Titles: * German Dance, D. 365, No. 12 (Schubert) * Dawn (Bartók) * Idylle, Op. 126, No. 1 (Chaminade).* German Dance, D. 783, No. 14 (Schubert) * Gavotte, Op. 36, No. 2 (Amy Beach) * Cradle Song, Op. 124, No. 6 (Schumann) * Mazurka (Glinka) * Impresiones intimas, No. 2 (Mompou) * Naughty Boy, from For Children, Vol. 1, Sz. 42, No. 21 (Bartók) * A Little Girl Pleading with Her Mother, Op. 37, No. 1 (Rebikov) * A Little Girl Rocking Her Dolly, Op. 37, No. 7 (Rebikov) * The Bell Tolls (Liszt) * Valse brillante, No. 5 from Valses poético (Granados) * Waltz in A Minor, Op. Posthumous (Chopin) * Waltz, Op. 12, No. 2 (Grieg) * Whimsy (Dennis Alexander) * Canon, from For Children, Vol. 2, Sz. 42, No. 31 (Bartók) * Waltz, Op. 39, No. 3 (Brahms) * Venetian Gondola Song, from Songs without Words, Vol. 2, Op. 30, No. 6 (Mendelssohn) * Rapsodia Española** (Dennis Alexander) * Tarentelle, Op. 123, No. 10 (Chaminade) * Galop final (Casella) * Gallactica** (Dennis Alexander). **Federation Festivals 2011-2013 selection

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Author by Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 64
ISBN Number 1457429322

New Features And Applications Of Presto


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Author by Yung K. Choo
Genre eBook Cogeneration of electric power and heat
Read Book 36
ISBN Number UIUC:30112106570598

Presto


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Thirteen entertaining chapters and more than 100 helpful illustrations show beginners how to make objects disappear, conjure something from nothing, levitate, and perform other illusions. Readers will learn to master three kinds of magic — close-up, club and parlor, and stage magic — with advice on misdirection, presentation, routining, and showmanship.

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Author by George Schindler
Genre eBook Games
Read Book 192
ISBN Number 9780486477596