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The Mathematics Lover S Companion

Author : Edward R. Scheinerman
ISBN : 9780300223002
Genre : Mathematics
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Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment

The Ballet Lover S Companion

Author : Zoe Anderson
ISBN : 9780300154290
Genre : Performing Arts
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This engaging book is a welcome guide to the most successful and loved ballets seen on the stage today. Dance writer and critic Zoe Anderson focuses on 140 ballets, a core international repertory that encompasses works from the ethereal world of romantic ballet to the edgy, muscular works of modern choreographers. She provides a wealth of facts and insights, including information familiar only to dance world insiders, and considers such recent works as Alexei Ramansky's Shostakovich Trilogy and Christopher Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale as well as older ballets once forgotten but now returned to the repertory, such as Sylvia. To enhance enjoyment of each ballet, Anderson also offers tips on what to look for during a performance. Each chapter introduces a period of ballet history and provides an overview of innovations and advancement in the art form. In the individual entries that follow, Anderson includes essential facts about each ballet’s themes, plot, composers, choreographers, dance style, and music. The author also addresses the circumstances of each ballet’s creation and its effect in the theater, and she recounts anecdotes that illuminate performance history and reception. Reliable, accessible, and fully up to date, this book will delight anyone who attends the ballet, participates in ballet, or simply loves ballet and wants to know much more about it.

The Classical Music Lover S Companion To Orchestral Music

Author : Robert Philip
ISBN : 9780300242720
Genre : Music
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An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950 Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. Covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers from Corelli to Shostakovich, this engaging companion explores and unpacks the most frequently performed works, including symphonies, concertos, overtures, suites, and ballet scores. It offers intriguing details about each piece while avoiding technical terminology that might frustrate the non-specialist reader. Philip identifies key features in each work, as well as subtleties and surprises that await the attentive listener, and he includes enough background and biographical information to illuminate the composer’s intentions. Organized alphabetically from Bach to Webern, this compendium will be indispensable for classical music enthusiasts, whether in the concert hall or enjoying recordings at home.

The Pit Bull Life A Dog Lover S Companion

Author : Deirdre Franklin
ISBN : 9781581575040
Genre : Pets
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Everything you need to know about adopting, owning, and loving a pit bull All dogs are special, but living with a pit bull really is different. You know how loyal and lovable your dog is, but your life can be affected by the breed's undeserved reputation. The Pit Bull Life celebrates the everyday joys of owning a pit bull—from their boundless energy to their love of life—while providing helpful facts and strategies you need to counter unfair laws and policies you may face. You'll learn the history of how the pit bull got to where it is today and what you can do to help secure its future. You’ll also find practical advice about breed characteristics, how to find a good match, and how to communicate with your dog, along with inspiring stories of people who've devoted their lives to this very special dog.

A Companion For Daniel Kolak S Lovers Of Wisdom A Historical Introduction To Philosophy With Integrated Readings

Author : Kolak
ISBN : 053454147X
Genre : Philosophy
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The Music Lover S Companion

Author : Gervase Hughes
ISBN : STANFORD:36105042488051
Genre : Music
File Size : 83. 30 MB
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The Motor Car Lover S Companion

Author : Richard Alexander Hough
ISBN : UOM:39015021231389
Genre : Automobiles
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Literature Lover S Companion

Author : Prentice-Hall, inc
ISBN : UCSC:32106015729863
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Contains biographies of over one thousand writers covering a three-thousand-year period worldwide, lists of their major works, and indexes to help link the authors by period.

Mathematical Nuts For Lovers Of Mathematics

Author : Samuel Isaac Jones
ISBN : UCAL:B4248646
Genre : Mathematics
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A Short Account Of The History Of Mathematics

Author : W. W. Rouse Ball
ISBN : 9780486157849
Genre : Mathematics
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This standard text treats hundreds of figures and schools instrumental in the development of mathematics, from the Phoenicians to such 19th-century giants as Grassman, Galois, and Riemann.

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