Category: Music Photography

V is for Von Trapp. A Musical Family Alphabet by William Anderson, Linda Graves

By William Anderson, Linda Graves

From "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens" to "Doe, a deer, a feminine deer," many folks have grown up buzzing the tunes or making a song the lyrics to the songs from the loved motion picture The Sound of tune. yet what's the actual tale in the back of the courageous von Trapp relations? V is for von Trapp: A Musical kin Alphabet provides a behind-the-headlines examine this real-life making a song relatives made recognized within the vintage motion picture. beginning with their idyllic youth in Austria the place their love of tune and appearing begun, writer William Anderson takes readers alongside at the family's brave mountaintop get away from Nazi gurus to their new lifestyles in the USA and the well-known von Trapp family members inn within the Vermont hills. Meet decided Maria, the rushing Captain, and their proficient young children; the well-known von Trapps whose existence tale captivated hundreds of thousands and maintains to encourage with its legacy of desire and success. writer, historian, and lecturer William Anderson did vast learn and...

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Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More: Music in the by Michael Ray

By Michael Ray

Even if rock tune persisted to dominate the tune scene, the sounds of the Nineteen Seventies and '80s differed significantly from the song of the previous a long time, reflecting more recent social realities. The competitive sounds of punk song started to entice adolescence, whereas disco reached throughout cultures and taken various crowds jointly in dance golf equipment. New Wave had a playful, kick back suppose, whereas the digital guitar-laden sounds heavy steel have been something yet. Readers learn many of the sorts of tune that outlined the Seventies and '80s, profiling the artists who captured the spirit of fast social and cultural swap.

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Walt Disney: The Mouse That Roared (Legends of Animation) by Jeff Lenburg, Al Kessel

By Jeff Lenburg, Al Kessel

Top identified for developing Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney is likely one of the twentieth century's so much venerated and significant icons of animation. After generating lively shorts and launching his personal animation studio, Disney brought Mickey Mouse to the area in 1928, and published the 1st American lively function movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 1937. in the course of his profession, Disney labored as an animator, director, manufacturer, and screenwriter and elevated his enterprise to incorporate the world-famous subject matter parks Disneyland in California and Disney international in Florida. Nominated for sixty three Academy Awards, he produced many cartoons and have movies thought of classics this present day, together with Bambi, Cinderella, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and sound asleep good looks. His inventive and technological thoughts contain constructing the 1st sound sketch and pioneering animation ideas akin to character animation, three-strip Technicolor, and multiplane animation. Walt Disney delves into this man's colourful lifestyles, explaining the foundation for his vintage creations and progressive animation techniques.Chapters include:An Innovator within the MakingA excellent healthy: A Mouse Named MickeyStretching the ImaginationBreaking New GroundMaking desires Come precise.

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The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens, Volume 3. 111 by Kristen Dabrowski

By Kristen Dabrowski

Don't simply take into consideration acting - do it! prepare to "wow" at auditions once you choose up this ebook. inside of, you will see occasions you relate to, personalities you know, humor that truly makes you chuckle, this is often precisely what casting humans are looking to see! by no means uninteresting, drained, or overdone, those items are actual, alive, and simply looking forward to you at upload your personal designated spin. With 111 caliber monologues to choose between, how may you get it wrong?

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Leonardo Da Vinci - Artist, Scientist, Inventor by Simona Cremante

By Simona Cremante

It is a stunningly illustrated survey of Leonardo (1452-1519) as artist, scientist, and inventor. This engrossing examine of the guy who painted the «Mona Lisa», used to be a pupil of anatomy, and inventor of machines of warfare, can't fail to stir the curiosity and mind's eye because it identifies the archetype of the «Renaissance guy» whose endless interest used to be equalled by means of his astounding ability.As a painter, Leonardos «Mona Lisa» and «The final Supper» occupy distinctive positions on this planet of paintings, his «Vitruvian guy» is a global icon. As scientist and inventor, his rules have been enormously prior to his time. He conceptualized a helicopter, a tank, he experimented with solar energy, a calculator, invented the double hull and defined a thought of plate tectonics...the record is nearly endless.This outstanding new quantity will entice all Leonardo aficionados, new or previous. In 1964, by means of Decree of the President of Italy, Giunti Editore was once entrusted with the duty of the modifying and the facsimile copy of all of the Codices and Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. Giunti Editore has on account that develop into a pre-eminent writer of Leonardos works with a list of worldwide well-known authors, editors, and illustrated books - a severe number of that are now being made on hand in English.

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Draw 3-D: A step-by-step guide to perspective drawing by Doug DuBosque

By Doug DuBosque

If you’ve ever puzzled how artists upload intensity to their drawings, work, and designs—and you haven’t been fortunate sufficient to have an individual exhibit you the “tricks”—congratulations! You’ve stumbled on simply the publication to get you begun with viewpoint drawing. You’ll study the thoughts. You’ll locate additional aid at difficulty spots. With transparent directions, examples, and images, you’ll see how effortless it may be to attract in three-D.

Grab a pencil and let’s start!

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Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein by Susan Goldman Rubin

By Susan Goldman Rubin

Starting with Lenny’s formative years in Boston and finishing along with his effective undertaking debut at Carnegie corridor with the hot York Philharmonic whilst he was once simply twenty-five, tune used to be IT attracts readers into the vigorous, passionate, tough, music-filled lifetime of younger Leonard Bernstein. Archival images, generally from the Leonard Bernstein assortment on the Library of Congress, illustrate this attention-grabbing biography, which additionally incorporates a foreword by way of Bernstein’s daughter Jamie. broad again topic contains biographies of vital humans in Bernstein’s existence, in addition to a discography of his song.

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