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A Cellist's Companion: A Comprehensive Catalogue of Cello Literature By Michael Feves, Henk Lambooij
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The first comprehensive catalog of cello music!! END OF YEAR SALE: the HARDCOVER edition is on sale for 95 Euros (reduced from 149 Euros), with free postage at www.cellocompanion.com. (= the same... More > price of the Lulu paperback edition!) Over 35 years of compilation has resulted in the very first comprehensive catalogue of cello music, including approximately 45,000 titles by 15,000 composers. Listed alphabetically by composer are works for cello solo, cello and piano, cello and orchestra, duos, cello ensemble music, solo cello with chamber ensemble, two or more soloists and orchestra, cello and voice, methods and studies. An index by instrumentation is also included. This unique project to compile all music ever written for cello solo - published or unpublished, in print or out of print - is a reference work that will immediately become every cellist's companion.< Less
The Beard Book: A Breast and Testicular Cancer Charity Project By Mary Lou Sandler, Justin Sandler, Tasso
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480 pg. VERSION PRINTED ON PAPERBACK PAPER. INCLUDES EVERY BEARDED MODEL PHOTOGRAPHED FOR THIS PROJECT. (Over 100 Men) This is The Most Affordable Print Version to Support Our Charities. The Beard... More > Book is a collection of black & white, fine art photography of over 100 men, their beards, & their stories. Proceeds from the sale of the book go directly to The Keep-A-Breast Foundation & Indiana University Simon Cancer Center – Foundation for Testicular Cancer Research. The Beard Book set out to capture the creativity & celebration of this masculine mystique & popular yet often misunderstood culture. The beard has been around since the dawn of time. Today, many men wear their facial hair to honor those that came before them, while others have ushered in a new era of facial hair fashion. This is a collection of Gents from all walks of life including celebrities & beard growing champions. Thru photography & personal interest stories in their own words via ‘Beard Blurbs’, we learn what having a beard means.< Less
UNEQUAL TEMPERAMENTS: THEORY, HISTORY AND PRACTICE By Claudio Di Veroli
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Theory, History and Practice of scales, temperament, tuning and intonation for all musical instruments and voices: 486 pages and 365 figures encompassing decades of research and findings. PART ONE... More > provides the acoustical background. Each one of the main temperaments is then covered, with a thorough analysis of its musical features. Finally, a full HISTORICAL SURVEY guides the musician in the selection of temperament(s) for his/her repertoire. PART TWO consists of tuning, fretting and intonation directions for the different temperaments, on keyboards, fretted and unfretted strings, voices, woodwinds and brass wind instruments, including variable intonation. PART THREE covers multiple divisions and the analysis of historical sources, including recent research results. See published reviews and excerpts in http://temper.braybaroque.ie/< Less
How to Paint Your Own Vermeer: Recapturing Materials and Methods of a Seventeenth-Century Master By Jonathan Janson
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Who would have not wanted to look over Johannes Vermeer's shoulder while he was painting? HOW TO PAINT YOUR OWN VERMEER is a straightforward, practical guide on how to reproduce Vermeer's painting... More > procedures for today's practicing painter. In the first section, each passage of Vermeer's method is thoroughly explained and framed in its historical context so that the reader will grasp the correct materials and procedures as well as the rationale behind artistic and technical concepts of Dutch 17th-century painting. Grounding, underpainting, working-up, glazing, mediums, palette, brushes and mediums are just a few of the topics explored along with valuable insights into the stylistic components which make a Vermeer a Vermeer. HOW TO PAINT YOUR OWN VERMEER can be read by anyone who wishes to explore the mysterious between technique and artistic expression.< Less

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