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- Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99
This adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's 18th-century comedy The Venetian Twins quickly earned a reputation as one of the most boisterous, vibrant and irreverent works of Australian musical theatre following its initial season at the Sydney Opera House for the Nimrod Theatre Company in 1979. Rooted firmly in Commedia dell'arte yet unashamedly influence... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
Lives of the Great Poisoners tells the stories of famous killers from Medea to Dr Crippen - using dance, song and spoken dialogue. An incredibly rich and vibrant dramatic experience from the artistic partnership - Churchill and Gough - behind the acclaimed Hotel . Music by Orlando Gough. Lives of the Great Poisoners was first performed at... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03
In a Gotham-like city, a depletion of the Earth's water supply has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The privilege to pee is regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging for one of humanity's most basic needs. From amongst the people, a hero has risen who will lead them to freedom. A grand, mischievous love... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 39.99
This book is a detailed study of the history of the piano in Russian society from its beginnings with the European entrepreneurs who settled in St. Petersburg in 1810, through Russian-owned family firms. The themes in this book range from the role of women as patrons and performers, to the economic transformation that benefited Russian piano manufacturers.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 46.99
Sergei Rachmaninoff?the last great Russian romantic and arguably the finest pianist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries?wrote 83 songs, which are performed and beloved throughout the world. Like German Lieder and French mélodies, the songs were composed for one singer, accompanied by a piano. In this complete collection, Richard D. Sylvester... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
Charlie Magri is one of the most popular boxers ever to have stepped into the ring. The exuberance and energy of the former WBC Flyweight Champion earned him a core of dedicated fans and, throughout his career, his determination and his ability to overcome adversity inspired all those who watched him. At last, one of boxing's most deserving legends... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 10.91
Benjamin Britten was a great reader of poetry: it affected his musical genius and style of composition. Friendships and collaborations with writers - Auden and E.M. Forster among them - left a mark. No other composer, not even Schubert or Schumann, set poems of such range and quality. All the poems Britten et are included in this unique anthology,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Sam Raimi?s The Evil Dead (1981) has been celebrated as a rollercoaster ride of terror and a classic horror hit, a defining example of the tongue-in-cheek, excessively gory horror films of the 1980s. It is also the film that introduced the now-iconic character of Ash (played by Bruce Campbell). This study considers the factors that have contributed... more...