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Beethoven: The Relentless Revolutionary

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Beethoven: The Relentless Revolutionary

John Clubbe

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Advocate - Performing Arts

Hardback

Beethoven's political ideals, inspired by the French Revolution and Napoleon, radiate through his ground-breaking compositions.... [more]

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Ian McKellen: The Biography

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Ian McKellen: The Biography

Garry O'Connor

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure. [more]

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

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Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Biography; Memoirs; Indigenous peoples; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Stolen from his mother and placed into institutional care when he was only a few months old, Uncle Jack was raised under the... [more]

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

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Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Paul Kildea

Music; Western "classical" music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Keyboard instruments; Social & cultural history

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Chopin's Piano begins in November 1838, when George Sand, her children and Frederick Chopin took a boat to Majorca for the... [more]

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State of the Union: A Marriage in Ten Parts

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State of the Union: A Marriage in Ten Parts

Nick Hornby

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Television scripts & screenplays; Fiction & Literature

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Tom and Louise meet in the pub opposite their counsellor's office ten minutes before their session is about to start. Their... [more]

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

Hardback

An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

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Hit Brands: How Music Builds Value for the World's Smartest Brands

Daniel Jackson, Richard Jankovich, Eric Sheinkop

Music; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

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Companies and agencies spend vast amounts of money to advertise and brand products and music has been an important part of... [more]

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Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman

Pam Cook (University of Southampton, UK)

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema

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Pam Cook's study of the star persona of Nicole Kidman traces Kidman's career trajectory through an examination of her (sometimes... [more]

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Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far Far Away

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Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far Far Away...

Ken Napzok

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction

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Number one Amazon bestseller!<br... [more]

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

Jane Glover

Music; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Advocate - Performing Arts

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A rich and evocative account of the life and work of Britain's favourite composer from one of our finest conductors. [more]

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

Lili Anolik

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Popular culture

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Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world--a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory.... [more]

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Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Later Years, 1966-2016

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Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Later Years,...

Kenneth Womack

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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SOUND PICTURES offers a powerful glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The second... [more]

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Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Early Years, 1926-1966

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Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, the Early Years,...

Kenneth Womack

Music; Rock & Pop music; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Kenneth Womack offers a glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The first book of two,... [more]

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Dogs in Space: A Film Archive

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Dogs in Space: A Film Archive

Richard Lowenstein

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Diaries, letters & journals

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There, after a night partying in Nice with INXS lead singer and rising rock star Michael Hutchence, an idea that had been... [more]

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Star Wars: Rogues Scoundrels and Bounty Hunters

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Star Wars: Rogues Scoundrels and Bounty Hunters

Titan Books

Film & movie: styles & genres; Science fiction

Paperback

A new Star Wars Insider collection, featuring content previously printed... [more]

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Acting for the Screen

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Acting for the Screen

Mary Lou Belli (Emmy Award winning director of Monk, The Game, Girlfriends, 3Way, Living with Fran, and Charles in Charge.)

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Film, TV & Radio

Paperback

Acting for the Screen is a collection of essays written by and interviews with working actors, producers, directors, casting... [more]

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

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Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler

Cate Haste

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The life of an extraordinary artist and intellect: the composer, author and socialite Alma Mahler, whose life spanned one... [more]

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The Road to Oz: The Evolution, Creation, and Legacy of a Motion Picture Masterpiece

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The Road to Oz: The Evolution, Creation, and Legacy of a Motion Picture...

Jay Scarfone, William Stillman

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

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The Road to Oz is a complete retelling of how The Wizard of Oz was influenced and created, and attained its iconic status.... [more]

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The Secret Life of the Movies

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The Secret Life of the Movies

Simon Brew

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Film movie guides & reviews; Film & movie: styles & genres; Film movie production: technical skills

Paperback

Hidden motifs, references, background details, set design, cameos, crossovers, inspirations and oddities in the history of... [more]

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business 1978-98

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Fried & Justified: Hits, Myths, Break-Ups and Breakdowns in the Record Business...

Mick Houghton

Music; Rock & Pop music; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

In 1980, Houghton set up his own PR company, Brassneck Publicity, and for the next 20 years the list of his charges reads... [more]

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100 Ideas that Changed Film

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100 Ideas that Changed Film

David Parkinson

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema

Paperback

Chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. This title discusses the milestones that... [more]

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

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Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC

Jeff Apter

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

'What a great read. The last chapters really got to me-so sad.' Herm Kovac, bandmate and lifelong friend of Malcolm (and... [more]

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

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A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons

Ben Folds

Music; Memoirs

Paperback

From genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir reflecting on art, life and music that is as nuanced, witty and relatable... [more]

$35.00

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Mad as Hell and Back: A Silver Jubilee of Sketches

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Mad as Hell and Back: A Silver Jubilee of Sketches

Shaun Micallef, Gary McCaffrie

Television scripts & screenplays; Fiction & Literature; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

For old and new fans alike, this is the definitive collection of work from Australian comedy legend Shaun Micallef and his... [more]

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Working Class Man

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Working Class Man

Jimmy Barnes

Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

THE SEQUEL TO THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WORKING CLASS BOY ... [more]

$24.99

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