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Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning

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We live in a rapidly changing world in which images play an important, even central, role. With
widespread use of personal electronics, we instantaneously deliver and receive sound, video, and
text messages. Corporations and governments worldwide…

Exploring Movie Construction & Production: What’s so exciting about movies

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This book is designed in this manner because, as a college film instructor at a community college
for 18 years, I have found that the biggest difficulty students have with a film course is the textbook.
Other textbooks give examples from numerous…

Music Theory

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The manner in which music theory has been traditionally taught is now in a state of flux. Originally, the study of music theory was designed to acquaint the music student or knowledgeable amateur with the composer’s working materials in “Classical”…

Exploring Movie Construction & Production: What’s so exciting about movies

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What is it about watching movies that makes it one of our favorite pastimes? Is it the star of the movie? Is it the hype about the movie? Is it because it is an action movie or thriller? Do you like comedies so you can laugh? Most people do. Genesee…

An Introduction to Technical Theatre

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An Introduction to Technical Theatre draws on the author’s experience in both the theatre and the classroom over the last 30 years. Intended as a resource for both secondary and post-secondary theatre courses, this text provides a comprehensive…

Art of Fugue

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Fugue for J. S. Bach was a natural language; he wrote fugues in organ toccatas and voluntaries, in masses and motets, in orchestral and chamber music, and even in his sonatas for violin solo. The more intimate fugues he wrote for keyboard are…

Burning Bright: Essays in Honour of David Bindman

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This book celebrates the work and career of the internationally renowned art historian, David Bindman, on the occasion of his 75th birthday, and is above all a tribute to him from his former students and colleagues. With essays on sculpture,…

Music Appreciation (Georgia Gwinnett College)

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"The author of this text has intentionally kept it general in nature in order to create a platform for those who want to expand content into more in depth studies of the mentioned concepts and traditions. I believe that appreciation of any subject…

Framing French Culture

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Throughout this book, the concept of framing is used to look at art, photography, scientific drawings and cinema as visually constituted, spatially bounded productions. The way these genres relate to that which exists beyond the frame, by means of…

Music Inquiry

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An inquiry based approach to learning about music provides flexible lessons that
deepen and broaden learners' understanding of music while engaging with their current musical interests, preferences, and goals. This hands-on experience with
inquiry…

Popular Music in Southeast Asia

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From the 1920s on, popular music in Southeast Asia was a mass-audience phenomenon that drew new connections between indigenous musical styles and contemporary genres from elsewhere to create new, hybrid forms. This book presents a cultural history…

Imaging Identity: Media, memory and portraiture in the digital age

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Imaging Identity presents potent reflections on the human condition through the prism of portraiture. Taking digital imaging technologies and the dynamic and precarious dimensions of contemporary identity as critical reference points, these essays…

The Imagined and Real Jerusalem in Art and Architecture

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In The Imagined and Real Jerusalem in Art and Architecture specialists in various fields of art history, from Early Christian times to the present, discuss in depth a series of Western artworks, artefacts, and buildings, which question the…

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Theatrical Worlds

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From the University of Florida College of Fine Arts, Charlie Mitchell and distinguished colleagues from across America present an introductory text for theatre and theoretical production. This book seeks to give insight into the people and processes…

Sound Reasoning

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Sound Reasoning is designed to help you listen. This course encourages you to be self-reliant--to get up close to the music, without mediation or interference. Too often, listeners may feel that they need pre-concert lectures, program notes and…

Music and the Child

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Children are inherently musical. They respond to music and learn through music. Music expresses children’s identity and heritage, teaches them to belong to a culture, and develops their cognitive well-being and inner self worth. As professional…

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Actors and the Art of Performance : Under Exposure

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Acting on stage is a mode of performing an action, in the context of which the bodily aspects implicitly at work in acting reveal their own significance and power. This event can actualize a wound incarnated in human beings, because the actor acts…

Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture

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In Platonic Occasions, Richard Begam and James Soderholm reflect upon a wide range of thinkers, writers and ideas from Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche to Shakespeare, the Romantics and the Moderns—from Evil, Love and Death to Art, Memory and Mimesis.…

Doing the Right Thing : A Value Based Economy

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"This book is for all those who are seeking a human perspective on economic and organizational processes. It lays the foundations for a value based approach to the economy. The key questions are: “What is important to you or your organization?” “What…

Religious Architecture: Anthropological Perspectives

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Borrowing from a range of theories on spacemaking and material religion, and with contributions from anthropologists working in the United Kingdom, Mali, Brazil, Spain, and Italy, this fascinating and comprehensive study develops an anthropological…

Instruments for New Music: Sound, Technology, and Modernism

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At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.

Player pianos, radio-electric…

Building Green: Environmental Architects and the Struggle for Sustainability in Mumbai

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Building Green explores the experience of environmental architects in Mumbai, one of the world’s most populous and population-dense urban areas and a city iconic for its massive informal settlements, extreme wealth asymmetries, and ecological…

Architecture in the Anthropocene

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Research regarding the significance and consequence of anthropogenic transformations of the earth’s land, oceans, biosphere and climate have demonstrated that, from a wide variety of perspectives, it is very likely that humans have initiated a new…

Fabricate

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Bringing together pioneers in design and making within architecture, construction, engineering, manufacturing, materials technology and computation, Fabricate is a triennial international conference, now in its third year (ICD, University of…

Understanding Music: Past and Present

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Music moves through time; it is not static. In order to appreciate music we
must remember what sounds happened, and anticipate what sounds might come
next. Most of us would agree that not all sounds are music! Examples of sounds
not typically…

Architectural Origami

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MIT 6.849 Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra, Fall 2012
View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/6-849F12

Input by : Dian Islamiati
Instructor: Erik Demaine

This class begins with a folding exercise and…