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Repurposing the Suburban McMansion

The mortgage lending crisis of 2008 in the United States has become a major political and social issue (Reuters, 2008). Within this dilemma are two specific problems which may be solved to mutual...


The Theatre and Envronmental Conservation

As the state of the world's environment causes greater concern, various approaches are being enunciated to stem the tide of degradation. The emphasis has been on environmental education and it has...


Revisting the Urban Vision. by Terry Matassoni

Terry Matassoni's paintings are discussed in relation to the theme of alienation both as a personal experience and as a universal characteristic of the modern condition. This book sheds light in how...


Dance as a Discourse

The process of reviving and recreating Baroque dance and music has for a long time been imbued with compromises. In dance, the challenge of bringing to life a language of movement codified into...


Schooling, Earnings and Employment in the Labour Market for Conductors

Traditionally, schooling has been considered by cultural economists as a way of investing in human capital, therefore subject to cost-benefit analysis. However, due to the specificity of artists'...


Giving Voice to a Collective Silence

This book argues that the "collective silence" that was identified in Germany after the end of WWII was given a voice through the art of Joseph Beuys and Werner Herzog. Both artists' works discussed...


Hamburgische Dramaturgie

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the...


Think Dance!

think dance! Shortcut Komposition ist das Begleitbuch zur choreographischen Praxis. Grafisch ansprechende Skizzen von der Bewegungsdarstellung ber Improvisationsideen und Kompositionsmethoden geben...


Abgeschminkt

Der Autor kommentiert, dokumentiert und erz hlt 6 weitere Theatergro projekte aus dem Schultheater (2001-2008) und vertieft dabei sein Credo aus dem ersten Band von 2000: Auch das Schultheater bedarf...


The Total Theater Artist and New Media Performance

An exploration into the history of the new media performance artist. This dissertation centers around a new classification of the Total Theatre artist as it applies to New Media Art and Performance....


Spiritual Circles

The purpose of this book was to examine how spiritual identities are constructed through ritualised behaviour and enacted belief in Zionist Christian Church services. Another aim was to identify the...


Scenography in Stage Performance and Tourism in Trado-African Festival

The book is a collection of essays that discuss the interpretative essence of scenography in theatrical performance. It also examines the effects, along-side the creative use of technical effects in...


Trance Forms

This study investigates forms of theatre/performance practice and training that can be seen to employ "trance" states or engage the concept of "states of consciousness" as performative practice....


China's Proletarian Myth

The reform of Beijing opera during China's Cultural Revolution led to a genre of highly polished works of 'revolutionary modern' drama and ballet which are rarely thought of as 'literature', not only...


Tango

Das Buch Tango fur Tanzende umfasst die tangospezifische Begegnung zweier Menschen, den Erwerb bzw. die Erweiterung des Tangotanzens mit den involvierten Korperteilen von Auge bis Zeh, die...


The Mournful Cage

Many accounts of Max Weber portray him as a theorist of responsibility or "re-enchantment" - as one who can confirm for us the appropriateness of a liberal position given the conditions of life as...


German Cinema and the Nation's Past

Media have become extremely important channels for deploying ideology among viewers, readers and listeners worldwide. When film represents history, it inevitably re-shapes, re-interpretes and...


Mit Boulevard Gegen Dallas

Kunst und Anspruch des Theaters in der Bundesrepublik der neunziger Jahre. In diesem Buch ist von dem Regisseur Peter Zadek die Rede, der das Theater in West-Deutschland seit dem Kriegsende gepr gt...


Critical Voicings of Black Liberation

This series of essays examines artistic and political articulation of black liberation as the construction of a new critical and signifying voice. This liberated and critical voice asserts itself as...


Protest Enacted

Combining approaches from the fields of performance studies, critical race theory, and transnational American studies, 'Protest EnACTed' argues for the relevance of performance in contemporary US...


Keyboard Songbook Classic

This songbook for electronic keyboard contains a selection of some of the most popular classical pieces. It is carefully structured according to the level of difficulty. It can be combined with...


Trumpet Basics English EDT

This book is a basic course designed as an easy start to learning to play the trumpet during the first weeks and months. Learn everything about the generation of sounds and playing the first notes,...


Pitti Hecht's Percussion

PiTTi Hecht's Percussion-DVD Du hast den Rhythmus im Blut, weißt aber noch nicht, welches Percussion-Instrument es sein soll? Dich juckt es in allen Fingern, heiße Beats zu trommeln oder zu...


Blues Harp Basics, English Edition Book/CD Set

The harmonica, especially the blues harp, is a fascinating musical instrument. Although originally intended for the playing of mostly simple melodies and traditional folk songs, its extraordinary...


Electric Bass Basics

The introductory method for the bass. The bass is one of the essential instruments in music. Playing the bass can be a lot of fun. Maybe you don't only want to play some songs in a band but start a...


Alto Saxophone Basics English

In Alto Saxophone Basics you will learn eight songs in various keys and styles. Starting from the very basics of putting the saxophone together and learning the embouchure, you will then be guided...


Piano Basics

From the basics of music notation, the correct playing position and simple pieces covering a fifth, to mastery of the complete octave and a refined playing technique This book covers everything the...


Acoustic Guitar Basics

The quick and easy way to learn the guitar. This guitar course concentrates on the essential basics and provides important information in easy steps, teaching a range of techniques. Acoustic Guitar...


Violin Basics

This violin method provides the beginning as well as the advanced violinist with the main step-by-step information on playing the violin. Many photos show the correct way of holding the violin and...


Keyboard Basics

Welcome to the world of keyboards Whether its folk songs, pop or blues, the diverse styles covered in this book make learning easy, fun and entertaining In addition to having fun there are many...