TimberlandThe wooden structures of the 21st centuryNot so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel. The truth is radically different. Bolstered by new manufacturing techniques and ecological benefi..
``Dylan remains the rare singer whose work is worth reading on the page. His words are consistently funny, alive to the sound of language, and of course appealingly cryptic.`` --The New York Times Book Review A new collection of Bob Dylan's most essential lyrics--one hundred songs that represent the..
Originally published in 1878, this now-rare collection of designs supplies views of a remarkable variety of modestly priced structures: houses, villas, cottages, many others. Handsome drawings of perspective views and elevations, some of which include floor plans, plus suggestions for interior desig..
Chairs displayed on their own as pure form An overview of the 20th century More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designers. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact a..
With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers. This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with deta..
(Instrumental Folio). Solo instrumentalists will love this collection of 101 film favorites, including: Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) * Beauty and the Beast * Can't Help Falling in Love * Chariots of Fire * Danger Zone * Don't You (Forget About Me) * Endless Love * Eye of the Tiger * Foot..
This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise le..
People of all ages are fascinated by Mona Lisa's beguiling smile, Van Gogh's hypnotic night sky, and Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey. These paintings and ten others are featured in the book in large reproductions with accompanying details. The readable text offers biographical infor..
This book teaches a young audience about the works and lives of thirteen women artists through informative texts, puzzles, coloring exercises, and fun quizzes. In colorful spreads that feature important works as well as portraits of the artists themselves, children will learn how Sofonisba Anguissol..
This collection includes 12 easy arrangements of the most popular Christian songs from 2016. From ballads to up-tempo styles, these songs will be inspirational for all pianists. Titles: Call It Grace (Unspoken) * Even So Come (Come Lord Jesus) (Chris Tomlin) * Ever Be (Aaron Shust) * Good Good Fathe..
(Vocal Collection). This series features 50 songs, some that have never before appeared in any vocal collection.Scroll down to view sample videos of songs from the collection. ALADDIN: Proud of Your Boy AVENUE Q: If You Were Gay AVENUE Q: I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today AVENUE Q: Purpose BIG FISH: F..
The intelligent person's guide to the movies, with more than 2,800 reviewsLook up a movie in this guide, and chances are you'll find yourself reading on about the next movie and the next. Pauline Kael's reviews aren't just provocative---they're addictive. These brief, informative reviews, written fo..
Get the swinging '60s look with this fantastic guide to fashion's most exciting decade. With a colour co-ordinated mix of daring designs, famous faces, groovy photographs, and cool stories and memories, this is the must-have accessory for the most dedicated followers of fashion. Here are the beautif..
With these easy-to-play renditions, beginning pianists of all ages can enjoy one of America's most celebrated art forms. Sixteen popular blues melodies include traditional songs such as ``St. James Infirmary``and ``Careless Love`` as well as several numbers by blues giants Jelly Roll Morton and W. C..
Beginning pianists and their teachers will love this compilation of immortal music by Frederic Chopin. Fun-to-play, pedagogically sound arrangements include the theme from the ``Raindrop`` Prelude, ``Minute`` Waltz, the charming Lullaby, and melodic highlights from the most familiar preludes, mazurk..
This compilation of easy-to-play ragtime favorites features 24 rollicking melodies by ``The Big Three`` of ragtime Scott Joplin, James Scott, and Joseph Lamb plus pieces by Eubie Blake, Tom Turpin, and other artists. Popular tunes include ``Maple Leaf Rag,`` ``The Entertainer,`` and ``Tiger Rag.`` N..
Sun Ra said he came from Saturn. Known on earth for his inventive music and extravagant stage shows, he pioneered free-form improvisation in an ensemble setting with the devoted band he called the "Arkestra." Sun Ra took jazz from the inner city to outer space, infusing traditional swing with far-ou..
A2RC's expertise extends to new construction, particularly large-scale, mixed-use urban ensembles, and it also has a reputation as one of Europe's most experienced firms in newly built and renovated theater buildingsShowcases breathtaking full-color photography showcased in a chic, modern format, ac..
As a novelist, art critic, and cultural historian, Booker Prize-winning author John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight whose work amounts to a subtle, powerful critique of the canons of our civilization. In About Looking he explores our role as observers to reveal new lay..
This anthology reconsiders crucial aspects of abstraction's resurgence in contemporary art, exploring three equally significant strategies explored in current practice: formal abstraction, economic abstraction, and social abstraction. In the 1960s, movements as diverse as Latin American neo-concreti..
Originally delivered as the prestigious Mellon Lectures on the Fine Arts in 1995, After the End of Art remains a classic of art criticism and philosophy, and continues to generate heated debate for contending that art ended in the 1960s. Arthur Danto, one of the best-known art critics of his time, p..
Designed for use with an instructor, the Adult All-in-One Course is for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that includes lessons, theory, and technique in a convenient all-in-one format. This comprehe..
Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course that will include lesson, theory, and technique in a convenient, "all-in-one" ..
This book begins with an extensive review of the chords and keys previously studied, using fresh and interesting material that will provide enjoyment as well as reinforcement. Particularly noteworthy is the systematic presentation of chords in all positions in both hands. Titles: America the Beautif..
A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Titles: Alouette * Alpine Melody * Amazing ..
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over five million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Now included are blues, country, folk, jazz, and rock styles, plus more pop songs DVDs are available f..
This easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 3 introduces "overlapping pedal"; new time signatures 3/8 and 6/8; and the primary triads in Major and Minor keys. Concepts include: passing one under two and one under three; p..
Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course is the #1 best-selling guitar method for kids This award-winning (``Best Product of the Year``---Disney's iParenting Media Award) method is the easiest guitar method ever for kids ages 5 and up. This complete edition combines Book 1 and Book 2 with the activity pages of..
Beautifully presented and intelligently paced, the Lesson Books combine unusually attractive music and lyrics. The books feature note reading, rhythm reading, sight-reading and technical workouts. Each piece on the CD was recorded at a performance tempo and a slower practice tempo. The music from th..
(Guitar Recorded Versions). A dozen tracks from the 2005 CD by this acclaimed folk fingerstyle guitarist in standard notation and tab, including: Art of Motion * Drifting * For My Father * Heather's Song * Into the Ocean * Keys to the Hovercar * Rylynn * Shanghai * and more. NUME CARTE: Andy McKee: ..
Andy Warhol was one of the most compelling figures of the 20th-century art world whose body of work transformed the landscape of contemporary art. He was also a notorious collector who saved practically everything that came his way. In 1994, seven years after the artist's death, The Andy Warhol Muse..
When Twin Peaks debuted on the ABC network on the night of April 8, 1990, thirty-five million viewers tuned in to some of the most unusual television of their lives. Centered on an eccentric, coffee-loving FBI agent's investigation into the murder of a small town teen queen, Twin Peaks brought the a..
The full spectrum of Ansel Adams' work in a single volume, offering the largest available compilation from his legendary photographic career capturing American landscapes.The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods, from his first photographs made in Yosemite and the High S..
``The trumpeter's bible`` for over 150 years, this complete pedagogical method contains hundreds of exercises, beginning with basics and progressing to advanced compositions, including the author's famous arrangement of Carnival in Venice. J. B. Arban discusses every aspect of playing -- including a..
A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as..
From its roots in cowboy and vaquero culture to the big-business excitement of today's National Finals competitions, rodeo has embodied the rugged individualism and competitive spirit of the American West. Now the long trajectory of rodeo culture comes fully alive in Arena Legacy. Showcasing the unr..
(Vocal Collection). The G. Schirmer Opera Anthology series revolutionized opera aria study after its release in 1991. There are so many wonderful soprano arias that a second volume was warranted. The music is predominantly for lyric soprano. As in the original volumes, these are new, clean editions,..
This is the definitive analysis of art as a social and perceptual system by Germany's leading social theorist of the late twentieth century. It not only represents an important intellectual step in discussions of art--in its rigor and in its having refreshingly set itself the task of creating a set ..
Leading art collector Chara Schreyer's forty-year collaboration with interior designer Gary Hutton has produced five residences designed to house 600 works of art, including masterpieces by Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Louise Nevelson, Diane Arbus, and Frank Stella. Art House takes read..
The definitive, must-have guide to pursuing an art career--the fully revised and updated edition of Art/Work, now in its fourteenth printing, shares the tools artists of all levels need to make it in this highly competitive field. Originally published in 2009, Art/Work was the first practical guide ..
A stunning photographic compilation showcasing Audrey Hepburn's iconic career in the 1950s--the decade that solidified her place as one of the world's greatest stars in film and fashion.Devoted to her most influential decade, Audrey: The 50s brings together in one volume the allure and elegance that..
(Applause Libretto Library). Anyone who grew up watching Sesame Street on public television will quickly be able to identify the inspiration for Avenue Q . Most of the characters in the show are puppets, and the set depicts several tenements on a rundown street in New York City. Several characters a..
The main focus of this book is the German- Chinese House designed by Heinsdorff for EXPO 2010 in Shanghai. From May to October 2010, Shanghai, the great port at the mouth of the Yangtse, is staging a world fair whose motto is "Better City, Better Life." The German-Chinese House is the only binationa..
Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting: Characters is a comprehensive guide for artists wishing to create convincing and detailed characters. It features established artists such as Charlie Bowater (concept artist at Atomhawk) and Derek Stenning (freelance concept artist and illustrator, with clients ..
(Berklee Guide). These time-tested exercises will help you to play by ear. This book with online audio recordings introduces the core skills of ear training. Step by step, you will learn to use solfege to help you internalize the music you hear and then easily transpose melodies to different keys. L..
Absolutely anyone can take better photos If you can press a button, you can take great pictures. It's as simple as that. In BetterPhoto Basics, Jim Miotke, founder of the popular online photography school BetterPhoto.com, shares tips and tricks to improve your photos right away, no matter what cam..
Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of beloved piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure and satisfaction of playing music that's usually bey..
Blondie's Parallel Lines mixed punk, disco and radio-friendly FM rock with nostalgic influences from 1960s pop and girl group hits. This 1978 album kept one foot planted firmly in the past while remaining quite forward-looking, an impulse that can be heard in its electronic dance music hit "Heart of..