Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.
An updated, indispensable guide to recorded classical music reviews hundreds of new CDs--from remastered vintage recordings to the latest releases, from the highest-quality offerings to budget releases--and is designed to help readers select the very best of recorded classical music available. Original.
Talks about the legal and financial aspects of the music business. This edition presents information on subjects, such as record contracts, managers, music publishing, touring, fees, and more. There are also chapters on the technological advances that shape the business, and how novices and experts alike should manage such changes.
A major new reference book covering the whole history of jazz, with over 2000 entries on jazz artists and bands.
Opening up the world of acoustics and the science of music to deepen understanding of what we listen to, this work covers subjects from the difference between how we hear a musical note and any other kind of sound, to a brief history of the scale system, why a run of arpeggios sounds 'romantic' and why a flute sounds different to a clarinet.