CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: Dralion: Cirque Du Soleil Programme Officiel-Official Program

Dralion: Cirque Du Soleil Programme Officiel-Official Program, coverCirque Du Soleil. Dralion: Cirque Du Soleil Programme Officiel-Official Program. Cirque Du Soleil, 1999. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26437) $10.00

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Filled with pictures. Introduction to the cast. Measures 9.25×11.25 inches.

Cirque Du Soleil is a contemporary circus. Each show is a synthesis of circus styles from around the world, with its own central theme and storyline.

This show combines elements of traditional Chinese circus with Western contemporary circus, complementing the “East-meets-West” theme implied in the title – the name is a portmanteau of “dragon” (representing the East) and “lion” (representing the West).

DILLER, A: First Theory Book

Diller, Angela. First Theory Book. G. Schirmer, Inc., 1950. Unmarked text. Worn edges on cover. Good. Hardcover. (#26432) $12.00

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This book is to aid musical students with their sense of hearing and to study the branches of musical theory. 180p. Index. Copyright 1921, renewal assigned 1950. Musical notation.

Angela Diller was one of the founders of the Diller-Quaile School of Music, founded in 1920 by pianists Angela Diller and Elizabeth Quaile.

Their purpose was to develop musically sensitive and receptive individuals who played with the eloquence that comes from understanding the structure of music and the inner relationships of musical elements within a composition.

OLDRICH, A: The Czechoslovak Film: Der Tschechoslowakische Film

Adamec, Oldrich (editor). The Czechoslovak Film: Der Tschechoslowakische Film. Annuaire du Film Tchecoslovaque, 1964. Unmarked. 88p. Movie Yearbook. Good. Paperback. (#26388) $35.00

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Text in Russian, German, English French, Spanish. Stillshots throughout. Films include Another Way of Life, The High Wall, Lemonade Joe, The Mother-in-Law, Prague Blues, A Place in the Crowd, Museum of Miracles, and more.

The Czechoslovak New Wave (also Czech New Wave) is a term used for the 1960s films of Czech directors.

LEONG, R: Moving the Image: Independent Asian Pacific American Media Arts

Leong, Russell (editor). UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press and the University Moving the Image: Independent Asian Pacific American Media Arts. of Washington Press, 1991. ISBN: 0934052131. Unmarked. Large corner crease on back cover. Good. Paperback. (#26380) $12.00

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Profusely illustrated. Source book with documents the remarkable body of film, video, and radio produced by Asian and Pacific Americans from the 1960s to the 1990s. 287p. Measures 7.25×10.5 inches.

Fifty award-winning filmmakers, media artists, and writers speak firsthand to issues of generation and gender, ethnicity and nationality, which shape their imagery and identities.

Three introductory essays:
Stephen Gong surveys the role of Asian American media organizations in key locations;
Renee Tajima charts twenty years of Asian American filmmaking; and
Russell Leong brings forth key issues on media culture and the Asian American experience.

CAL ACADEMY: Pacific Discovery: Musical Instruments, Amchitka, Himalaya, Sunflower Trees (Volume XXIX Number 4, July/August 1976)

Pacific Discovery: Musical Instruments, Amchitka, Himalaya, Sunflower Trees (Volume XXIX Number 4, July/August 1976). California Academy of Sciences, 1976. Unmarked. Slight foxing on the cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26371) $12.00

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B/W illustrations throughout. 33p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

Topics include a short editorial on The Wattis Hall of Man and articles on the material of music, atomics at Amchitka, In the Himalaya, and Sunflower trees of the Galapagos.

IONE, A: Examining Semir Zeki’s ‘Neural Concept Formation and Art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner’

Ione, Amy Examining Semir Zeki’s ‘Neural Concept Formation and Art: Dante, Michelangelo, Wagner’. Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2003. Unmarked throughout. Bumped corner. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26367) $10.00

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Offprint from the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 10, No. 2, 2003. pp58-66. References.

IONE, A: Penrose Tiling: Sketch #2, Red Black and White, Acrylic and ink on Paper, Unframed, by Amy Ione

Penrose Tiling: Sketch #2, Red Black and White, Acrylic on Paper, Unframed, by Amy Ione, paintingIone, Amy. Penrose Tiling: Sketch #2, Red Black and White, Acrylic on Paper, Unframed, by Amy Ione. 2013. Handmade. Unframed, on paper. (#26364) $75.00

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Original acrylic and ink painting on paper, unframed. Measures 11×15 inches. Will send in a mat so you can frame it to your own taste.

Sale includes a certificate of authenticity.

A Penrose tiling is an example of non-periodic tiling. Penrose tilings are named after mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose, who investigated these sets in the 1970s.