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.

FRALEY, T: The Carousel Animal

Fraley, Tobin. The Carousel Animal. Zephyr Press, 1983. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26348) $12.00

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Photography by Gary Sinick. Preface by Nina Fraley.

Beautiful color plates. Glossary. Bibliography. 128p. Measures 11×9 inches. Second Printing.

The author, Tobin Fraley, does carousel restoration in Oakland, CA for the Red Bug Gallery.

ABISHEGANADEN, P: Young Musicians Singapore (Souvenir Program From the International Festival of Youth Orchestras, 1971)

Abisheganaden, Paul. Young Musicians Singapore (Souvenir Program From the International Festival of Youth Orchestras, 1971). Lausanne, Switzerland: Federal Publications, 1971. Unmarked souvenir program, with the word “tour” written lightly on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26338) $18.00

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Illustrated in black and white. Includes sections on the Singapore Junior Symphony Orchestra, the instruments in the Chinese Orchestra, Malay Music, Music of India, figures involved in the event, and more. 36p. Measures 8.5×11.5 inches.

JANOS, F: Ferencsik János, az ember es muvesz portreja

Fejer, Gabor. Ferencsik Janos, az ember es muvesz portreja. Muszaki Konyvkiado, 1984. ISBN: 963106459X. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26177) $70.00

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Extensively illustrated. Musical notation on end pages. Text in Hungarian. Janos Ferencsik (1907-1984) was a Hungarian conductor.

He studied in Budapest under such conductors as Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Felix Weingartner and Wilhelm Furtwängler.

A friend of Hungarian composers Laszlo Lajtha, Bela Bartok and Zoltan Kodaly, Janos was also known for his interpretations of their works.