Conceptualizing production studies from a European perspective, the book evaluates the history of European thought on production: theories of practice, the languages, grammars, and poetics of film, practical theories of production systems such as film dramaturgy, and the self-theorizing of European auteurs and professionals.
Proceeds from basic theory to design studies of concert and multiple purpose halls. This work is useful for undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of acoustics, architecture, psychology, physiology, and music, as well as acoustical consultants, audio engineers, and "sound coordinators" of concert halls and theaters.
These essays deal with eleven personalities - eight German, one Dutch, one English and one American - in German history over the last two centuries. They trace the flowering of German culture in areas like print and architecture and painting; and they follow the rise of a political consciousness.
Folk singer and labor organizer John Handcox was born to illiterate sharecroppers, but went on to become one of the most beloved folk singers of the prewar labor movement. This beautifully told oral history gives us Handcox in his own words, recounting a journey that began in the Deep South and went on to shape the labor music tradition.
Provides the critical account of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism. This book documents a scope of musical activities, ranging from orchestras and chamber groups to choirs, theatres, communal sing-songs, and cabarets, in some of the most important internment centres in Nazi-occupied Europe.
In this illustrated study, John R. Clarke investigates an assortment of Roman erotic art to answer the question of what sex meant to the ancient Romans. The text re-evaluates our understanding of Roman art and society in a study informed by gender and cultural studies.
A guide to 100 of the world's most important concert halls and opera houses. It examines their architecture and engineering and discusses their acoustical quality as judged by conductors and music critics. It is suitable for peripatetic performers and music lovers, and for those who are interested in musical performance.
Staying Small Successfully A Guide for Architects, Engineers, and Design Professionals Frank A. Stasiowski Today's design professional with entrepreneurial ambitions often has in mind a small firm. Written by a veteran architect and consultant, here is a clear, detailed road map to setting up a small business or guiding an existing one to success.
Shows how the era of monument building in American history arose amidst struggles over race, gender, and collective memory. This book also shows how an image of black slavery was perpetuated while an image of the white soldier was launched in public space. It is intended for readers interested in American culture, race relations, and public art.