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Moss, Marissa R.

Summary: "Her Country is veteran Nashville journalist Marissa R. Moss's story of how in the past two decades, country's women fought back against systems designed to keep them down, armed with their art and never willing to just shut up and sing: how women like Kacey Musgraves, Mickey Guyton, Maren Morris, The Chicks, Miranda Lambert, Rissi Palmer, Brandy Clark, LeAnn Rimes, Brandi Carlile, Margo Price...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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Eddy, Chuck.

Summary: "Chuck Eddy is one of the most entertaining, idiosyncratic, influential, and prolific music critics of the past three decades...Rock and Roll Always Forgets features the best, most provocative reviews, interviews, columns, and essays written by this singular critic."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 EDD

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EMP

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Summary: "Rush is one of rock's most influential bands. Ranked third in consecutive gold or platinum albums after the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the band enjoys a devoted following by legions around the world and is revered by generations of musicians. Yet, their incredible success story has, up to this point, remained largely untold. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rush Doc Films, Inc. 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RUS

Summary: The final section in the series, Part 7 details the skeptical and critical answers reached in the second half of the twentieth century to the questions posed in the previous fifty years. This section covers the work of late twentieth-century philosophers and theorists who focused on two critical features of modernity. One issue focused on modern political theory and practice. The other focused...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Man, John

Summary: The terra cotta army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries ever made. Over eight thousand life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China--and each figure is individually carved, perhaps representing real members of the emperor's army. Weaving together history and a first-hand account of his experience in China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951 MAN

Sloan, Nate

Summary: 'Switched on Pop' illuminates the essential musical concepts behind two decades of chart-topping songs. The text moves through close studies of 16 modern pop classics by artists from Beyoncé to Zedd, each chapter bringing out key aspects of a particular song as well as introducing core concepts such as rhythm, melody, harmony, form, and timbre. As the work progresses, more complex concepts such...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.64 SLO

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 931 OCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 931 OCO

Hopper, Jessica

Summary: "A revised and expanded edition of celebrated critic Jessica Hopper's pioneering music writing"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD x FSG Originals, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.66 HOP

Ozzi, Dan

Summary: "From celebrated music writer Dan Ozzi comes a comprehensive chronicle of the punk music scene's evolution from the early nineties to the mid-aughts, following eleven bands as they dissolved, "sold out," and rose to surprise stardom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Summary: This performance-based music documentary shares intimate discussions with various iconic contemporary New Orleans musicians, highlighting their history and upbringing, while demonstrating how a musical tradition has shaped their identity, community, and learning environment for the youth of the Crescent City. Comprised of four years of interviews, cityscape cinematography, studio performances,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Price, Sean.

Contents: Introduction : war and revenge -- My youth -- Taking charge -- Crossing the Alps -- Rome learns to fear me -- Cannae -- Stalemate and decline -- Defending Carthage -- After the war -- Hannibal timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Raintree 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAN

Charnas, Dan

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Summary: "Equal parts musicology, biography, and cultural history, Dilla Time chronicles the invention of a new kind of beat by the most underappreciated musical genius of our time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD / Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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Summary: Throughout history, musicians and musical works have reflected the fashion, culture, and social attitudes of their times. Music today is more diversified than ever, from the megahits of teen pop stars to the depth and emotionality of gospel choirs to the tones and textures produced by large-scale orchestras. Add to this the unstoppable forces of MySpace, YouTube, the iPod, and a rapidly...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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O'Connell, Robert L.

Summary: Robert L. O'Connell, one of the most admired names in military history, tells the whole story of Cannae for the first time, giving a stirring account of this apocalyptic battle of the Second Punic War, and its causes and consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937.04 OCO

Reich, Steve

Summary: "Steve Reich is a living legend in the world of contemporary classical music. As a leader of the minimalist movement in the 1960s, his works have become central to the musical landscape worldwide, influencing generations of younger musicians, choreographers and visual artists. He has explored non-Western music and American vernacular music from jazz to rock, as well as groundbreaking music and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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Lewis, Mark Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.22 LEW

Sileo, Tom.

Summary: "Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, President Obama stood in Arlington National Cemetery to deliver his Memorial Day address. He extolled the heroism and sacrifice of the two men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen US Marine, and Brendan Looney, a fallen US Navy SEAL. Although they were killed three years apart, one in Iraq and one in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 SIL

Various artists

Contents: Bleeding love (Leona Lewis) -- Break the ice (Britney Spears) -- Killa (Cherish feat. Yung Joc) -- Lollipop (Lil Wayne feat. Static Major) -- Sexy can I? (Ray J. feat. Yung Berg) -- With you (Chris Brown) -- Te quiero (Flex feat. Belinda) -- Pocketful of sunshine (Natasha Bedingfield) -- No air (Jordin Sparks with Chris Brown) -- Realize (Colbie Caillat) -- Stop and stare (OneRepublic) -- Say...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI 2008

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK NOW

Summary: In June of 1969, the fourth Memphis Country Blues Festival took place at the city's famed Overton Park Band Shell. Fueled by the rediscovery of blues artists like Furry Lewis and Mississippi Fred McDowell, the fest had been launched in 1966 by a group of Bluff City blues fans and counterculturalists. The '69 edition -- which doubled as a celebration of Memphis' sesquicentennial -- promised the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MEM

Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Two boys' lives are changed forever when a sinister travelling carnival stops at their Illinois town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks 2017

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Kraftwerk (Musical group)

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Summary: The compilation showcases Kraftwerk's immense influence on Club & DJ culture, techno and all forms of electronic dance music. Featuring 19 official remixes, it collates Kraftwerk's own remixes alongside contributions from some of the world's biggest DJ's and producers including François Kervorkian, William Orbit, Étienne de Crécy, Orbital, Underground Resistance, DJ Rolando and Hot Chip. The...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Pop, Iggy

Summary: The almost unbelievable story of the band that invented punk rock, entirely in the words of Stooges founder, Iggy Pop. Includes over 200+ images, many published here for the first time, and contributions from Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, Joan Jett, Jonhhy Marr, Jack White, Ben Blackwell, Johan Kugelberg, and Jon Savage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Third Man Books 2016

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 781.6 POP

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