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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "De niña, a Teresa Carreño le encantaba dejar que sus manos bailaran a lo largo de las hermosas teclas del piano. Si se sentía triste, la música le levantaba el ánimo y, cuando estaba feliz, el piano la ayudaba a compartir esa alegría. Pronto comenzó a escribir sus propias canciones y a tocar en grandes catedrales. Entonces, una revolución en Venezuela hizo que su familia tuviera que huir a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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King, Carole

Summary: This book is a memoir by the iconic singer-songwriter chronicling her story from her beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed musical talents, to her present day as a leading performer and activist. From her marriage to Gerry Goffin, with whom she wrote dozens of songs that hit the charts, to her own achievements, notably with "Tapestry," which...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, CAROLE KIN

Keys, Alicia

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Summary: "An intimate, revealing look at one artist's journey from self-censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul-stirringpiano compositions. Yet away from the spotlight, Alicia has grappled with private heartache-over the challenging and complex relationship with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KEYS, ALICIA KEY

Summary: For 18 months, award-winning director Scott Hicks followed the legendary composer Philip Glass across three continents, creating a remarkable portrait of one of the greatest artists of all time. Allowed unprecedented access to Glass's working process and long time collaborators, Hicks provides a unique glimpse into the composer's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2009

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

Cliff, Nigel.

Summary: A dramatic account of the life of Cold War pianist Van Cliburn describes his early years as a musical prodigy in Texas and the ways he charmed both American and Russian audiences, helping to ease tensions between the two nations.--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CLI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLIBURN, VAN CLI

Summary: In a triumphant career that lasted forty years Erroll Garner pushed the playability of the piano to its limits, developed an international reputation, and made an indelible mark on the jazz world. And yet, his story has never been told. Until now. Atticus Brady's new film uses an astonishing array of archival materials interwoven with interviews with friends, family, and fellow musicians, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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Adams, Noah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 786.2 ADA

Engle, Margarita

Summary: Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreäno, one of the world's most famous pianists who, by age nine, performed for President Abraham Lincoln at the White House.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

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

Summary: Jo Ann Castle hosts this documentary on Liberace from the Liberace Museum in Las Vegas. Includes excerpts from his 1950s television series and from his TV specials of the 70s and 80s and highlights some of the entertainer's best known numbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music. In this wonderfully warm, witty, and intimate tribute from his friend, Ethan Hawke, Seymour shares unforgettable stories from his remarkable life and eye-opening words of wisdom, as well as insightful reflections on art, creativity, and the search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Someone once said of jazz legend Erroll Garner that playing the piano for him was as easy as breathing is for you or for me. In a triumphant career that lasted forty years, Erroll Garner pushed the playability of the piano to its limits, developed an international reputation, and made an indelible mark on the jazz world. And yet his story has never been told. Until now.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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

Cutting, Linda Katherine.

Summary: Autobiography of concert pianist Linda Katherine Cutting, discussing her experiences as an incest survivor and how she found healing through her playing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Cutti

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