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Author: Elise Goodman
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: femme, savante, celebrating, pompadour, madame, portraits
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0520217942
ISBN-13: 9780520217942

The femme savante portraits of Mme de Pompadour (1721-1764), the beautiful and cultivated woman who became the official mistress of Louis XV, are the focus of Elise Goodman's innovative study. The portraits are generally admired as the most glamorous, celebrated likenesses of a woman created during the French Enlightenment, and Goodman's book is the first to fully examine them in the context of the highly saturated feminist atmosphere that existed at the time. Goodman is interested in the iconography of the portraits, especially as seen in three works done by François Boucher and one each by

Author: Neil Miller
Publisher: The Piano Lessons Book
Keywords: bonus, understanding, memorization, excerpts, piano, book, lessons, aid, valuable, elise, fur, neil, miller, editions, analyzed, beethoven
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2007-11-28
ISBN-10: 1434819515
ISBN-13: 9781434819512

The Neil Miller Editions of Analyzed Music are designed to assist piano students with the difficult task of memorizing music for confidentperforming. Successful memorization requires an understanding of the elements that composers use to create music. The Neil Miller Editions of Analyzed Music are not intended to be your primary sourcefor practicing the composition. There are well-edited editions of the great music you want to play, with the editor's markings for phrasing, fingering, pedaling, dynamics, touches and tempo. Add tothat what you are learning from the Analyzed Music edition and ins
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