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Country Music

Country Music Author Richard Carlin
ISBN-10 9781135361112
Release 2014-02-25
Pages 540
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This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style, the entries not only outline the careers of country music's greatest artists, they provide an understanding of the artist's importance or failings, and a feeling for his or her style. Select discographies are provided at the end of each entry, while a bibliography and indexes by instrument, musical style, genre, and song title round out the work. For a full list of entries, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary website.



Tennessee Biographical Dictionary

Tennessee Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403097005
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 899
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Tennessee Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Tennessee. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



Oklahoma Biographical Dictionary

Oklahoma Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403098385
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 223
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Oklahoma Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Oklahoma. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music Author Don Michael Randel
ISBN-10 0674372999
Release 1996
Pages 1013
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Provides authoritative articles covering nearly 5,500 figures in the history of music, from classical to jazz to hymns to blues



Arkansas Biographical Dictionary

Arkansas Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403098514
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 308
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Arkansas Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Arkansas. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



Popular Music

Popular Music Author Roman Iwaschkin
ISBN-10 9781317223450
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 670
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This is a comprehensive guide to popular music literature, first published in 1986. Its main focus is on American and British works, but it includes significant works from other countries, making it truly international in scope.



Latin American Classical Composers

Latin American Classical Composers Author Martha Furman Schleifer
ISBN-10 9780810888715
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 764
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Now in its third edition, Latin American Classical Composers provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the Hispanic Caribbean. Gathered from a variety of sources, it fills the gaps left by other major English-language music dictionaries and encyclopedias.



The Harvard Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Dictionary of Music Author Don Michael Randel
ISBN-10 0674011635
Release 2003
Pages 978
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This comprehensive single-volume music reference covers a wide range of topics, including all styles of Western music as well as the music of Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, with articles by experts, short "quick reference" essays, and a wide range of instruments. (Performing Arts)



Texas Biographical Dictionary

Texas Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403099924
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 840
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Texas Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Texas. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



DeFord Bailey

DeFord Bailey Author David C. Morton
ISBN-10 0870497928
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 224
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Ever since country music came into its own, the figure of DeFord Baily (1899-1982) has fascinated and puzzled historians. A harmonica virtuoso, blues signer, guitarist, banjoist, and composer, Bailey was a founding member of the 'Grand Ole Opry.' One of the show's most popular performers from 1925 to 1941, this extraordinary musician was a pioneer recording artist and toured widely with such Opry Hall of Fame members as Uncle Dave Macon, Bill Monroe, and Roy Acuff.



Louisiana Biographical Dictionary

Louisiana Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403098170
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 305
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Louisiana Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Louisiana. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



Biographical Dictionary of Radio

Biographical Dictionary of Radio Author Christopher H. Sterling
ISBN-10 9781136993763
Release 2013-05-13
Pages 480
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The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio presents the very best biographies of the internationally acclaimed three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio in a single volume. It includes more than 200 biographical entries on the most important and influential American radio personalities, writers, producers, directors, newscasters, and network executives. With 23 new biographies and updated entries throughout, this volume covers key figures from radio’s past and present including Glenn Beck, Jessie Blayton, Fred Friendly, Arthur Godfrey, Bob Hope, Don Imus, Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Laura Schlesinger, Red Skelton, Nina Totenberg, Walter Winchell, and many more. Scholarly but accessible, this encyclopedia provides an unrivaled guide to the voices behind radio for students and general readers alike.



Writing A Manual for the Digital Age Brief Spiral bound Version

Writing  A Manual for the Digital Age  Brief  Spiral bound Version Author David Blakesley
ISBN-10 9781133168942
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 640
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WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students' writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students' attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. To accomplish their writing tasks, students are taught to ground their rhetorical decisions in the specific context in which they are writing. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. Technology Toolbox features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers Author Will Friedwald
ISBN-10 9780375421495
Release 2010
Pages 811
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An extensive biographical and critical survey of more than 300 jazz and popular singers is comprised of provocative, opinionated essays that incorporate the views of peers, fans and critics while assessing key movements and genres.



North Carolina Biographical Dictionary

North Carolina Biographical Dictionary Author Jan Onofrio
ISBN-10 9780403097357
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 558
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North Carolina Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of North Carolina. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.



Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works

Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works Author Robert B. Slocum
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106020262553
Release 1986
Pages
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Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Biographical Dictionaries and Related Works book for free.



The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law

The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law Author Roger K. Newman
ISBN-10 9780300113006
Release 2009
Pages 622
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This book is the first to gather in a single volume concise biographies of the most eminent men and women in the history of American law. Encompassing a wide range of individuals who have devised, replenished, expounded, and explained law, The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law presents succinct and lively entries devoted to more than 700 subjects selected for their significant and lasting influence on American law. Casting a wide net, editor Roger K. Newman includes individuals from around the country, from colonial times to the present, encompassing the spectrum of ideologies from left-wing to right, and including a diversity of racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Entries are devoted to the living and dead, the famous and infamous, many who upheld the law and some who broke it. Supreme Court justices, private practice lawyers, presidents, professors, journalists, philosophers, novelists, prosecutors, and others--the individuals in the volume are as diverse as the nation itself. Entries written by close to 600 expert contributors outline basic biographical facts on their subjects, offer well-chosen anecdotes and incidents to reveal accomplishments, and include brief bibliographies. Readers will turn to this dictionary as an authoritative and useful resource, but they will also discover a volume that delights and entertains. Listed in The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law: John Ashcroft Robert H. Bork Bill Clinton Ruth Bader Ginsburg Patrick Henry J. Edgar Hoover James Madison Thurgood Marshall Sandra Day O’Connor Janet Reno Franklin D. Roosevelt Julius and Ethel Rosenberg John T. Scopes O. J. Simpson Alexis de Tocqueville Scott Turow And more than 700 others