Howard Goodall Inspired

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571537433
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Howard Goodall Inspired from the Author: . Howard Goodall Inspired is the ultimate collection of Howard Goodall's best-loved works, from his popular TV themes through to his beautiful and evocative choral works, arranged for intermediate-level piano (approximately Grades 4-6). Composer Howard Goodall (EMMY, BRIT, Gramophone and BAFTA Award winner) has written many of the nation's best-loved TV themes ? including Red Dwarf, QI, Blackadder, Mr Bean and The Vicar of Dibley. His sacred choral music has featured on numerous platinum-selling CDs and is performed around the world. A highly respected broadcaster, he will be presenting a new BBC series The Story of Music in January 2013 and is Composer-in-Residence for Classic FM (the UK's biggest commercial radio station). Titles: Agnus Dei From Eternal Light * Blackadder Goes Forth * Every Purpose Under The Heaven * Inspired (Psalm 122) As Featured On Classic FM * Mr Bean (Ecce Homo) * Nocturnes From Love Story * Pro Alios Curantibus * Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepherd * Red Dwarf Piano Fantasy: Tongue-Tied * Red Dwarf Piano Fantasy: Main Theme * Shackleton's Cross * Theme From QI

Every Purpose Under The Heaven

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571537181
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Every Purpose Under The Heaven from the Author: Howard Goodall. The writing of a requiem is a special challenge for any composer. The great requiems of the past by composers such as Mozart, Verdi and Berlioz interpret the sacred requiem text literally, offering prayers of salvation for the departed, whose souls are assumed to be in purgatory facing a terrible judgment. Eternal Light: A Requiem, by the Emmy Award winning British composer and internationally acclaimed broadcaster Howard Goodall is a stunning new requiem for the modern day. In contrast it is intended to provide solace to the grieving, reflecting on the words of the Latin Mass by juxtaposing them with poems in English. Speaking about the work, Howard Goodall said, "For me, a modern requiem is one that acknowledges the unbearable loss and emptiness that accompanies the death of loved ones, a loss that is not easily ameliorated with platitudes about the joy awaiting us in the afterlife. This, like Brahms', is a requiem for the living, addressing their suffering and endurance, a requiem focusing on the consequences of interrupted lives." Also available in single octavo format, is Lead, Kindly Light (057153323X). Buy digital tracks from iTunes. Complete CD also available from

The Hired Man

Author: Melvyn Bragg
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848942540
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The Hired Man from the Author: Melvyn Bragg. Set in Cumbria and covering the period from 1898 to the early twenties, this is the powerful saga of John Tallentire, first farm labourer, then coal miner, and his wife Emily. John's struggle to break free from the humiliating status of a 'hired man' is the theme of a novel which has been hailed as a classic of its kind - as meticulously detailed as a social document, as evocative as the writings of Hardy and Lawrence.

The Story Of Music

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448130867
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The Story Of Music from the Author: Howard Goodall. *** Accompanies BBC2's major new TV series and The Story of Music in 50 Pieces on Radio 3 *** In his dynamic tour through 40,000 years of music, from prehistoric instruments to modern-day pop, Howard Goodall leads us through the story of music as it happened, idea by idea, so that each musical innovation – harmony, notation, sung theatre, the orchestra, dance music, recording, broadcasting – strikes us with its original force. He focuses on what changed when and why, picking out the discoveries that revolutionised man-made sound and bringing to life musical visionaries from the little-known Pérotin to the colossus of Wagner. Along the way, he also gives refreshingly clear descriptions of what music is and how it works: what scales are all about, why some chords sound discordant and what all post-war pop songs have in common.

Big Bangs

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446484548
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Big Bangs from the Author: Howard Goodall. The dramatic story of five key turning points in a thousand years of Western music - discoveries that changed the course of history. Who first invented 'Doh Re Mi...'? What do we mean by "in tune"? Looking back down the corridor of a thousand years, Howard Goodall guides us through the stories of five seismic developments in the history of Western music. His "big bangs" may not be the ones we expect - some are surprising and some are so obvious we overlook them - but all have had an extraordinary impact. Goodall starts with the invention of notation by an 11th-century Italian monk, which removed the creation of music from the hands of the players to the pens of the composers; moves on to the first opera; then to the invention of the piano, and ends with the story of the first recording made in history. Howard Goodall has the gift of making these complicated musical advances both clear and utterly fascinating. Racy and vivid in a narrative full of colourful characters and graphic illustrations of technical processes, he also gives a wonderful sense of the culture of trial and error and competition, be it in 11th-century Italy or 19th-century America, in which all progress takes place. Big Bangs opens a window on the crucial moments in our musical culture - discoveries that made possible everything from Bach to the Beatles - and tells us a riveting story of a millennium of endeavour.

Silas Marner

Author: George Eliot
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473375266
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Silas Marner from the Author: George Eliot. This antiquarian book contains George Elliot’s 1861 novel, "Silas Marner". It is an ostensibly simple story of a weaver that is famous for its strong sense of realism and its precocious treatment of issues ranging from religion to industrialism. A wonderful example of Elliot’s masterful writing, "Silas Marner" is highly recommended for all lovers of English literature. Mary Ann Evans (1819 - 1880), commonly known by her pseudonym 'George Eliot', was an English novelist who is considered to be one of the most accomplished writers of the Victorian era. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Beneath The Cassock

Author: Joy Carroll
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780007122073
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Beneath The Cassock from the Author: Joy Carroll. Dawn French's Vicar of Dibley is one of Britain's best-loved sitcom characters. This is the story of the woman who inspired her. From a rebellious punk phase to her unexpected calling to the ministry, a prominent involvement in the struggle for the ordination of women to her tabloid wedding, it is perhaps unsurprising that Joy Carroll was chosen as the inspiration for The Vicar of Dibley. She charts how the series was intended to help the acceptance of women priests in the church and society, and how Dawn French worked with her to realise that intention. Moving to the States, getting married and having a baby have all added to her multi-faceted role as a woman priest, and this book gives us a true insight into what that means for her and spiritual women like her.

Sure On This Shining Night No 1 From Nocturnes

Author: James Agee
Publisher: Roger Dean Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781429117883
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Sure On This Shining Night No 1 From Nocturnes from the Author: James Agee. This first movement of the major work "Nocturnes" uses a beautiful text by James Agee and is scored for piano or optional string quintet. Lush, thick, romantic harmonies and long, sustained vocal phrases compliment the strings. (The second and third movements of this work will be published separately in 2011.)

Jonquils For Jax

Author: Katy Regnery
Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary
ISBN: 9781633920927
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Jonquils For Jax from the Author: Katy Regnery. Jacqueline Jax Rousseau is vivacious, rich, smart and beautiful but that doesn t mean she s lucky in love: she s dated doctors, lawyers, actors and politicians who ve all managed to end up disappointing her. In fact, she s on a self-imposed hiatus from love when she has an unpleasant run-in with her neighbor s gorgeous new landscaper, Gardener Lenox. Jax is not accustomed to gruff, ill-mannered men that can t be charmed, but something about Gard intrigues her, and if she can find her way through the armor that surrounds his heart, she also might find a love that won t let her down. "


Author: Gwenda Bond
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1782023682
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Fallout from the Author: Gwenda Bond. Lois Lane is starting a new life in Metropolis. Lois has lived all over - and seen all kinds of things. But now her family is putting down roots in the big city, and Lois is determined to fit in. Stay quiet. Keep out of trouble. As soon as she steps into her new high school, though, she can see it won't be that easy. A group known as the Warheads is making life miserable for another girl at school. They're messing with her mind somehow, via the high-tech immersive videogame they all play. Not cool. Armed with her wit and her new snazzy job as a reporter, Lois has her sights set on solving this mystery. But sometimes it's all a bit much. Thank goodness for her maybe-more-than-a friend, someone she knows only by his screenname, SmallvilleGuy.