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Abracadabra Performance Pieces - Flute (Mixed media product): Abracadabra Performance Pieces - Flute (Mixed media product)
R276 R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Save R86 (31%) Within 8 - 15 working days

A brand new book of fantastic pieces to work alongside the bestselling Abracadabra tutorial books. Accompaniments are provided on the CD, providing great pieces for concerts throughout the year. Anyone can take the stage and stand in the spotlight! This brand new book works alongside A&C Black's bestselling Abracadabra tutorial books to provide additional pieces which are longer in length, great fun and perfect for concert performances or simply more musical fun. 14 pieces, from classics to folk and jazz are carefully selected for flautists to enjoy playing for themselves or audiences. Suitable for players at grades 1-3 level. Includes CD of fantastic backing tracks specially arranged for this book, providing sparkle to any performance. Four songs include optional duet parts for friends to join in.

Still Life (Paperback): Valerie Wiffen Still Life (Paperback)
Valerie Wiffen
R213 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R62 (29%) Within 8 - 15 working days

Learn to Draw Still Life is a new title in the successful Learn to Draw series of instructional step-by-step books for beginners, now with attractive new covers. Still life is traditionally the ideal drawing subject for the complete novice. Drawing is an essential skill for all artists and this book makes learning to draw still life as simple as possible. All the basics are covered, to provide a sound foundation in drawing techniques, and numerous attractive illustrations and step-by-step drawings show how these are put into practice. The book includes practical information on: tools and equipment * selecting your subject * composition * portraying light and tone * proportion and perspective * pattern and texture Perfect for total beginners, Learn to Draw Still Life will also be valuable to more experienced artists wanting to improve their drawing skills.

R.e.m. : Athens Ga (Hardcover): Tom Sheehan R.e.m. : Athens Ga (Hardcover)
Tom Sheehan; Foreword by Michael Stipe
R1,118 R811 Discovery Miles 8 110 Save R307 (27%) Within 8 - 15 working days
Breakfast at Tiffany's Companion - The Official 50th Anniversary Companion (Hardcover): Sarah Gristwood Breakfast at Tiffany's Companion - The Official 50th Anniversary Companion (Hardcover)
Sarah Gristwood
R389 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R101 (26%) Within 8 - 15 working days

Holly Golightly was undoubtedly the role that made Audrey Hepburn a movie icon. Dressed by Hubert de Givenchy and holding the infamous cigarette holder, she played her most memorable part in Breakfast at Tiffany's. Adapted from the Truman Capote novella of the same name, the inspired cast took the screenplay and fashioned it into the touching comedy of a young woman finding her way in the world. 2011 was the 50th anniversary of the release of Breakfast at Tiffany's and this lavish book pays tribute to its ongoing popularity. The only official companion to be published in association with Paramount Pictures and the Audrey Hepburn estate, it includes favourite images from the film as well as unpublished behind the scenes footage from the Paramount archives, stories from the set, and a history of the screenplay since the hugely popular film. A celebration of a timeless classic, this is the perfect book for any fan of Hepburn or 1960s film-making.

Daar Doer in Die Fliek (Afrikaans, Paperback): Leon van Nierop Daar Doer in Die Fliek (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Leon van Nierop 1
R350 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R21 (6%) Within 10 - 15 working days

Daar doer in die fliek sluit aan by die televisiereeks met dieselfde naam wat op kykNet uitgesaai is. Die omvangryke boek gee 'n oorsig oor die ontwikkeling van Afrikaanse rolprente vanaf die heel vroegste stilprente tot en met die heel nuutste rolprente van ons tyd. Die geskiedenis begin met die dokumentere films wat tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog gemaak is en die epiese De Voortrekkers uit die tyd van die stilprente. Daarna word gedetailleerde aandag aan elke dekade van die 20ste eeu gegee met belangrike figure soos Pierre de Wet, Jamie Uys, Emil Nofal Jans Rautenbach, Katinka Heyns, Leon Schuster en Dirk de Villiers. Die titel is ontleen aan Jamie Uys se baanbreker-rolprent van 1951, Daar doer in die bosveld, wat die begin was van Uys se hoogs suksesvolle loopbaan met rolprente soos Lord oom Piet en die internasionale treffer The gods must be crazy. Van Nierop kon gebruik maak van skaars rolprente in KykNet se videoteek en in die Nasionale filmargief. Talle onderhoude met akteurs, regisseurs en vervaardigers gee eerstehandse inligting oor die vervaardiging van bekende en suksesvolle rolprente. Alhoewel die klem op Afrikaanse rolprente val, word ook na baanbreker-rolprente in Engels en die inheemse tale verwys. Ten slotte word besondere aandag gegee aan die opbloei van die Afrikaanse rolprente in die eerste twee dekades van die 21ste eeu, waardeur talentvolle mense die geleentheid kry om aan hul drome uiting te gee. Die boek is Leon van Nierop se huldeblyk aan een van die oudste rolprentindustriee in die wereld. Die ontwikkeling van die Suid-Afrikaanse rolprentkuns word met 'n groot aantal foto’s geillustreer.

The King shall rejoice (Sheet music, Vocal score): Bob Chilcott The King shall rejoice (Sheet music, Vocal score)
Bob Chilcott
R81 Discovery Miles 810 Within 8 - 15 working days

for SATB double choir and organ The King shall rejoice was commissioned by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen's coronation. Setting powerful and optimistic words from Psalm 21, Chilcott establishes a celebratory mood from the outset, with dancing 6/8 rhythms and jubilant, ringing chords. The voices soon divide into two choirs, creating a striking antiphonal effect, and the music moves through sections of slower, more sustained writing in 4/4. The second half of the work sets an adapted version of the psalm text, famously used by William Byrd-'O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen rejoice in thy strength'-before coming to a buoyant and triumphant close with the final 'amen'.

Hitte Vannie Teerpad - Songs Van Die Liedjieboer (Afrikaans, Paperback): Anton Goosen Hitte Vannie Teerpad - Songs Van Die Liedjieboer (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Anton Goosen
R20 Discovery Miles 200 Within 10 - 15 working days

Hierdie bundel is 'n keur uit Anton se liedjies; (hi)stories en "his stories", fabels en feite. Goosen se musiekloopbaan strek reeds oor 25 jaar - 15 albums, 2 SARIE-toekennings, 2 SAMA-toekennings en 'n Geraas-toekenning (2002) vir sy bydrae tot Afrikaanse musiek. Sy werk word gekenmerk deur reisverhale (Liedjieboer), kulturele ontwaking (Lappiesland) en stedelike beskouings (City/Stad).

Learn To Draw Flowers (Paperback): Charmian Edgerton Learn To Draw Flowers (Paperback)
Charmian Edgerton
R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Within 8 - 15 working days

This guide aims to make learning to draw flowers as simple as possible. All the basics are covered to provide a sound foundation in drawing techniques, and illustrations and step-by-step drawings show how these are put into practice. The book includes practical information on tools and equipment, flower structure and form, texture and pattern, close-up details, sketching and working on location. Suitable for total beginners, the book should also be of interest to more experienced artists wanting to improve their drawing skills.

Ukulele Magic - Pupil's Book (Paperback): Ian Lawrence Ukulele Magic - Pupil's Book (Paperback)
Ian Lawrence
R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Within 8 - 15 working days

Ukulele Magic is the perfect tutor for children and for teachers. Rock to ragtime, bluegrass to swing, tango, calypso and the blues - they're all here in instantly accessible songs to play straight away ~ whether solo, with friends, or with the whole class. Fully supported by video tutorials and audio performances and backings. Ukulele Magic is the perfect tutor for children and for teachers. Rock to ragtime, bluegrass to swing, tango, calypso and the blues - they're all here in instantly accessible songs to play straight away ~ whether solo, with friends, or with the whole class. Fully supported by video tutorials and audio performances and backings. The pupil's edition, BOOK+CD, contains full audio performance and backing support and website video tutorials, making it ideal for individual practice. The 25 pieces carefully progress from playing open strings (eg Stringalong Rag) to songs with one chord (Shortnin bread, A minor miracle, F major march) to two chords (Baboushka, Tab tango, Calypso strum) and finally three chords (In South Africa, Playing the blues). Finger-picking and strumming styles are all introduced step by step in pieces which are fun and stylistic. This is a thoroughly musical introduction to an immensely popular instrument, opening the way to independent music-making for all.

The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends (Hardcover): Matt Everitt The First Time: Tracks and Tales from Music Legends (Hardcover)
Matt Everitt
R486 R374 Discovery Miles 3 740 Save R112 (23%) In stock

Taken from the acclaimed BBC Radio 6 Music show, The First Time invites you inside the lives of some of the music world's most notable legends. From Alice Cooper to Yoko Ono, Courtney Love to Elton John, follow their lives and careers starting with their first musical memories, first records and first gigs, finding out the songs that have shaped them along the way. With 40 compelling interviews, specially commissioned collage illustrations and a bespoke playlist for each musician, The First Time is a must-have for any music lover.

How can I keep from singing? (Sheet music, SSAA vocal score): Sarah Quartel How can I keep from singing? (Sheet music, SSAA vocal score)
Sarah Quartel
R63 Discovery Miles 630 Within 8 - 15 working days

for SSAA unaccompanied This lively reimagining of the traditional hymn is a thrilling a cappella arrangement which pairs the soaring legato melody with a rhythmic vocal accompaniment. Together, these elements capture both the gentle hope and the profound joy contained in the text. Also including moments of tenderness and reflection, the piece comes to a rousing close with an energy that engages singers and audience alike.

British Coins Market Values 2019 (Paperback): Guy Thomas British Coins Market Values 2019 (Paperback)
Guy Thomas 1
R275 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R56 (20%) Within 8 - 15 working days
A flower remembered (Sheet music, SATB vocal score): John Rutter A flower remembered (Sheet music, SATB vocal score)
John Rutter
R66 Discovery Miles 660 Within 8 - 15 working days

for SATB and piano or orchestra This tender piece will appeal to all fans of John Rutter's music. Composed for Harmony for Japan and in memory of the victims of Fukushima, March 2011, it is both reflective and heartfelt. With a simple, appealing melody, rich harmonies, and a flowing accompaniment, A flower remembered is sure to become a firm favourite with all choirs. This is a dual-language publication, allowing for performance in both Japanese and English.

Everyone is present - Essays on photography, memory and family (Hardcover): Terry Kurgan Everyone is present - Essays on photography, memory and family (Hardcover)
Terry Kurgan
R460 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R103 (22%) Within 4 - 10 working days

In this book, Terry Kurgan begins with a family snapshot made by her Polish grandfather in 1939 on the eve of the war. Presenting this evocative image as a repository of multiple histories—public, private, domestic, familial and generational—she sets off on a series of meditations on photography that give us startling insights into how photographs work: what they conceal, how they mislead, what provocations they contain. Each essay takes up the thread of the story of her family’s epic journey across Europe as they flee—country by country— Nazi occupation, until they reach Cape Town, South Africa. But Kurgan takes detours, circles back, diverts attention elsewhere, enriching and also disrupting the narrative with digressions on the way Google has changed our relationship to photography, on her grandfather’s eloquent daily journals, on the shipboard flirtations of her fascinating grandmother, on vanity, on self representation, on loss and return, home and exile. Kurgan’s richly satisfying essays are part memoir, part travelogue, part analysis and they demonstrate her sophisticated understanding of a medium that has long engaged her as an artist. Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family.

Medieval Bodies - Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages (Paperback, Main): Jack Hartnell Medieval Bodies - Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages (Paperback, Main)
Jack Hartnell 1
R350 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R116 (33%) Within 8 - 15 working days

A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, got blisters and indigestion, fell in love and had children. And yet their lives were full of miraculous and richly metaphorical experiences radically different to our own, unfolding in a world where deadly wounds might be healed overnight by divine intervention, or the heart of a king, plucked from his corpse, could be held aloft as a powerful symbol of political rule. In this richly-illustrated and unusual history, Jack Hartnell uncovers the fascinating ways in which people thought about, explored and experienced their physical selves in the Middle Ages, from Constantinople to Cairo and Canterbury. Unfolding like a medieval pageant, and filled with saints, soldiers, caliphs, queens, monks and monstrous beasts, it throws light on the medieval body from head to toe - revealing the surprisingly sophisticated medical knowledge of the time in the process. Bringing together medicine, art, music, politics, philosophy and social history, there is no better guide to what life was really like for the men and women who lived and died in the Middle Ages. Medieval Bodies is published in association with Wellcome Collection.

Eoan - Our Story (Hardcover): Wayne Muller, Hilde Roos Eoan - Our Story (Hardcover)
Wayne Muller, Hilde Roos
R345 R273 Discovery Miles 2 730 Save R72 (21%) Within 4 - 10 working days

The legendary Eoan group has performed opera, ballet and drama since the 1930s. The group was the first amateur company in South Africa to perform dance, theatre and grand opera often to packed houses in Cape Town’s best concert halls. During their artistic peak, from the 1950s to the 1970s, Eoan was extremely popular amongst opera lovers, but because of South Africa’s racial policies, could not perform with white opera and ballet companies and had to suffer the many indignities of segregation. Nonetheless, Eoan remains a vital part not only of the performance history of classical music and opera in South Africa, but also of the rich cultural heritage of District Six in Cape Town. Through extensive interviews with former Eoan members, and rich visual and archival material (from the archive now housed in the Documentation Centre for Music at Stellenbosch University), this book, the first on the history of the group, makes a unique contribution to South African music history. It illustrates not only how difficult it was for many people to work in the classical arts during the apartheid years, but also how music and the arts can bring meaning to the lives of communities and individuals. The publication of Eoan – Our story is made possible through generous funds provided by Stellenbosch University, The Nussbaum Foundation and the LW Hiemstra Trust, established by Riekie Hiemstra in remembrance of Ludwig Wybren (Louis) Hiemstra.

This endris night (Staple bound, Vocal score): Malcolm Archer This endris night (Staple bound, Vocal score)
Malcolm Archer
R55 Discovery Miles 550 Within 8 - 15 working days

for SATB and organ Archer's setting of this well-known Christmas text is lilting and buoyant, with a memorable melody and charming organ interludes. Suitable for liturgical or concert use, the carol features great textual variety, building to a rousing finish that is sure to fill audiences with Christmas cheer!

Vintage Remakes - Over 100 Craft Projects & Quick Ideas (Paperback): Carla Visser Vintage Remakes - Over 100 Craft Projects & Quick Ideas (Paperback)
Carla Visser
R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Within 10 - 15 working days

In this book you will find over 75 step-by-step projects and more than 25 illustrated quick ideas to transform old, discarded items into desirable pieces of jewellery, decor, stationery, furniture and more. Learn how to use simple craft techniques, general craft supplies and just a bit of creativity to create one-of-a-kind items to wear, display or use. Apart from the step-by-step projects, the author shares other valuable advice such as how to give items that vintage look, where to find vintage images and ideas for second-hand items to use in your projects. Carla's secret is to see the possibility in everything. Mom's old tins, Grandma's broken brooches and Dad's collection of keys are magically transformed into usable, practical and beautiful things to cherish. The book is beautifully illustrated with inspiring photographs and the contents include: Tips, tools and tricks; Jewellery; Jars, bottles and vases; Decor; Fabric; Wall art; Lights and lanterns; Paper and packaging; For the garden; Upcycled furniture; Old school cool for kids. In a world where waste needs to be desperately reduced, join the ever-increasing group of crafters who choose to make something new from something old.

A Table For Every Occasion - Table Settings, Centre Pieces, Recipes, DIY Projects, Flowers, Creative Alternatives (Paperback):... A Table For Every Occasion - Table Settings, Centre Pieces, Recipes, DIY Projects, Flowers, Creative Alternatives (Paperback)
Fransie Snyman, Katrien van Zyl, Wilsia Metz 2
R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Within 10 - 15 working days

Not only does it contain full place settings, flowers, centrepieces and everything else for tables for 25 different occasions, it also offers more than 50 mouth-watering recipes and shows you how to make table elements such as napkin rings, name tags, boxes for favours, place mats and other decorative accessories. Practical information on basic planning, from compiling a mood board and finding unusual under plates to selecting music and finding the perfect guest favour, is complemented by extended captions providing the know-how to replicate the settings. A separate section contains full recipes as well as instructions and templates for DIY ideas not detailed in captions. Hints and tips on presentation techniques, scheduling tasks to ensure that you can be relaxed and enjoy your guests and ways to add a personal touch abound.

The Orchid (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew) (Paperback): Lauren Gardiner, Phillip Cribb The Orchid (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew) (Paperback)
Lauren Gardiner, Phillip Cribb; Contributions by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens 1
R871 R583 Discovery Miles 5 830 Save R288 (33%) Within 8 - 15 working days

Produced in association with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this collection of 40 orchids tells the many intriguing stories of this beguiling plant. It is enhanced with botanical illustrations by the great orchid artists, 40 of which have also been selected be included as prints and presented in a handsome collector's box. Captivating, beautiful, incredibly diverse and often elusive, orchids can be found in nearly all environments, ranging from sea level to an elevation of almost 5,000 metres. Victorian plant hunters scoured the globe for new species to bring back for botanical gardens and private collectors; "orchidmania" among gardeners was born and persists to this day. Enhanced with notes and letters held in Kew's archives and illustrations by artists such as John Day and Sarah Drake, this is an exceptionally beautiful book on an extraordinary plant.

Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin (Hardcover): Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin (Hardcover)
Led Zeppelin 1
R1,386 R932 Discovery Miles 9 320 Save R454 (33%) Within 8 - 15 working days
Lightly come or lightly go (Sheet music, Vocal score): Philip Lawson Lightly come or lightly go (Sheet music, Vocal score)
Philip Lawson
R81 Discovery Miles 810 Within 8 - 15 working days

for SATB double choir unaccompanied Lightly come or lightly go is a playful setting of James Joyce's poem of the same name for SATB double choir. The second choir carries the titular words as an arching ostinato, while choir one presents the main body of the text through characterful melodies and word painting. The two choirs portray the conflicting emotions expressed in the poem demonstrated by the closing line: "Love and laughter song-confessed When the heart is heaviest".

More String Time Joggers - 17 pieces for flexible ensemble (Sheet music, Violin book): David Blackwell, Kathy Blackwell More String Time Joggers - 17 pieces for flexible ensemble (Sheet music, Violin book)
David Blackwell, Kathy Blackwell
R126 Discovery Miles 1 260 Within 8 - 15 working days

More String Time Joggers is a welcome addition to the ensemble repertoire for beginner strings from the authors of the award-winning Fiddle Time series. This exciting collection provides inventive and enjoyable ensemble material for all string groups, whatever their size.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Magical Adventure Colouring Book (Paperback, Edition): Harpercollins Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Magical Adventure Colouring Book (Paperback, Edition)
Harpercollins 1
R280 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R105 (38%) Within 8 - 15 working days

Share the adventures of Newt Scamander, Tina, Queenie & Jacob as they face off against the dark ambitions of the wizard Grindelwald in this third official tie-in colouring book showcasing the most iconic scenes from J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald-accompanied by memorable quotes from the film. Filled with dazzling drawings to colour, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Magical Adventure Colouring Book irresistibly draws you into J. K. Rowling's enchanting world once again from MACUSA to London, from Hogwarts to Paris. It leads you on a colouring adventure through the story, capturing the most magical and exciting scenes, including characters, locations and beasts available nowhere else, and takes colouring books to the next level with a special poster that unfolds into one gigantic colouring page. With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Magical Adventure Colouring Book you can paint the wizarding world in a new palette all of your own choosing!

Batsford's Cambridge Then and Now (Hardcover): Vaughan Grylls Batsford's Cambridge Then and Now (Hardcover)
Vaughan Grylls
R343 R257 Discovery Miles 2 570 Save R86 (25%) Within 8 - 15 working days

Cambridge Then and Now is the latest in the long-running series that uncovers archive photos of the landmark sites of a city and re-photographs them from exactly the same viewpoint today. Cambridge Then and Now features vintage photos that date back to the Victorian era, through the twentieth century up until the early 1960s. And while many of the colleges have remained remarkably similar; the cars, the bikes and the fashion on the street has changed a great deal. Cambridge sites include: King's College, Queen's College, St.John's College, Trinity Hall College, Peterhouse, Magadalene College, Pembroke College, Jesus College, Jesus Green, Parker's Piece, the Mathematical Bridge, Great St. Mary's Church, the Corn Exchange, the Arts Theatre, Grantchester Rectory and the American Cemetery.

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