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Absolutely On Music [PDF Download]

Absolutely on Music PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Vintage
Release Date: 2016-11-15
ISBN: 0385354355
Size: 19.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 352
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A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author and the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In Absolutely on Music, internationally Haruki Murakami sits down with his friend Seiji Ozawa, the revered former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for a series of conversations on their shared passion: music. Over the course of two years, Murakami and Ozawa discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein to Glenn Gould, from Bartók to Mahler, and from pop-up orchestras to opera. They listen to and dissect recordings of some of their favorite performances, and Murakami questions Ozawa about his career conducting orchestras around the world. Culminating in Murakami’s ten-day visit to the banks of Lake Geneva to observe Ozawa’s retreat for young musicians, the book is interspersed with ruminations on record collecting, jazz clubs, orchestra halls, film scores, and much more. A deep reflection on the essential nature of both music and writing, Absolutely on Music is an unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros.

Birthday Girl [PDF Download]

Birthday Girl PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2019-01-24
ISBN: 147356381X
Size: 70.84 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 48
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She waited on tables as usual that day, her twentieth birthday. She always worked Fridays, but if things had gone according to plan on that particular Friday, she would have had the night off. One rainy Tokyo night, a waitress’s uneventful twentieth birthday takes a strange and fateful turn when she’s asked to deliver dinner to the restaurant’s reclusive owner. Birthday Girl is a beguiling, exquisitely satisfying taste of master storytelling, published to celebrate Murakami’s 70th birthday.

First Person Singular [PDF Download]

First Person Singular PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2021-04-06
ISBN: 1473582377
Size: 45.14 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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A mindbending new collection of short stories from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami. The eight masterly stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator. From nostalgic memories of youth, meditations on music, and an ardent love of baseball to dreamlike scenarios and invented jazz albums, together these stories challenge the boundaries between our minds and the exterior world. Occasionally, a narrator who may or may not be Murakami himself is present. Is it memoir or fiction? The reader decides.

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Author: هاروكى موراكامى
Publisher:
Release Date: 2007
ISBN:
Size: 72.15 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category :
Languages : nl
Pages : 238
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Desire [PDF Download]

Desire PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2017-06-08
ISBN: 1473548470
Size: 49.56 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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You’ve just passed someone on the street who could be the love of your life, the person you’re destined for – what do you do? In Murakami’s world, you tell them a story. The five weird and wonderful tales collected here each unlock the many-tongued language of desire, whether it takes the form of hunger, lust, sudden infatuation or the secret longings of the heart. Selected from Haruki’s Murakami’s short story collections The Elephant Vanishes, Blind Willow Sleeping Woman, Men Without Women VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human Also in the Vintage Minis series: Love by Jeanette Winterson Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley Eating by Nigella Lawson Summer by Laurie Lee

On Music [PDF Download]

On Music PDF
Author: Benjamin Britten
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2003
ISBN: 9780198167143
Size: 55.67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 448
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This text, by bringing together all his published articles, unpublished speeches, drafts and transcriptions of numerous radio interviews, explores the paradox of a reluctant yet influential cultural commentator, artist and humanist.

Murakami 2020 Diary [PDF Download]

Murakami 2020 Diary PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Harvill Secker
Release Date: 2019-08-08
ISBN: 9781787301627
Size: 67.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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A beautifully designed hardback diary for 2020, featuring unique artwork inspired by Haruki Murakami's works along with quotations and significant dates. Murakami's distinctive blend of the mysterious and the everyday, of melancholy and humour, continues to enchant readers, ensuring his place as one of the world's most acclaimed and well-loved writers. This diary includes visual and textual references to his works, from Wind/Pinball, A Wild Sheep Chase and Norwegian Wood to Killling Commendatore and Novelist as a Vocation. Contents include: Yearly Planner Selection of Japanese Holidays and Festivals Dates of cycles of the moon Seasonal quotations and extracts from Murakami's books Significant dates from the books marked Images of jackets in progress as well as the finished versions Visual content from The Strange Library Specially designed artwork to match the seasons Notes section at the back Image or text on every recto, and weekly planner on verso.

Labels [PDF Download]

Labels PDF
Author: Dominik Bartmanski
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2020
ISBN: 1474280471
Size: 30.10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Electronic books
Languages : en
Pages : 329
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Labels reveals the complexity of the current independent record label landscape in an industry that is bigger than ever but more fragmented, and dominated by just a few major corporate labels. As music genres multiply rapidly, and with unprecedented numbers of people engaging in music production and distribution, what significance do traditional record labels still have? Dominik Bartmanski and Ian Woodward show how, in a digitally (over)saturated market, labels act as specialised filters, taste-makers and identity markers - making their curatorial and scene-making roles more pronounced than ever. Concentrating on labels within independent electronic music, the authors reconstruct the aesthetics and ethics of various styles, drawing on over 40 interviews with key players from cutting-edge music scenes in Europe, Australia, Latin America, and the USA. They focus both on established and new imprints, showing how they are embedded in local urban communities as well as trans-national networks, for example Ninja Tune in London, Ostgut Ton in Berlin, Argot in Chicago, 100% Silk in Los Angeles, or Goma Gringa in Sao Paulo. Written by the authors of Vinyl, this book is essential reading for music lovers, music professionals and researchers and students with an interest in contemporary recording industry, independent music, material culture, anthropology, sociology, media and cultural studies.

The Shape Of Things To Come [PDF Download]

The Shape of Things to Come PDF
Author: Greil Marcus
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: 2007-08-21
ISBN: 146680422X
Size: 31.68 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 336
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From the author of Mystery Train and Lipstick Traces, an exhilarating and provocative investigation of the tangle of American identity "America is a place and a story, made up of exuberance and suspicion, crime and liberation, lynch mobs and escapes; its greatest testaments are made of portents and warnings, biblical allusions that lose all certainty in the American air." It is this story of self-invention and nationhood that Greil Marcus rediscovers, beginning with John Winthrop's invocation of America as a "city on the hill," Lincoln's second inaugural address, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech about his American dream. Listening to these prophetic founding statements, Marcus explores America's promise as a New Jerusalem and the nature of its covenant: first with God, and then with its own citizens. In the nineteenth century, this vision of the nation's story was told in public as part of common discourse, to be fought over in plain speech and flights of gorgeous rhetoric. Since then, Marcus argues, it has become cryptic, a story told more in art than in politics. He traces it across the continent and through time, hearing the tale in the disparate voices of writers, filmmakers, performers, and actors: Philip Roth, David Lynch, David Thomas, Allen Ginsberg, Sheryl Lee, and Bill Pullman. In The Shape of Things to Come, the future and the past merge in extraordinary and uncanny ways, and Marcus proves once again that he is our most imaginative and original cultural critic.

1q84 [PDF Download]

1Q84 PDF
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011
ISBN: 1846555493
Size: 62.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Japan
Languages : en
Pages : 925
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The year is 1Q84. This is the real world, there is no doubt about that. But in this world, there are two moons in the sky. In this world, the fates of two people, Tengo and Aomame, are closely intertwined. They are each, in their own way, doing something very dangerous. And in this world, there seems no way to save them both. Something extraordinary is starting.