Desert Melody

Author: Louise Hannah Kohr
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780828006446
Size: 67.47 MB
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Alien Origins

Author: Saffron Bryant
Publisher: Saffron Bryant
ISBN:
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Ultimate Discovery Melody, a cutting-edge archaeologist, stumbles onto the biggest find in human history, but there are many people who would rather the truth stay buried. On the Run Melody must avoid religious fanatics, the government, and a deadly hidden enemy to uncover the secrets of humanity's origins. Uncover the Past In order to survive and unravel the mysteries she’s stumbled upon, Melody must delve deep into her past and discover the truth of her identity, before her history catches up with her.

Clairvoyance For Those In The Desert

Author: Joanna Frueh
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822340409
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DIVCollection of performance pieces and writings by multimedia artist, poet, and performer Joanna Frueh that covers her career from the late 1970s to the present./div

Sephardi And Mizrahi Jews In America

Author: Saba Soomekh
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557537283
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Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews in America includes academics, artists, writers, and civic and religious leaders who contributed chapters focusing on the Sephardi and Mizrahi experience in America. Topics will address language, literature, art, diaspora identity, and civic and political engagement. When discussing identity in America, one contributor will review and explore the distinct philosophy and culture of classic Sephardic Judaism, and how that philosophy and culture represents a viable option for American Jews who seek a rich and meaningful medium through which to balance Jewish tradition and modernity. Another chapter will provide a historical perspective of Sephardi/Ashkenazi Diasporic tensions. Additionally, contributors will address the term "Sephardi" as a self-imposed, collective, "ethnic" designation that had to be learned and naturalized--and its parameters defined and negotiated--in the new context of the United States and in conversation with discussions about Sephardic identity across the globe. This volume also will look at the theme of literature, focusing on Egyptian and Iranian writers in the United States. Continuing with the Iranian Jewish community, contributors will discuss the historical and social genesis of Iranian-American Jewish participation and leadership in American civic, political, and Jewish affairs. Another chapter reviews how art is used to express Iranian Diaspora identity and nostalgia. The significance of language among Sephardi and Mizrahi communities is discussed. One chapter looks at the Ladino-speaking Sephardic Jewish population of Seattle, while another confronts the experience of Judeo-Spanish speakers in the United States and how they negotiate identity via the use of language. In addition, scholars will explore how Judeo-Spanish speakers engage in dialogue with one another from a century ago, and furthermore, how they use and modify their language when they find themselves in Spanish-speaking areas today.

Desert Song

Author: Angela Dorsey
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ISBN: 9788259111494
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Bollywood Melodies

Author: Ganesh Anantharaman
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780143063407
Size: 24.36 MB
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A Delightful History Of The Hindi Film Song And Its Hold Over Popular Psyche &Lsquo;De De Khuda Ke Naam Pe&Rsquo; Sang Wazir Mohammed Khan In Alam Ara (1931), Giving Birth To A Phenomenon&Mdash;The Hindi Film Song. Over The Years, The Hindi Film Song Has Travelled A Long Way, Influencing And Being Influenced By Popular Taste. Considered Downmarket Not So Long Ago, It Is Undoubtedly The Most Popular Musical Genre In India Today, Pervading Almost All Aspects Of Indian Life&Mdash;Weddings, Funerals, Religious Festivals, Get-Togethers And Political Conventions&Mdash;And Emerging As A Medium To Articulate Every Shade Of Joy And Sorrow, Love And Longing, Hope And Despair. Bollywood Melodies Traces The Evolution Of The Hindi Film Song To Its Present Status As The Cultural Barometer Of The Country, Through An Evaluation Of The Work Of Over Fifty Outstanding Composers, Singers And Lyricists&Mdash;From K.L. Saigal To Sonu Nigam, Naushad To A.R. Rahman, Sahir Ludhianvi To Javed Akhtar. Placing The Song In The Social Context Of The Times, Ganesh Anantharaman Looks At The Influences That Shaped It In Each Era: Rabindra Sangeet In The 1930S, The Folk-Inspired 1940S, The Classical Strains Of The Following Decade And The Advent Of Western Beats In The Late 1960S. The Author Also Chronicles The Decline Of Music In Hindi Films Over The Next Twenty Years Before A New Crop Of Musicians And Singers Gave The Film Song A New Lease Of Life. Erudite Yet Lively, And Including Insightful Interviews With Icons Like Lata Mangeshkar, Dev Anand, Gulzar, Manna Dey And Pyarelal, Bollywood Melodies Is Not Only A Treasure Trove Of Information For Music Lovers But Also An Invaluable Guide To Understanding The Nation&Rsquo;S Enduring Love Affair With The Hindi Film Song.

Melody Girls

Author: Anne Douglas
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1780101805
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The new novel from the well-loved Scottish storyteller - When attractive redhead Lorna Fernie is taken on to play saxophone in a postwar Glasgow dance band, she is at first over the moon – especially when she and likeable trumpet player, Rod Warren, fall in love. But then disaster strikes. Rod leaves her, she loses her job, and it is only when she forms her own band – the Melody Girls – that the future gradually brightens. Fate, however, still holds a surprise for her: one that she will need all her courage to face . . .