Paris In Bloom

Author: Georgianna Lane
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683350189
Size: 17.82 MB
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Paris—City of Love, City of Light, City of Flowers. From elegant floral boutiques to lively flower markets to glorious blooming trees and expansive public gardens, flowers are the essential ingredient to the lush sensory bouquet that is Parisian life. With beautiful photography, Paris in Bloom transports readers on a stunning floral tour of the city, and provides recommendations to the best flower markets and a detailed guide to spring blooms. Timeless in content, Paris in Bloom is a book for Paris lovers to savor again and again, one to keep on the nightstand to conjure fond memories of their first visit and inspire dreams of the next.

Paris In Bloom Notebook Floral Ceiling

Author: Georgianna Lane
Publisher: Abrams Noterie
ISBN: 9781419727177
Size: 33.29 MB
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From elegant floral boutiques and lively flower markets to glorious blooming trees and expansive public gardens, flowers are an essential ingredient in the rich sensory bouquet that is Parisian life. This notebook is part of a stationery collection that captures the blossoming essence of the famous city through Georgianna Lane's dreamy photographs of gorgeous florals paired with images of the abundant botanical motifs found in Parisian architecture. With it's embossed and foil-stamped cover and lined pages throughout, the PARIS IN BLOOM notebook brings a little bit of Parisian romance to everyday note-taking.

New York In Bloom

Author: Georgianna Lane
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683354931
Size: 32.85 MB
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Discover the floral heart of New York City in this companion to the popular Paris in Bloom by acclaimed photographer Georgianna Lane. New York in Bloom leads you on a beautiful floral tour of the metropolis—past stylish floral studios and corner shops overflowing with fresh-cut blooms, through bustling flower markets, to blooming trees and lush public parks. With sumptuous photography, the unexpected, softer side of New York is revealed by juxtaposing floral beauty with exquisite botanical details found in the city’s iconic architecture. Also included are field guides to locating and identifying common spring blooms, a list of recommended locations and vendors, and a tutorial on how to create your own New York–style floral bouquet. For anyone who loves New York City, flowers, and photography, New York in Bloom is a gorgeous gift and an essential addition to one’s library of fine books.

London In Bloom

Author: Georgianna Lane
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683358864
Size: 18.58 MB
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Acclaimed photographer Georgianna Lane chronicles the flower markets, gardens, and floral boutiques of London London in Bloom showcases the floral abundance of the English capital’s extraordinary parks, gardens, florists, and flower markets. In this companion to her popular books Paris in Bloom and New York in Bloom, Georgianna Lane takes us on a romantic floral tour of London, juxtaposing luscious blooms with intricate floral details found in the city’s iconic architecture. The book also includes a detailed list of recommended parks, gardens, markets, and floral designers; a spring tour of blossoms and blooms; a field guide of common spring-blooming trees and shrubs; and step-by-step instructions for creating a London-style bouquet. For flower lovers and Anglophiles alike, London in Bloom offers a unique and irresistible view of London.

The Music Of Berlioz

Author: Julian Rushton
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198167389
Size: 27.60 MB
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'Fascinating... Rushton has superbly perceptive pages on works he particularly admires' -BBC Music MagazineThe Music of Berlioz offers an overall view of Berlioz's musical achievement as we approach the bicentary of his birth in 2003, and in doing so is the first such study to deal fully with the rediscovered Messe solennelle. It synthesizes previous scholarship, including the author's own, adding many new observations, together with information and insight into all the composer's works.

Louisa May Alcott Work Eight Cousins Rose In Bloom Stories Other Writings

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 1598533584
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Pioneering feminist novels and rare stories from the author of Little Women: After the success of her beloved masterpiece Little Women, Louisa May Alcott brought her genius for characterization and eye for detail to a series of revolutionary novels and stories that are remarkable in their forthright assertion of women’s rights. This second volume of The Library of America’s Alcott edition gathers these works for the first time, revealing a fascinating and inspiring dimension of a classic American writer. The first of a trio of novels written over a fruitful three-year period, Work: A Story of Experience (1873) has been called the adult Little Women. It follows the semi-autobiographical story of an orphan named Christie Devon, who, having turned twenty-one, announces “a new Declaration of Independence” and leaves her uncle’s house in order to pursue economic self-sufficiency and to find fulfillment in her profession. Against the backdrop of the Civil War years, Christie works as a servant, actress, governess, companion, seamstress, and army nurse—all jobs that Alcott knew from personal experience—exposing the often insidious ways in which the employments conventionally available to women constrain their selfdetermination. Alcott’s most overtly feminist novel, Work breaks new ground in the literary representation of women, as its heroine pushes at the boundaries of nineteenth-century expectations and assumptions. Eight Cousins (1875) concerns the education of Rose Campbell, another orphan who, in her delicate nature and frail health, seems to embody many of the stereotypes of girlhood that shaped Alcott’s world. But with the benefit of an unorthodox, progressive education (one informed by the theories of Alcott’s transcendentalist father Bronson Alcott) and the good and bad examples of her many crisply drawn relations— especially her seven boy cousins—Rose regains her health and envisions a career both as a wife and mother and as a philanthropist. Further advancing Alcott’s passionate advocacy of women’s rights, Rose insists that she will manage her own fortune rather than find a husband to do it for her. This Library of America edition includes several noteworthy features. All three novels are presented with beautifully restored line art from the original editions and are supplemented by seven hard-to-find stories and public letters (two restored to print for the first time in more than a century), an authoritative chronology of Alcott’s life, and notes identifying her allusions, quotations, and the autobiographical episodes in her fiction.

Rossini In Restoration Paris

Author: Benjamin Walton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521870607
Size: 46.54 MB
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A study of the hugely successful operas of Gioachino Rossini in 1820s Paris.

Paris

Author: Frances Chambers
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 49.64 MB
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Paris, with its rich artistic and political history dating back to 53 BC, is known throughout the world for its culture, its beautiful architecture, its romance and its fine food. The name conjures up a number of images, for example, Montmarte, the Latin Quarter, the River Seine, Notre Damwe Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the wonders of the Louvre and Musee d'Orsay.

The Cambridge Companion To French Music

Author: Simon Trezise
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521877946
Size: 25.87 MB
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This accessible Companion provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive introduction to French music from the early middle ages to the present.