Louder than bombs : a life with music, war, and peace (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Louder than bombs : a life with music, war, and peace

Louder than bombs : a life with music, war, and peace

Author: Ed Vulliamy; Shirley Hughes; ProQuest (Firme)
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : University of Chicago Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Biography Anecdotes
Biographies Anecdotes
Named Person: Ed Vulliamy; Ed Vulliamy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Vulliamy; Shirley Hughes; ProQuest (Firme)
ISBN: 9780226715407 022671540X 9780226715544 022671554X
OCLC Number: 1183786384
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (497 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Overture: Sarajevo, 1 August 1993 Haydn, String Trio Op. 8 No. 6 1 Hendrix Comes East Isle of Wight Festival, 1970 2 What on Earth Is Going On? Origins and Essence 3 Double Entendre: Shostakovich Goes West Fifth Symphony, Leningrad Philharmonic, Jansons, BBC Proms, London, 1971 4 State and De Soto: 'Down to the Crossroads' B.B. King, Indianola, Mississippi, 2013 7" Single: Viva Verdi! Una Vita Italiana 5 'No Time for Love' Planxty: National Stadium, Dublin, 1973 Christy Moore, Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, County Meath, 2016 6 Floating Anarchy Radio: 'You Can't Un-ring the Bell!' Planet Gong, Rougemont Gardens, Exeter, 1977 7" Single: Rock Against Racism 7" Single: Diamonds and Rust: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan 7" Single: Dvorak in Iowa 7 Fuck the Wall! Berlin, 1989, and Plastic People of the Universe, Unicov, Czech Republic, 2009 8 Through the Wire Music from Terezin, Nash Ensemble, Wigmore Hall, London, 2010 9 Symphony under Siege Shostakovich, Seventh Symphony, Leningrad Radio Orchestra, August 1942 10 Radio Wall: Rock Under Siege Ilijaz Delic: National Theatre, Mostar, October 1993 Amira Medunjanin, St George's Hall, Liverpool, 2012 7" Single: La Louisiane 12" Extended Version: 'I Think You'd Better Wake Up, the World Trade Center's on Fire!' 11 Al-Malwiya - the Spiral Led Zeppelin, 'Kashmir', O2, London, December 2007 7" Single: Singing Like a Saxophone 12 Please Step into the Next Hall, Comrades! Shostakovich: Moscow, Cheryomushki, Mariinsky Opera, Gergiev, London, 2006 7" Single: La Discotheque 13 Strauss Is Cooler Than Salsa The 'Alpine' Symphony, Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra, Caracas, 2007, El Sistema 7" Single: Beethoven in Juarez 14 Through the Wall Music for al-Nakba, Sebastia, West Bank, 2008 Brahms: Fourth Symphony, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Barenboim, BBC Proms, London, 2008 7" Single: Postcard from Rome - L'Ange Voyageur 7" Single: Postcard from the Recovery Ward, 2013 15 Drones over Wasteland John Cale, Barbican, September 2014 16 When Words Fail Schubert: Die Winterreise, Paul Lewis and Mark Padmore, Wigmore Hall, London, 2012 7" Single: Postcard from Amsterdam 7" Single: Postcard from the Night Train Finale: 'We Can Change the World' Graham Nash, Paris, 2015-2016 Marianne Faithfull, Bataclan theatre, Paris, November 2016 Notes Recommended Recordings Bibliography Acknowledgements Index
Responsibility: Ed Vulliamy; with illustrations by Shirley Hughes.


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