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All the Songs
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Every album and every song ever released by the Beatles?from 'Please Please Me' (U.S. 1963) to 'The Long and Winding Road' (U.S. 1970)?is dissected, discussed, and analyzed by two music historians in this lively and fully illustrated work.All the Songs delves deep into the history and origins of the Beatles and their music. This first-of-its-kind book draws upon decades of research, as music historians Margotin and Guesdon recount the circumstances that led to the composition of every song, the recording process, and the instruments used.Here, we learn that one of John Lennon's favorite guitars was a 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri, which he bought for ?100 in 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. We also learn that 'Love Me Do,' recorded in Abbey Road Studios in September 1962, took 18 takes to get right, even though it was one of the first songs John and Paul ever wrote together. And the authors reveal that when the Beatles performed 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, John's microphone wasn't turned on, so viewers heard only Paul singing.The hundreds of photographs throughout the book include rare black-and-white publicity stills, images of Beatles instruments, and engaging shots of the musicians in-studio.All the Songs is the must-have Beatles book for the any true Beatles fan.?

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Michael Faraday: The Life and Legacy of the Inf...
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“Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.” (Michael Faraday) "Without such freedom, there would have been no Shakespeare, no Goethe, no Newton, no Faraday, no Pasteur, and no Lister." (Albert Einstein, in a speech on intellectual freedom after fleeing Nazi Germany, October 3, 1933 ) On April 18, 1955, the phone of 38-year-old Life photographer Ralph Morse started ringing off the hook. By the end of the call, which came from a clearly keen but jittery Life editor, it was like Morse had downed a liter of the world's strongest coffee. The one and only Albert Einstein had died.   Morse raced to Princeton Hospital, where Einstein had been admitted just three days earlier. He dipped into the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study and, using a case of premium scotch, persuaded the superintendent to unlock Einstein's office. Morse was able to compactly capture one of the most defining photographs of the man's life and his work. Viewers see the mound of journals and books strewn about on his desk, his pipe and tobacco tin serving as makeshift paper weights, and his blackboard, a wall of complex formulas and equations. It was in this very study that Einstein, perhaps the most celebrated genius in history, displayed the photographs of his five muses. Though only the framed portraits of Gandhi and a German composer have been pictured in Einstein's study, the faces of three other illustrious scientists are said to have once graced his walls.  One of them was Michael Faraday, an endlessly luminous mind equipped with an unflagging hunger for knowledge, a hunger so ungovernable that not even poverty or social norms could stand in the way of his ambitions. Indeed, it was reportedly Einstein's expertise in the lives of Maxwell and Faraday, as well as his mastery of their work and accomplishments, that landed him his first job at the Swiss patent office after months of job-scouring. Moreover, Eins 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Clem. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/116406/bk_acx0_116406_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Kenny vs. Spenny
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Kenny vs. Spenny is a Canadian comedy reality television series about two best friends, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, who face each other in various competitions. The loser of the episode must perform an act of humiliation, usually selected by the winner. Kenny and Spenny created the series themselves, and it is typically shot in their hometown of Toronto, Ontario, based mainly out of the house they share. As of November 2008, the show airs on CBC, Global and Showcase in Canada, on Comedy Central in Germany and The Netherlands, on The Comedy Channel in Australia,on Animax in South Africa, on FX in Portugal and on JIM in Finland. In response to some viewers questioning the authenticity of the show, Kenny asserts that the series is completely unscripted, and is all real. The show finished its sixth season, which premiered November 20 on Showcase. The series was nominated for Gemini Awards in 2005, 2006 and 2008 as the best Canadian comedy series, and has received a Rose d'Or nomination in Switzerland for "best international comedy series".

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Your Job in Germany
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Your Job In Germany is a short film made for the United States War Department in 1945. It was intended to be shown to U.S. soldiers about to occupy Germany. The film was made by the military films unit commanded by Frank Capra, and was written by Theodor Geisel, who is better known by his pen name Dr. Seuss. The film urged against fraternization with the German people, who are portrayed as thoroughly untrustworthy. It reminds its viewers of Germany's history of aggression, under "Führer Number 1" Otto von Bismarck, "Führer Number 2" Kaiser Wilhelm II and "Führer Number 3" Adolf Hitler. It argues that German youth were especially dangerous because they had spent their entire lives under the Nazi regime.

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Anna Cymmerman
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Anna Cymmerman is a Polish operatic soprano. She studied at the Academy of Music in Lodz where she majored in "Vocal Acting and Performance" and graduated with honors in June, 2000. While a student, she debuted as a soloist in the Grand Theater, Lodz. There, she performed in Polish as Blanche in Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites directed by Christopher Kelm. Her performance was appreciated both by critics and viewers. She also won a competition whose judges included Ewa Podles and Andrzej Drabowicz. She has since performed in opera productions in Austria, Denmark, Holland and Germany. Her performance in Karol Szymanowski's Stabat Mater at Chicago's International Music Theater was considered a great success.

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The Sublime
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This volume offers readers a unique and comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives on 'the sublime', the singular aesthetic response elicited by objects or phenomena that move viewers by transcending and overwhelming them. The book consists of an editor's introduction and fifteen chapters written from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. This volume offers readers a unique and comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives on 'the sublime', the singular aesthetic response elicited by phenomena that move viewers by transcending and overwhelming them. The book consists of an editor's introduction and fifteen chapters written from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Part One examines philosophical approaches advanced historically to account for the phenomenon, beginning with Longinus, moving through eighteenth- and nineteenth-century writers in Britain, France and Germany and concluding with developments in contemporary continental philosophy. Part Two explores the sublime with respect to particular disciplines and areas of study, including Dutch literature, early modern America, the environment, religion, British Romanticism, the fine arts and architecture. Each chapter is both accessible for non-specialists and offers an original contribution to its respective field of inquiry.

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The Reception of Subtitles for the Deaf and Har...
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This is the first volume to deal specifically with the quality of subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) in Europe, with contributions from the UK, Spain, Italy, Poland, Denmark, France and Germany. Drawing on the results of the EU-funded project DTV4ALL, the book looks at the issue of quality in the reception of SDH in Europe as a combination of three factors: what viewers think about SDH, how they understand these subtitles and how they view them. The viewers' preferences have been obtained through questionnaires and their comprehension has been analysed with tests, involving clips with SDH and questions. The viewers' perception has been measured with eye-tracking technology, involving the analysis of 71,070 subtitles in what is so far the largest international eye-tracking study on subtitling. With this research, we have sought to obtain both subjective (preferences) and objective (comprehension and perception) data that can inform national guidelines on SDH. The book also introduces the notion of viewing speed and points to the existence of certain universals of SDH and subtitling that can contribute to advance our understanding of how different types of viewers from different nationalities view, process and understand subtitles as a means to access audiovisual content.

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Stereotypes, Ideology and Foreign Correspondents
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This book examines German media representations of Ireland from 1946 to 2010, from the post-war period to the years of the so-called «Celtic Tiger» and Ireland's subsequent economic downturn. It charts both the patterns and the inconsistencies in depictions of Ireland in the weekly publications Der Spiegel and Die Zeit, as well as in German cinema.Cultural stereotypes may be employed in the furthering of a problematic cultural essentialism, however, they may also be used to «play» with readers' or viewers' expectations. They may be juxtaposed with newer cultural generalizations, or re-moulded to fit a transformed cultural reality. The representations of Ireland examined in this book are revealed as inherently ideological, consistently locating Ireland outside of an evolving European societal «normalcy». While this is often presented as something highly positive, the book argues that it implicitly places Germany at the centre of Europe and may be viewed as a type of excluding Europeanism.

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The Hungry and the Fat
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By the author of LOOK WHO'S BACK, a radical and bold satire in inequitable times."Whizz-bang energy and gleeful imaginative savagery" Sam Leith, Guardian"More than mere satire, it's a book that engages deeply" Alex Preston, Financial Times"An immensely enjoyable read" Daniel Hahn, Spectator"A caustic, clever satire with a powerful emotional core" Becky Long, Irish Times"Satirical, sharp, believable . . . Brilliant" Rick O'Shea, RTEREFUGEE CAMPS IN AFRICA ARE SWELLINGAnd Europe has closed its borders. The refugees have no future, no hope, and no money to pay the vast sums now demanded by people smugglers. The only thing they have is time.AND THEN AN ANGEL ARRIVES FROM REALITY T.V.When model and star presenter Nadeche Hackenbusch comes to film at the largest of the camps, one young refugee sees a unique opportunity: to organise a march to Europe, in full view of the media. Viewers are gripped as the vast convoy moves closer, but the far right in Germany is regrouping and the government is at a loss. Which country will halt the refugees in their tracks?THE HUNGRY AND THE FATA devastating, close-to-the-knuckle satire about the haves and have-nots in our divided world by one of Europe's finest and most perceptive writers.Translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch

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