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1Title:  The seven lively arts   
 Creator:  Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970 
 Publication:  Harper & brothers, New York, London, 1924. 
 Notes:  "Of the first edition ... three hundred copies have been numbered and signed by the author and bound in Javanese batik. This copy is number 117." 
 Extent:  x, 396 p. front., illus., plates (1 double) ports. (part mounted) 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Performing arts

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  Creating the debate for the new millennium.   
 Publication:  London : The Wellcome Trust, 1999.  
 Extent:  1 videocassette (VHS) (15:50 min.) : sound, color, PAL. 
 Subjects:  Performing arts

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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3Title:  Performing archives/archives of performance   
 Creator:  Borggreen, Gunhild | Gade, Rune, 1964- | PSi (Organization) | Københavns universitet 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-490). This book contributes to the ongoing critical discussions of performance and its disappearance, of the ephemeral and its reproduction, of archives and mediatized recordings of liveness. The many contributions by excellent scholars and artists from a broad range of interdisciplinary fields as well as from various locations in research geographies demonstrate that despite the extensive discourse on the relationship between performance and the archive, inquiry into the productive tensions between ephemerality and permanence is by no means outdated or exhausted. New ways of understanding archives, history, and memory emerge and address theories of enactment and intervention, while concepts of performance constantly proliferate and enable a critical focus on archival residue. The contributions in this book cover philosophical inquiries as well as discussions of specific art works, performances, and archives. 
 Extent:  495 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Performing arts archives | Performing arts | Performing arts | Performing arts archives

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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4Title:  An introduction to theatre, performance and the cognitive sciences   
 Creator:  Lutterbie, John Harry, 1948- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index. "This is the first textbook designed for students, practitioners, and scholars of the performing arts who are curious about the power of the cognitive sciences to throw light on the processes of performance, It equips readers with a clear understanding of how research in cognitive neuroscience has illuminated and expanded traditional approaches to thinking about topics such as the performer, the spectator, space and time, cultur, and the text. Each chapter considers three layers of performance: conventional forms of theatre, performance art, and everyday life, offering an expansive vision of the impact of the cognitive sciences on performance in the widest sense"--Publisher description. 
 Extent:  198 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Theater -- Psychological aspects | Performing arts | Cognitive science | Cognitive science | Performing arts | Theater Psychological aspects

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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5Title:  Performance studies: an introduction   
 Creator:  Schechner, Richard, 1934- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. "Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook is a lively, accessible overview of the full range of performance, with primary extracts, student activities, key biographies, and over 200 images of global performance. The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. This fourth edition has been revised with two new chapters, up-to-date coverage of global and intercultural performances, and an in-depth exploration of the growing international importance of Performance Studies. Among the book's topics are the performing arts and popular entertainments, rituals, play and games, social media, the performances of the paleolithic period, and the performances of everyday life. Supporting examples and ideas are drawn from the social sciences, performing arts, poststructuralism, ritual theory, ethology, philosophy, and aesthetics. Performance Studies: An Introduction features the broadest and most in-depth analysis possible. Performance Studies: An Introduction is the definitive overview for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, the performing arts, and cultural studies. This new edition is also supported by a fully updated companion website, offering a variety of interactive resources, teaching tools, and research links"-- 
 Extent:  xiv, 382 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 29 cm 
 Subjects:  Theater -- Anthropological aspects | Rites and ceremonies | Performing arts | Performing arts | Rites and ceremonies | Theater Anthropological aspects

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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6Title:  Jessica Dragonette papers, 1936-1967   
 Creator:  Dragonette, Jessica, 1900-1980 
 Notes:  Photographs, clippings, and programs, as well as inscribed copies of her books, FAITH IS A SONG and YOUR VOICE AND YOU. Portions of the typescript and autograph manuscripts of the latter book are also included. 
 Extent:  1 4 
 Subjects:  Concert programs | Music -- Performance | Singing | Performing arts | Photoprints

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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7Title:  Behind the scenes with Joann Falletta   
 Creator:  Falletta, JoAnn. | Jillette, Penn. | Teller. | Hovde, Ellen. | Meyer, Muffie. | Learning Designs (Firm) | WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) | USA Studios (Firm) | Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) | Pew Charitable Trusts 
 Publication:  USA Studios, New York, NY, [199-?] 
 Notes:  Music can be heard as layers of sound - as melody and accompaniment. Conductor JoAnn Falletta leads an orchestra through rehearsal and performance to show how parts of the orchestra and parts of the music play together. Originally broadcast in 1992 on PBS as a segment of: Behind the scenes. "Program #8, Tape #51885 A-1"--Cassette and container label. 
 Extent:  1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 
 Subjects:  Music appreciation -- Juvenile films | Music | Performing arts

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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8Title:  Dictionary for artists, performers, managers and entrepreneurs   
 Alt. Title:  Dictionary for artists and performers and managers   
 Creator:  Suber, Charles | Albers, Randall K., 1948- | Rich, J. Dennis. | Columbia College (Chicago, Ill.) Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department, 
 Publication:  Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Dept., Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, Ill, ©2002. 
 Notes:  "The arts-related vocabulary of Columbia College Chicago." Originally published: Dictionary for artists and performers and managers. 2nd ed. Needham Heights, MA : Simon & Schuster Custom Pub., ©1998. Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-280) and index. 
 Extent:  xvi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Performing arts -- Dictionaries | Performing arts | Dictionaries

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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9Title:  Interweaving realities in performing arts   
 Creator:  Aḳademyah le-musiḳah u-maḥol bi-Yerushalayim ʻa. sh. Rubin 
 Notes:  May 2014 issue of: Music and dance in time. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  88 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm 
 Subjects:  Music and dance | Dance | Music | Performing arts

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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10Title:  Man's rage for chaos: biology, behavior, and the arts   
 Creator:  Peckham, Morse. 
 Publication:  Chilton Books, Philadelphia, [1965] 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 325-328. 
 Extent:  xv, 339 p. plates. 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Art -- Philosophy | Literature -- Philosophy | Performing arts | Aesthetics

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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11Title:  Commitment to culture: art patronage in Europe, its significance for America   
 Creator:  Dorian, Frederick, 1902-1991 
 Publication:  University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh], [1964] 
 Notes:  "Notes and bibliographies": p. 485-494. Bibliography: p. 495-496. 
 Extent:  viii, 521 p. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Performing arts | Art and state | Art patronage

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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12Title:  Blumenfeld's dictionary of acting and show business   
 Creator:  Blumenfeld, Robert | Roger S. Baskes Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-331) and indexes. "Do you know what a "gimbal stage" is, or a "gaffer"? What is the "Alexander technique"? And what does It mean when a director says, "Back to one!" or "Stop thinking!" Does a film director want a piece of 'fruit' when he or she asks for a "halt-apple," or says, "Give me a banana!" What is an "air-to-air shot"? If you have to go for "ADR," can you use a "couch drop"? Hint: It's not something you swallow. All these terms and countless more are defined In the remarkable Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Acting and Show Business. Author Robert Blumenfeld combines his expertise from years of experience In show business with meticulous research to present a work that is comprehensive and user friendly. This complete reference book on the art, craft, and business of entertaining is a must-have for every fan, teacher, student, amateur, and professional."--Jacket. 
 Extent:  xii, 377 pages ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Performing arts -- Dictionaries | Performing arts | Dictionaries

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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13Title:  Man's rage for chaos: biology, behavior, and the arts   
 Creator:  Peckham, Morse. | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Schocken, New York, [1967, c1965] 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 325-328. 
 Extent:  xv, 339 p. illus. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Art -- Philosophy | Literature -- Philosophy | Performing arts | Aesthetics

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  An anatomie in four quarters / Clod Ensemble.   
 Creator:  Clod Ensemble (Theater group)  | Sadler's Wells Theatre (London, England) 
 Publication:  [London] : [publisher not identified], [2011]  
 Extent:  1 folded sheet (8 unnumbered pages) : colour illustrations ; 15 x 15 cm (folded) 
 Subjects:  Human anatomy | Arts medicine | Performing arts

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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15Title:  Two circus elephants performing to a crowd by drinking and eating from a table. Coloured lithograph.   
 Publication:  Paris (rue du Coq, 15) : Maison Martinet, Hautecoeur freres (imp. I. Rigo et Cie.)  
 Extent:  1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; 27.3 x 36 cm 
 Subjects:  Elephants | Circus | Circus animals | Animal trainers | Performing arts

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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16Title:  Saul Turteltaub papers, 1960-1968   
 Creator:  Turteltaub, Saul, 1932- | Lewis, Shari. | Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987 | Boone, Pat. | Burnett, Carol. | Paar, Jack. | Diller, Phyllis. 
 Notes:  Turteltaub's correspondence, notes, and drafts of scripts for the Shari Lewis Show, On Broadway Tonight, the Jackie Gleason Show, the Pat Boone Show, the Carol Burnett Show, Candid Camera, the Jack Paar Show, That Girl, and the Phyllis Diller Show. 
 Extent:  5 10 
 Subjects:  Television programs | Performing arts | United States -- Social life and customs | Scripts

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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17Title:  The American Literary Bureau: June, 1871. Advance list of lecturers, singers, readers, etc., for whom engagements will be made during the season of 1871-72. / The American Literary Bureau, chief office, 132 Nassau St., N.Y. Eastern Department, 119 Washington Street, Boston. Western Department, Arcade Building, Chicago   
 Creator:  American Literary Bureau 
 Publication:  s.n.], New York?, 1871. 
 Notes:  Wrapper title; wrapper printed in red and black. Title and text printed within double-rule border. Lecturers include Susan B. Anthony, Mrs. Addie L. Ballou, Mrs. M.E. DeGeer, Corinne D'Estaing, Mrs. Anna Randall Diehl, Miss Kate Field, Miss Lillian S. Edgarton, Louisa Holden, Mary Nolan, Mrs. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Miss Kate Stanton, Miss S.E. Strickland, Miss Minnie C. Swaze, Virginia Vaughan, Mrs. George Vandenhoff, Miss Fannie Woodbury, Emily Pardee, Mrs. Lucille D. Bearse, Mrs. Effie Wood Palmer, and Mrs. Emily Shaw Forman. Readers include Mrs. Frances M. Carter, Miss Glyn, Mrs. Louise Woodworth Foss, Mrs. Margaretta B. Moore, Mrs. Scott-Siddons, and Mrs. Rose Madder. Entertainers include Madame Anna Bishop and Miss Vienna Demorest. 
 Extent:  32 p. : ports. ; 22 cm 
 Subjects:  Lecturers | Entertainers | Women entertainers | Theatrical agencies | Performing arts | Women

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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18Title:  Index to characters in the performing arts   
 Creator:  Sharp, Harold S. | Sharp, Marjorie Z. 
 Publication:  Scarecrow Press, New York, 1966-73. 
 Notes:  Parts 2-4 have imprint: Metuchen, N. J., Scarecrow Press. 
 Extent:  4 v. in 6. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Performing arts -- Dictionaries | Characters and characteristics in literature -- Dictionaries | Performing arts

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  Wilhelm Obkircher papers, 1950-1955   
 Creator:  Obkircher, Wilhelm. 
 Notes:  Typescript libretti of Obkircher's operas and plays including KURT UND MARIANNE; OPFER; UNSCHULDIG; WAHL; and WILHELM KÜHNER, and of his collected poems. These are bound in eight volumes and are all in German. Most of these are signed by Obkircher. There are also two letters from Obkircher. Also, 74 of Obkircher's music scores. 
 Extent:  3 
 Subjects:  Music -- Germany -- 20th century | Operas | Drama | Performing arts | Librettos | Musical scores | Poems

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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20Title:  Artistas celebres   
 Creator:  Lester Ziffren Collection of Tauromachia 
 Publication:  Empreza da Historia de Portugal, Lisboa, 1899- 
 Notes:  Rare Book copy 1: Lester Ziffren's library binding, with his bookplate. 
 Extent:  v. : ill. ; 23 x 11 cm. 
 Subjects:  Guerrita, -- 1862-1941 | Performing arts -- Biography | Performing arts | Biography | Bookplates (Provenance)

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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