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Byrne, David 1952-

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The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

61 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
This must be the place by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bored, retired rock star sets out to find the man responsible for his father's humiliation, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S."--IMDb
Stop making sense by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the Talking Heads in concert from 1984
Songs from liquid days by Philip Glass( Recording )

6 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occupied territory by Lynne Cohen( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the ?70s and ?80s, Cohen turned her view-camera toward classrooms, science laboratories, testing facilities, waiting rooms, and other interior spaces where function triumphs over aesthetics. In cool, functional offices, futuristic reception areas, lifeless party rooms, and escapist motel rooms, Cohen surveys a society of surface, contradiction, and social engineering. The occasional decoration added in attempts at individualism only serve to amplify their uniformity. In her hands, clouds peel off walls and forest glades invade indoor tennis courts. Cohen records the world?s ready-made sculptures, waiting to be framed by the photograph" -- Publisher's website
Everything that happens will happen today by David Byrne( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Byrne and Brian Eno team up to create their first album together since 1981's highly influential release My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Here lies love by David Byrne( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Club-disco music focusing on the relationship between Imelda Marcos and her nanny
The Catherine wheel by Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Twyla Tharp's The Catherine Wheel premiered on Broadway, it was described by Arlene Croce--dance critic for The New Yorker magazine--as "A major event in our theater," with "dancing of astonishing beauty and power." It was then completely refashioned by Tharp especially for television, with computer-generated figures, shadow-play, and reverse action - creating a wholly separate video version that has also met with overwhelming praise. The work is set to an original score written and performed by David Byrne of Talking Heads, and grew out of Tharp's fascination with Saint Catherine, the 4th-century martyr who was condemned to die on a spiked wheel
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafia princess Angela DeMarco wants out. With her husband Frank dead, Angela decides it's time to divorce "the mob" and start a new life. But what she doesn't realize is once you're married to the mob, it's until death do you part...usually yours
My life in the bush of ghosts by Brian Eno( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Virgil, Texas, and its eccentric inhabitants which include the bachelor who posts a "wife wanted" sign on his lawn, the world's laziest woman, and a precision lawn-mower marching team
Beleza tropical by David Byrne( Recording )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love this giant by David Byrne( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded during two years, largely at Water Music in Hoboken, NJ., the album is collaboration in the truest sense of the word, with Byrne and St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) co-writing ten of the album's twelve tracks, with each artist penning one song individually
Little creatures by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus Tracks: Road to Nowhere (Early Version); And She Was (Early Version); Television Man (Extended Mix). Video Content: And She Was (1985 Music Video) and Road To Nowhere (1985 Music Video)
Something wild by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straitlaced businessman meets a quirky, free-spirited woman at a downtown New York greasy spoon. Her offer of a ride back to his office results in a lunchtime motel rendezvous, just the beginning of a capricious interstate road trip that brings the two face-to-face with their hidden selves. Featuring a killer soundtrack and electric performances from Jeff Daniels
The best American infographics, 2013( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases examples of data visualization from 2012 selected from print and electronic media, offering insight into the present-day convergence of art and knowledge as it influences such areas as politics, culture, economics, and science
Dark was the night a Red Hot compilation by Various( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"8 out of 10"--Spin
And I'll scratch yours by Peter Gabriel( Recording )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original concept was that And I'll Scratch Yours would serve as a companion piece to Gabriel's 2010 covers album Scratch My Back. The idea was to give the artists whose songs Gabriel covered on Scratch My Back a medium to reciprocate? And I'll Scratch Yours would feature those artists covering Gabriel's songs. However, several of the artists ultimately declined to record covers of Gabriel's material. The release version of the album deviated from its initial concept in having two new artists (Feist and Joseph Arthur) contributing covers to the album
More songs about buildings and food by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Recording )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Adam by David Mackenzie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a rootless drifter who finds work on a barge, owned by Les and his wife Ella. On route between Glasgow and Edinburg they discover the body of a young woman floating in the water. As the police investigations progress, Joe and Ella embark on an intense physical relationship, heightning the tension in the claustrophobic barge and the ever growing web of deceit that Joe leaves in his wake
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Byrne, David

David Bryne

David Byrne

David Byrne britischer Musiker

David Byrne musicista, compositore e produttore discografico britannico

David Byrne muzikant

David Byrne muzyk amerykański

Дэвид Бирн американский музыкант

دیوید برن نویسنده، آهنگساز، فیلمنامه‌نویس، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، و خواننده آمریکایی

번, 데이비드 1952-


バーン, デイヴィッド

バーン, デヴィッド

Here lies loveSong and circumstance : the work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the presentArboretumDrawing from life : the journal as artContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music