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Byrne, David 1952-

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The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 859 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
Away we go by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 642 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 )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the Talking Heads in concert
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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 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
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 443 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 death do you part ... usually yours
The Catherine wheel by Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 440 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
My life in the bush of ghosts by Brian Eno( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love this giant by David Byrne( Recording )

4 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 416 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
Beleza tropical by David Byrne( Recording )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 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
Little creatures by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 401 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 396 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
Here lies love by David Byrne( Recording )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Club-disco music focusing on the relationship between Imelda Marcos and her nanny
The best American infographics, 2013( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 370 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
Songs from liquid days by Philip Glass( Recording )

5 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark was the night a Red Hot compilation by Various( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 348 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 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2010 Peter Gabriel released the covers album Scratch My Back. Now many of the artists he covered return the favor by paying to the former Genesis frontman. Included are tracks from Arcade Fire, David Byrne, and Bon Iver
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 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Byrne by John Howell( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By stretching the boundaries of rock and roll, superstar David Byrne continually gives new birth to popular culture. The former lead singer/songwriter for the Talking Heads, Byrne extends his creativity to include film, theater, books, and photography. Searching for ways in which to express the complexities of our modern life, he roams through a variety of mediums and cultures. David Byrne's inspired work is consequently redefining art and entertainment in America. This cutting-edge biography traces David Byrne's creative life from his early appearances in the mid-seventies playing rock and roll with fellow students from the Rhode Island School of Design, to his latest works currently in progress. In this book, Byrne talks honestly about his time with the Talking Heads and the recording and producing of his eleven albums. He discusses his work scoring films such as Something Wild, Married to the Mob, and his co-scoring of Bertolucci's film The Last Emperor for which he won both an Academy Award and a Grammy. This book covers Byrne's critically acclaimed films Stop Making Sense, True Stories, and Ile Aiye (The House of Life), as well as his collaborations with choreographer Twyla Tharp, performance artist Laurie Anderson, and creative artists as diverse as Brian Eno, Toni Basil, and Robert Wilson. Through an extensive interview with John Howell, Byrne reveals the personal and professional dimensions of his own creative process. He discusses artistic influences as diverse as Haitian vodun, Brazilian samba, and minimalist music. He shares with the reader his private diary from the successful world tour for his Rei Momo album. And he shows some of his own art photographs which have hung in galleries around the world. This book also provides a complete discography, filmography, and bibliography of Byrne's considerable artistic accomplishments. Whether from across an ocean or from small-town America, David Byrne has drawn from a variety of sources to redefine music and art. David Byrne offers an insider's look at the creative evolution of this innovative, exciting, and always original American artist
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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



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