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Palmer, Richard 1947-

Overview
Works: 79 works in 242 publications in 4 languages and 7,195 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  History  Handbooks and manuals  Reviews  Drama  Discographies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: ML417.P46, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Palmer
 
Most widely held works by Richard Palmer
Such deliberate disguises : the art of Philip Larkin by Richard Palmer( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work the author suggests that the ostensible simplicity of Larkin's writing is deceptive, masking as it does one of the richest and most resonant oeuvres in 20th-century poetry. He illuminates the spiritual significance of Larkin's poems, and shows the part jazz played in his aesthetic
Larkin's jazz : essays and reviews, 1940-84 by Philip Larkin( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Larkin (1922-85) was not only one of the foremost English poets of the twentieth century, but also a notable novelist and a distinguished writer on jazz. He was jazz critic for The Daily Telegraph between 1961 and 1971. Jazz Writings brings together Larkin's reviews, articles and essays written for The Guardian, The Observer, The New Statesman, and numerous other publications
A jazz odyssey : the life of Oscar Peterson by Oscar Peterson( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson is, in the words of Quincy Jones, "one of the greatest musicians on the planet." Born in Montreal in 1925 to immigrant parents of West Indian origin, he soon revealed himself to be a musical prodigy. He was still in his teens when he became the star attraction of Canada's leading big band, the renowned Johnny Holmes Orchestra, and had just turned twenty when he made his first trio recordings for RCA. During the 1950s he demonstrated another side to his musical genius, becoming a brilliant accompanist for jazz impresario Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic tours and on myriad recording sessions. He was the ideal foil for a host of musicians including Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday. Despite a stroke in 1993, he continues to perform and record, making more music and swinging harder than most pianists accomplish in their prime."--Jacket
The good grammar guide by Richard Palmer( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is for anyone who wants to improve his or her knowledge or grammar and punctuation. It is written by an author who thinks that learning grammar should be fun. Plenty of sound and meticulous advice is offered in this friendly, enthusiastic
Brain train : studying for success by Richard Palmer( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a new and enlightening approach to effective study. Will help students to adopt the study methods best suited to their needs
Write in style : a guide to good English by Richard Palmer( Book )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Write in Style is aimed at all for whom clarity and accuracy of expression are important skills. All the main styles and grammaticalrules are covered, their sense axplained and vivid examples given of how not to write. Plenty of sound and meticulous advice is offered in a friendly and enthusiastic toneand a large part of the book covers specific types of writing, from essays and articles to minutes and reportage. The many illustrations, examples and exercises throughout help the reader put into practice the techniques and skillds the book explores
Getting straight 'A's : a students' [sic] guide to success by Richard Palmer( )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for students of 15 years and above, this guide to getting the best marks possible will help all readers maximize their academic potential. Packed with practical advice, tips, quizzes and self-assessment exercises to hone study and exam skills this book is designed to help high-fliers who are both ambitious and aware of their talent. The perfect companion to the same author's book Studying for Success, this book will help those who aim for the top to reach it!
Sonny Rollins : the cutting edge by Richard Palmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout his life as a tenor saxophonist, Theodore Walter 'Sonny' Rollins has been committed to the fundamental truths of jazz, especially swing, while managing also to be consistently experimental and forward looking. His recorded output includes over a dozen albums essential to any serious collection." "Yet Rollins is an enigmatic figure. The idealist who wrote the renowned and controversial Freedom Suite and who memorably declared "Jazz means no barriers" has also been prey to periods of diffidence, at times withdrawing from the music scene altogether. This revised and updated book (first published in the UK in 1998) charts in full the career of an artist who, at his best, remains one of jazz's most noble improvisers."--Jacket
Studying for success by Richard Palmer( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third edition of this lively and stimulating book offers and enlightening new approach to effective study. Without minimising the importance of good organisation and hard work, the author stresses throughout that study must and can be fun
Oscar Peterson by Richard Palmer( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mission impossible : my life in music by Lalo Schifrin( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying audio CD features some of Schifrin's compositions: Mission : impossible (from Firebird), Sketches of Miles (from More jazz meets the symphony), Tango del atardecer (from Letters from Argentina), Ins and outs (from Ins and Outs and Lalo live at the Blue Note), Montuno (from Latin jazz suite), Shifting gears (from Bullitt), Kyrie (from Jazz mass), Charlie Parker : the firebird (from Firebird), and Tocata (from Gillespiana)
Passing your weak subjects : you are much better than you think! by Richard Palmer( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or uninteresting, leaving you free to concentrate on the subjects you love
Stan Getz by Richard Palmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jazz odyssey : my life in jazz by Oscar Peterson( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the career of jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, from the fame of his early years as the star attraction of Canada's renowned Johnny Holmes Orchestra to the 1970s and his role as a solo pianist and television personality
Designing and using CBT interactive video by Richard Palmer( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference back : Philip Larkin's uncollected jazz writings 1940-1984 by Philip Larkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lay up your ends : a twenty-fifth anniversary edition by Martin Lynch( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary British history play by Richard H Palmer( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les and Larry Elgart and their orchestras by Richard Palmer( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Peterson, meine Jazz-Odyssee die Autobiografie by Oscar Peterson( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Larkin's jazz : essays and reviews, 1940-84A jazz odyssey : the life of Oscar PetersonThe good grammar guideBrain train : studying for successWrite in style : a guide to good EnglishGetting straight 'A's : a students' [sic] guide to successSonny Rollins : the cutting edgeStudying for success
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Languages
English (173)

German (5)

Italian (1)

French (1)