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Byrne, David 1952-

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Most widely held works by David Byrne
Stop making sense by Talking Heads (Groupe musical)( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and Catalan and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the Talking Heads in concert
True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 672 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
The last emperor( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 631 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
Songs from liquid days by Philip Glass( Recording )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This must be the place by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 573 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
American utopia by David Byrne( Recording )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the last year, David Byrne has been collecting stories and items that all either embody or identify examples of things that inspire optimism. It recognizes the darkness and complexity of today while showcasing alternatives to despair
My life in the bush of ghosts by Brian ENO( Recording )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occupied territory by Lynne Cohen( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 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
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder, while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself
The Catherine wheel by Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary choreographic vision of the modern world and modern life taking the martyrdom of Saint Catherine on the wheel as a point of departure. 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. Preceded by rehearsal footage and an interview with Tharp and leading members of her dance troupe as they explain the theme and preparations for the production
The best American infographics, 2013( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 419 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
Everything that happens will happen today by David Byrne( Recording )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 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
Something wild( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 405 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"--Container
Little creatures by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Recording )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 395 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)
Love this giant by David Byrne( Recording )

20 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 395 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
The best of Talking Heads by Talking Heads( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Talking Heads evolved out of humble beginnings at CBGB to become one of the most adventurous and influential bands ever. Their daring and eclectic blend of genres is evident in a collection that includes such classics as Once In A Lifetime
Fear of music by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Recording )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their third album, Talking Heads made the release musically distinct from its predecessors due to the point of the use of minor keys that give the music a more ominous sound
The end of print : the graphic design of David Carson by Lewis Blackwell( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The End of Print is the first collection of the work of David Carson, arguably the most innovative and influential graphic designer of the 1990s. Carson's layered, challenging approach to typography has earned him an international reputation. At the cutting edge, he continually reinvents the relationship between design and type and has single-handedly changed the course of graphic design. A former professional surfer, sociology teacher and now art director of Ray Gun magazine, Carson has crystallized the look and attitude of an entire generation and leads a revolution in visual communication. In just a few years, he has acquired a cult following of young designers eager to break with tradition and forge a new aesthetic
Here lies love by David Byrne( Recording )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Club-disco music focusing on the relationship between Imelda Marcos and her nanny
Here lies love : original cast recording by David Byrne( )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here Lies Love tells the story of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and her meteoric rise to fame ... followed by her rapid decline into infamy. The show chronicles Marcos' transformation from a young dreamer to a nationally recognized ruler, charting her marriage to despot Ferdinand Marcos and her romance with opposition leader Ninoy Aquino
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.04 for Song and c ... to 0.88 for Talking He ...)

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The end of print : the graphic design of David CarsonHere lies loveSong and circumstance : the work of David Byrne from Talking Heads to the presentArboretumContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in musicEnvisioning emotional epistemological information
Alternative Names
Byrne D.

Byrne, David

David Bryne

David Byrne

David Byrne britischer Musiker

David Byrne cantante, guitarrista, compositor, cineasta y actor escocés

David Byrne chanteur américain

David Byrne musicista, compositore e produttore discografico britannico

David Byrne muzikant

David Byrne muzyk amerykański

David Byrne pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

David Byrne Schots-Amerikaanse muzikant

David Byrne Scottish-American musician

David Byrne skotsk-amerikansk musiker

David Byrne skotský hudebník, multiinstrumentalista a herec

David Byrne yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Дэвид Бирн американский музыкант

דייוויד ביירן שחקן אמריקאי

دايفيد بيرن

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