Who's Who in Opera

All about Don Giovanni, Aida and company.

They suffer, they laugh, they love each other and separate again, they quarrel, they rape and they murder. And they sing at the time. These characters have fascinated audiences in opera houses all over the world, attracting their sympathy, ...

Who's Who in Heaven

Zeus, Wotan, Manitu, Shiva - perhaps the most important reason for the great popularity of godesses and gods among us mortals is the singular combination of superhuman power and very definite human characteristics.

This volume presents over 200 goddesses and gods in the way they have ...
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Dictionary of Pedagogics

This reliable dictionary has been updated, revised and extended and now has 1700 entries (200 more than the previous edition). The dictionary imparts a basic knowledge of the science of education. Theoretical approaches are explained, as well as practical fields of tasks, educational and formative ...

A History of Music

With notes and black and white illustrations

Do you like Brahms? Or Mozart? Then you know that listening to music is, above all, a sensual experience the appeals to the mind, heart and body. What influence does music have on the physical-mental framework of the listener? How did the artistic craft of music develop? How is a composer ...

One More Flying Start

My second life with a brain pacemaker: Instructions on how to live with Parkinson’s

Despite Parkinson's: "My new adventure is called life"

Christian Jung was in his mid-forties when he received his Parkinson's diagnosis. As a scientific journalist, Jung was able to quickly figure out what this finding meant for him. Theoretically, at least - because he couldn't ...