CD of the Day : Cyril Scott Lotus Land – Complete Piano Music, Vol. 5
“As a Cyril Scott fan, and concert pianist, I was just made aware of this album collection only last week. The renditions are great, and this is truly a momental undertaking to record Cyril Scott’s complete piano oeuvre. I am expanding my knowledge of his great genius.” –JR Spencer @ Amazon.com
“love the idea of receiving music that the world has not yet welcomed, but should have a long time ago! This complete collection is phenomminal and Leslie De Ath does an astound interpretation of Scott’s music. Thank you so very much for having this recording!!” — Clifton J. Warren @ Amazon.com
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Release date: October 29, 2013 | ISBN-10: 1419704702 | ISBN-13: 978-1419704703 | Edition: 1
After George Lucas finished work on Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, he wanted to look back on the Star Wars saga with an entirely new point of view: isolating stills, or frames, from each of the six Star Wars films, focusing on them intensely as works of photography and design, and reproducing them in a book. For two years Lucas went through more than 150,000 frames per film, editing more than 1 million frames down to the 1,416 images that now comprise Star Wars: Frames, a testament to the hard work, craftsmanship, and dedication evident in every frame of every film. Star Wars: Frames brings together Lucas’s personal shot-by-shot selections into a lavishly designed two-volume hardcover set—one volume for the Original Trilogy and one volume for the Prequel Trilogy. For collectors and fans, Star Wars: Frames is the ultimate look on this grand project devoted to a cinematic phenomenon—and the ultimate Star Wars collector’s tome.
“Cinematography is not about technology. It’s about art, it’s about taste. In the end it’s about understanding your craft.”- GEORGE LUCAS””FRAMES” is about allowing the reader the time and the space to examine fully that (“cinematography”) craft.”- J.W. RINZLER, Executive Editor, LucasFilmAuthor of “The Making of Star Wars”
Hardcover: 736 pages
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 1 edition (October 29, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 14.3 x 12.7 x 3.7 inches
A didactic book which proposes a new way of understanding scales and chords, based on a board and 11 discs. Contains western music’s most used scales and chords
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Price or Purchase here: Bicycle Shadow Masters BLACK Deck of Playing Cards by Ellusionist
UPDATE: Having received this one I have to update this post. It does not live up to expectations. First the pics are quite a bit larger than the actual item that feels tiny and insubstantial. And possibly I got a used, defective one but I didn’t see the solar part at all.
I figured you’d open it up and light would hit it and the hands would start rotating, and there would be a cool way to set it. Right?! I mean proper Steam Punk! Nope.
It’s just a dinky watch, with a normal battery that supposedly gets solar charged, and has a frustrating method for setting the time, and is even more frustrating trying to read the time.
A curio for its looks, but functionally it’s… hmm how do I say this nicely… not worth the money. At $10 or under it might be a cute thing to display, but as a functional watch it’s a bust.
Now possibly I got a bad one, as it has some decent reviews at the link below. But I can only go by my experience. And my experience… not good. I’m sending mine back for a refund. So DEAL OF THE DAY… retracted. 🙂
However pocket watches, or what the British call fob watches (fob, because that’s the name of the small pocket on vests, where the watch was meant to go) I simply cannot get enough of.
A great pocket watch is just a strong buy for me, and an especially unusual and finely crafted one… just a must have.
Enter today’s DEAL OF THE DAY:
Solar Powered Turbine Fob Watch
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