The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence
Author: Judith Richards
Publsiher: River's Edge Media, LLC
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2015-02-25
ISBN: 1940595150
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sounds of Silence Book Excerpt:

Every family has its shameful secrets, but none more so than those of the Lee family. Aramenta Lee escaped her controlling mother by moving to Paris thirty years ago. Her quiet life there is shattered by a terse wire: AM DYING - COME HOME - MOTHER. Aramenta arrives in Mobile, Alabama just hours prior to her mother's death. She wants nothing more than to quickly settle the estate and escape family ties, but finds herself thwarted by a macabre secret her mother has held for thirty years.

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence
Author: Burkhard Vogel
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2008-04-17
ISBN: 354076884X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sound of Silence Book Excerpt:

The content of this book will lead to affordable phono amplifier design approaches which will end up in lowest-noise solutions not far away from the edge of physical boundaries set by room temperature and given cartridges - thus, fully compatible with very expensive so called "high-end" or "state-of-the-art" offers on today’s markets - and, from a noise point of view in most cases outperforming them! This book demonstrates that theory is not far away from reality.

Down to Earth Sociology 14th Edition

Down to Earth Sociology  14th Edition
Author: James M. Henslin
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 588
Release: 2007-02-13
ISBN: 1416536205
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Down to Earth Sociology 14th Edition Book Excerpt:

A new edition of a popular college reference features thirty percent new articles addressing current issues of contemporary sociology, from politics and religion to crime and poverty, in a volume that links each article to related chapters in widely used introductory textbooks. Original. 35,000 first printing.

The Sounds of Early Cinema

The Sounds of Early Cinema
Author: Domitor Conference 1998 (Library of Congress)
Publsiher: Indiana University Press
Total Pages: 327
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780253214799
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sounds of Early Cinema Book Excerpt:

The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving picture exhibition can still astonish us. Whether instrumental, vocal, or mechanical, sound ranged from the improvised to the pre-arranged (as in scripts, scores, and cue sheets). The practice of mixing sounds with images differed widely, depending on the venue (the nickelodeon in Chicago versus the summer Chautauqua in rural Iowa, the music hall in London or Paris versus the newest palace cinema in New York City) as well as on the historical moment (a single venue might change radically, and many times, from 1906 to 1910). Contributors include Richard Abel, Rick Altman, Edouard Arnoldy, Mats Björkin, Stephen Bottomore, Marta Braun, Jean Châteauvert, Ian Christie, Richard Crangle, Helen Day-Mayer, John Fullerton, Jane Gaines, André Gaudreault, Tom Gunning, François Jost, Charlie Keil, Jeff Klenotic, Germain Lacasse, Neil Lerner, Patrick Loughney, David Mayer, Domi-nique Nasta, Bernard Perron, Jacques Polet, Lauren Rabinovitz, Isabelle Raynauld, Herbert Reynolds, Gregory A. Waller, and Rashit M. Yangirov.

The Imagined Sound of Australian Literature and Music

The  Imagined Sound  of Australian Literature and Music
Author: Joseph Cummins
Publsiher: Anthem Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2019-09-20
ISBN: 1785270923
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Imagined Sound of Australian Literature and Music Book Excerpt:

‘Imagined Sound’ is a unique cartography of the artistic, historical and political forces that have informed the post-World War II representation of Australian landscapes. It is the first book to formulate the unique methodology of ‘imagined sound’, a new way to read and listen to literature and music that moves beyond the dominance of the visual, the colonial mode of knowing, controlling and imagining Australian space. Emphasising sound and listening, this approach draws out and re-examines the key narratives that shape and are shaped by Australian landscapes and histories, stories of first contact, frontier violence, the explorer journey, the convict experience, non-Indigenous belonging, Pacific identity and contemporary Indigenous Dreaming. ‘Imagined Sound’ offers a compelling analysis of how these narratives are reharmonised in key works of literature and music.

Sounds of Silence

Sounds of Silence
Author: Marilyn Levy
Publsiher: Fawcett
Total Pages: 170
Release: 1989
ISBN: 9780449702956
Category: Deafness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sounds of Silence Book Excerpt:

In the middle of an anxiety-ridden senior year, Nikki finds herself attracted to Blake Williams--who is hearing-impaired--and despite her own reservations and those of friends and family, they become romantically involved.

Sounds of Silence

Sounds of Silence
Author: Nan Umrigar
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 239
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Spiritual biography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sounds of Silence Book Excerpt:

A mother's interaction with her young son after he died as a result of an accident.

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence
Author: Paul Simon
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1964
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sound of Silence Book Excerpt:

Feasting on the Word Pentecost and season after Pentecost 1 Propers 3 16

Feasting on the Word  Pentecost and season after Pentecost 1  Propers 3 16
Author: David L. Bartlett,Barbara Brown Taylor
Publsiher: Westminster John Knox Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2010
ISBN: 0664231020
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Feasting on the Word Pentecost and season after Pentecost 1 Propers 3 16 Book Excerpt:

With the twelve-volume series Feasting on the Word, Westminster John Knox Press offers one of the most extensive and well-respected resources for preaching on the market today. When complete, the twelve volumes will cover all of the Sundays in the three-year lectionary cycle, along with moveable occasions. The page layout is truly unique. For each lectionary text, preachers will find brief essays-- one each on the exegetical, theological, pastoral, and homiletical challenges of the text. Each volume will also contain an index of biblical passages so that nonlectionary preachers may make use of its contents. The printed volumes for Ordinary Time include the complementary stream during Year A, the complementary stream during the first half of Year B, the semicontinuous stream during the second half of Year B, and the semicontinuous stream during Year C. Beginning with the season after Pentecost for Year C, the alternate lections for Ordinary Time not in the print volumes will be available online at feastingontheword.net.

The Sound of Pictures

The Sound of Pictures
Author: Andrew Ford
Publsiher: Black Inc.
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-11-30
ISBN: 192182574X
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sound of Pictures Book Excerpt:

The Sound of Pictures is an illuminating journey through the soundtracks of more than 400 films. How do filmmakers play with sound? And how does that affect the way we watch their movies? Whether pop or classical, sweeping or sparse, music plays a crucial role in our cinematic experience. Other sounds can be even more evocative: the sounds of nature, of cities and of voices. In The Sound of Pictures, Andrew Ford listens to the movies. He speaks to acclaimed directors and composers, discovering radically different views about how much music to use and when. And he explores some of cinema’s most curious sonic moments. How did Alfred Hitchcock use music to plant clues in his films? Why do some ‘mix-tape’ soundtracks work brilliantly and others fall flat? How do classics from A Clockwork Orange to The Godfather, Cinema Paradiso to High Noon, use music and sound effects to enhance what we see on screen? Whether you’re a film-buff or a music lover, The Sound of Pictures will enrich your experience of the movies. ‘Andrew Ford's book is delightfully snippy and entertaining. More importantly, it's also wonderfully informed in a way that will enhance film viewing past, present and future. A hugely enjoyable and revelatory read.’ —Margaret Pomeranz ‘The Sound of Pictures will be joyfully read by movie and music fans alike.’ —Canberra Times ‘Enjoyable and rewarding’ —Adelaide Advertiser ‘Beautifully written’ —Sydney Morning Herald ‘A must read’ —Courier Mail

Where All Our Journeys End

Where All Our Journeys End
Author: C. Lynn Anderson
Publsiher: Dog Ear Publishing
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2008-03
ISBN: 1598585541
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Where All Our Journeys End Book Excerpt:

Where All Our Journeys End: Searching for the Beloved in Everyday Life explores our need to connect and reconnect with the Divine and all that has been graced by her. In these writings, we remember who and what we are in our blessings of being human beings entrusted to co-create; human beings who are divine sparks of the divine essence; human beings who love, passionately love, all of creation. For the Beloved is our ultimate destiny, where all our journeys truly do end. This book captures the audience with the grace of God/Goddess as the reader is taken chapter by chapter on a journey into healing. Written in a passionate, holistic voice, with personal and professional stories, Where All Our Journeys End projects a natural rhythm, expressed in the ebb and flow of its prose and poetry, which transforms thinking into being and doing for the Beloved in discovery and recovery. ADVANCED REVIEWS AND ENDORSEMENTS "C. Lynn Anderson makes a highly significant contribution to the understanding and practice of a spirituality which can support our journey through the major paradigm shift needed for humanity and Earth to thrive in the 21st Century. She brings extraordinary depth and breadth of intellect, clarity and beauty of expression to the discovery of a creation-centered spirituality that can nurture and encourage the reader in compassionate and sustainable living." J. Melvin Bricker, D.Min., Former Vice President of Academic Affairs, The University of Creation Spirituality, Oakland, CA. "Beautifully written! C. Lynn Anderson gives voice to the creation story and colors it with her hue of compassion." Ana Perez-Chisti, Ph.D, National Representative of the Sufi Movement International and Chair of the Ph.D. Global Studies Department - Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. "C. Lynn Anderson has written an eloquent and inspirational book on how to live a deeply spiritual life that honors diversity while affirming fundamental unity. She powerfully integrates the insights of psychology with the wisdom of the world's religious traditions. Many of her personal insights are expressed in beautiful poems." Charles M. Burack, Ph.D., Chair of Liberal Arts and Director of the B.A. Psychology Program, John F. Kennedy University, former faculty at Naropa University, and author of D. H. Lawrence's Language of Sacred Experience. "C. Lynn Anderson's writing is insightful, compassionate, profound and inspirational. She speaks with the voice of someone who has been there and continues to go there." Mary Raymer, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., International Consultant and Trainer, Social Work Leader - Project on Death in America, and co-author of What Social Workers Do: A Guide to Social Work in Hospice and Palliative Care. "Dr. Anderson has committed herself to re-connecting social work practice with the compassion of heart and the spirit of soul. She walks a healing journey and invites others to walk with her to sustain life and nurture creativity." Jane Hayes, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., Assistant Professor - Grand Valley State University, Social Work Educator and Community Activist. www.sarahscircle.com

Music Medicine

Music Medicine
Author: Christine Stevens
Publsiher: Sounds True
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-08-01
ISBN: 1604078316
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Music Medicine Book Excerpt:

Why are we able to recognize melodies in our first days of life? Why does making music actually switch off the genes that signal stress? It is because music is part of who we are at the deepest level—and we don't need any special talent or training to harness its power to enhance our lives. With Music Medicine, music therapist Christine Stevens presents an information-packed resource, filled with scientifically-based practices for accessing and attuning to the natural healing properties of music. Drawing from a wealth of research and her own pioneering healing work in some of the most challenging places around the world, Stevens invites you to discover: Accessing the four elements of music-rhythm as medicine for the body, melody for the heart, harmony for the soul, and silence for the mind Conscious listening-how to open yourself fully to the healing potential that music offers Your musical self-accessing your voice, spirit, and inner music for healing and change Clinical research, case studies, and stories that reveal music's extraordinary capacity to reduce stress, prevent illness, and strengthen the immune system How music connects us to each other and creates community, even in places of war and conflict Inspirational guidance on how to use music for spirituality, personal growth, and well-being Healing playlists-each chapter features valuable download recommendations and links for selecting healing music The drum massage, creating your power song, full-body listening, and other effective and enjoyable practices “Music's medicine awaits your discovery,” says Christine Stevens. “I invite you to release any doubts that you are musical, and to realize the power of music to nourish your body, mind, heart, and soul.” With Music Medicine, she provides a thoroughly researched and practical guide for integrating the healing benefits of sound into your life—and discovering the extraordinary transformation that occurs when we liberate our own inner music. “Music can provide the support we need in life's challenging moments, and more importantly, music can become part of our daily routine for spirituality and health. Enjoy this powerful path for your own healing—through the joy, and the great peace, of music.” —Joan Borysenko, PhD, from the foreword of Music Medicine “Music Medicine brings home to our hearts the truth that music is an organic medicine. Christine Stevens reveals how the intricate beauty of harmony, rhythm, and song course through our veins, uniting us with the cosmic music of the universe.” —Michael Bernard Beckwith, author of Life Visioning and Spiritual Liberation “Music Medicine is an interstate of sound that awakens, soothes, dances, and silences us.” —Don Campbell, author of The Mozart Effect and The Harmony of Health “Each of Christine's lessons has helped me to become a musical instrument and a singer of my own song.” —Bernie Siegel, MD, author of Love, Medicine, and Miracles “In this book, Christine provides a powerful and educational curriculum for music therapists, musicians, and anyone interested in music wellness. Music becomes the language to unite and heal across the continents.” —Antoinette Follett, Editor-in-Chief, Making Music

Ask the Mad Poet

Ask the Mad Poet
Author: Michael Patrick Emery
Publsiher: Dog Ear Publishing
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2015-08-31
ISBN: 145753987X
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ask the Mad Poet Book Excerpt:

Ask the Mad Poet: Observations from My Homeland in a Time of Convoluted Realities begins with the title poem, an invitation to “Ask the Mad Poet” (what better commentator on a mad world?), and ends with “I Ask a Few Questions,” a long, surreal overview of the poet’s generation based on a dream. In between, the fifty-four other poems, written from 2007 through 2014, include history, social commentary, celebrations, and, in “Mater Dei, Mater Gaia,” advocacy for Mother Earth. These are the poems of an aging man, lived beyond his three score ten, much of it working with the dispossessed, who feels a call to witness truth to power on behalf of the earth, the least among us, and the way things really are: a cry for balance in a world where the kings are in the counting house, the peasants fight for crumbs, and Mother Gaia burns.

Journey

Journey
Author: Eric Overby
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 68
Release: 2018-02-21
ISBN: 1387615084
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Journey Book Excerpt:

Journey is the first medley of poems by Eric Overby, who explores the beauty in the pilgrimage of life. He points us toward both the mundanity and the miracle of life, writing about everything from working in his garden to his life with the one he loves. In Journey, you will find him drinking wine as the sun goes down; appreciating the place he comes from; remembering his elders; falling in love; and attempting to live each moment with contentment all along the way. You may find yourself doing the same.

Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens

Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens
Author: Christopher Willard,Amy Saltzman
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2015-09-24
ISBN: 1462522386
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens Book Excerpt:

Packed with creative, effective ideas for bringing mindfulness into the classroom, child therapy office, or community, this book features sample lesson plans and scripts, case studies, vignettes, and more. Leading experts describe how to harness the unique benefits of present-focused awareness for preschoolers, school-age kids, and teens, including at-risk youth and those with special needs. Strategies for overcoming common obstacles and engaging kids with different learning styles are explored. Chapters also share ways to incorporate mindfulness into a broad range of children's activities, such as movement, sports, music, games, writing, and art. Giving clinicians and educators practices they can use immediately, the book includes clear explanations of relevant research findings.

The Streets Are Talking to Me

The Streets Are Talking to Me
Author: Maria Frederika Malmström
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2019-11-12
ISBN: 0520973046
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Streets Are Talking to Me Book Excerpt:

This sophisticated book presents new theoretical and analytical insights into the momentous events in the Arab world that began in 2011 and, more importantly, into life and politics in the aftermath of these events. Focusing on the qualities of the sensory world, Maria Frederika Malmström explores the dramatic differences after the Egyptian revolution and their implications for society—the lack of sound in the floating landscape of Cairo after the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, the role of material things in the sit-ins of 2013, the military evocation of masculinities (and the destruction of alternative ones), and how people experience pain, rage, disgust, euphoria, and passion in the body. While focused primarily on changes unfolding in Egypt, this study also investigates how materiality and affect provide new possibilities for examining societies in transition. A book of rare honesty and vulnerability, The Streets Are Talking to Me is a brilliant, unconventional, and self-conscious ethnography of the space where affect, material life, violence, political crisis, and masculinities meet one another.

Creative Healing

Creative Healing
Author: Michael Samuels MD,Mary Rockwood Lane RN, PhD
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2011-02-01
ISBN: 1725229323
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Healing Book Excerpt:

All across the country, a groundbreaking movement is forming in the field of health care: art and medicine are becoming one, with remarkable results. In major medical centers such as the University of Florida, Duke, University of California, and Harvard Medical School, patients confronting life-threatening illness and depression are using art, writing, music, and Dance to heal body and soul. -A woman with breast cancer who has never made art before finds healing and empowerment by creating sculpture. -A man with AIDS uses journaling to overcome feelings of despair and helplessness. -A woman suffering from depression following her divorce learns to dance for the first time in her life--and in he body's movement she rediscovers a sense of play and joy. -A musician gives meaning to his art by helping people with illness transform their life through music. -Physicians and nurses are beginning to use creativity to complement and enhance their medical practice. Creative Healing presents readers with the inspiring ways in which the arts (painting, writing, music, and dance) can free the spirit to heal. In one volume, the authors detail the transformative power of a diverse range of artistic activity. Michael Samuels, MD, has over twenty-five years of experience working with cancer patients and is the best-selling author of Seeing with the Mind's Eye and The Well Baby Book. He teams up with fellow pioneer Mary Rockwood Lane, RN, PhD, to share their extraordinary findings on the healing powers of the arts. Through guided imagery, personal stories, and practical exercises, they teach you how to find your "inner artist-healer," enabling you to improve your health, attitude, and sense of well being by immersing yourself in creative activity. Both Samuels and Lane offer invaluable insight through their personal journeys and extensive groundbreaking research, noting that "prayer, art, and healing come from the same source--the human soul." Because there lies an artist and healer within each of us, Creative Healing is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to discover the beauty of music, dance, writing or art and connect with a deeper part of oneself. Filled with inspiration and guidance, it will help you make changes in your life and the lives of others and gain access to the sacred place where inner peace exists.

Out of the Canyon

Out of the Canyon
Author: Jeffrey C. Tucker
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2016-12-07
ISBN: 1532605277
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Out of the Canyon Book Excerpt:

In his first book, The End of the Island, Jeffrey C. Tucker wrote an engaging, accessible theology of suffering. In his second book in this series, Out of the Canyon, Tucker focuses on the behavioral and pastoral care sides. We follow the canyon journey of one who suffers, written in the first person as a journal. Throughout the difficult and sometimes treacherous trek, the narrator reflects on the many challenges of human suffering encountered along the way. In the process, the traveler comes to understand more fully the biblical and human voices of suffering; the problems with those voices; our sometimes mal-adaptive coping mechanisms; our sometimes unhelpful views of God's power; the unique suffering of violence and trauma; the short and longer-term needs of suffering; human spirituality; the path of healing; coming to terms when we don't heal; and what we most need to give and receive as pastoral care providers and recipients. This book offers insightful, practical, and creative approaches to our own respective journeys of healing and transformation--all through the eyes of our narrator. And, as the story nears the final edge of the canyon, the trekker discovers the most valuable and unexpected lesson of all.

Architecture s Appeal

Architecture s Appeal
Author: Marc J. Neveu,Negin Djavaherian
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2015-02-11
ISBN: 1317688937
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Architecture s Appeal Book Excerpt:

This collection of previously unpublished essays from a diverse range of well-known scholars and architects builds on the architectural tradition of phenomenological hermeneutics as developed by Dalibor Veseley and Joseph Rykwert and carried on by David Leatherbarrow, Peter Carl and Alberto Pérez-Gómez. Taking an interdisciplinary approach and drawing on ideas from beyond the architectural canon, contributors including Kenneth Frampton, David Leatherbarrow, Juhani Pallasmaa, Karsten Harries, Steven Holl, Indra Kagis McEwen, Paul Emmons, and Louise Pelletier offer new insights and perspectives on questions such as the following: Given the recent fascination with all things digital and novel, what is the role of history and theory in contemporary architectural praxis? Is authentic meaning possible in a technological environment that is so global and interconnected? What is the nature and role of the architect in our shared modern world? How can these questions inform a new model of architectural praxis? Architecture's Appeal is a thought-provoking book which will inspire further scholarly inquiry and act as a basis for discussion in the wider field as well as graduate seminars in architectural theory and history.

Noise Water Meat

Noise  Water  Meat
Author: Douglas Kahn
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2001-08-24
ISBN: 0262311623
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Noise Water Meat Book Excerpt:

An examination of the role of sound in twentieth-century arts. This interdisciplinary history and theory of sound in the arts reads the twentieth century by listening to it—to the emphatic and exceptional sounds of modernism and those on the cusp of postmodernism, recorded sound, noise, silence, the fluid sounds of immersion and dripping, and the meat voices of viruses, screams, and bestial cries. Focusing on Europe in the first half of the century and the United States in the postwar years, Douglas Kahn explores aural activities in literature, music, visual arts, theater, and film. Placing aurality at the center of the history of the arts, he revisits key artistic questions, listening to the sounds that drown out the politics and poetics that generated them. Artists discussed include Antonin Artaud, George Brecht, William Burroughs, John Cage, Sergei Eisenstein, Fluxus, Allan Kaprow, Michael McClure, Yoko Ono, Jackson Pollock, Luigi Russolo, and Dziga Vertov.