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Barron’s Book Study Notes February 27, 2009

Literature

Barron’s Book Study Notes

Barron’s Book Study Notes (Corel CD Home) is essentially a conversion to CD-ROM of selected volumes from the Barron’s Book Notes series. There are study guides for 101 classic literary works written by 65 different American and European authors (more…)

 

Classical Notes November 29, 2008

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Music – Classical

Classical Notes

Classical Notes (Hopkins Technology) is a dry exploration of a juicy subject ? there?s a lot of information here, but, inexplicably, not much music. An extensive section on composers and their work mostly limits itself to text; other parts of the program dabble in multimedia (Orchestras of the World has two long video clips, while Different Musical Forms has an hour-long audio lecture) but never really embrace it (more…)