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Musical Europe. An Illustrated Guide to Musical Life in 18 European Countries., Adelmann, Marianne
1 Adelmann, Marianne Musical Europe. An Illustrated Guide to Musical Life in 18 European Countries.
Paddington Press 1974 084670031X / 9780846700319 Paperback Very Good 
447pp, many illustrations. Provides detailed information on concert halls, opera houses, theatres, festivals, music archives and libraries, arranged geographically and topically. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Dictionary of Opera and Operetta, Anderson, James
2 Anderson, James Dictionary of Opera and Operetta
Columbia Marketing, 1994 1859800041 / 9781859800041 Paperback Near Fine 
693pp. Plots and historical details of 900+ operas; biographies of 800+ composers; 200 opera houses & companies worldwide; biographies of 600+ singers; operatic characters & arias. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Boursnell & Thubron
3 Boursnell & Thubron The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
B. C. A. 1982 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
256pp, many illustrations, some in colour. A very heavy book. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
The Music Guide to Austria and Germany, Brody, Elaine & Brook, Claire
4 Brody, Elaine & Brook, Claire The Music Guide to Austria and Germany
Macmillan 1979 0333284143 / 9780333284148 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
xvi, 271pp. Ex library front endpaper removed. Covering the principle cities, this volume includes information about guides and services, opera houses and concert halls, conservatories and schools, musical landmarks, festivals and competitions. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Royal Opera House in the Twentieth Century, Donaldson, Frances
5 Donaldson, Frances The Royal Opera House in the Twentieth Century
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988 0297791788 / 9780297791782 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
xvii, 238pp, 16 plates. Home of two of the most famous opera & ballet companies. In this official history the author discusses the achievements, the internal politics, the personalities and the ever-present problems of finance. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Covent Garden Album: 250 Years of Theatre, Opera and Ballet, Drogheda, Davison & Wheatcroft
6 Drogheda, Davison & Wheatcroft The Covent Garden Album: 250 Years of Theatre, Opera and Ballet
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1981 0710008805 / 9780710008800 Paperback Very Good 
208pp, 245 illustrations. Previous owners initials. A small repaired tear to back cover else very good. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Britten and Barber. Their Lives and Their Music, Felsenfeld, Daniel
7 Felsenfeld, Daniel Britten and Barber. Their Lives and Their Music
Amadeus Press 2005 1574671081 / 9781574671087 Paperback New 
Examines the lives and work of the two composers. They Influenced countless others, and their works are performed often in todays concert and opera houses. Analysis of specific works, illustrated by the accompanying full-length CD. ; Parallel Lives Series 
Price: 16.00 GBP
A Place by the Sea. Excavations At Sewerby Cottage Farm, Bridlington, Fenton-Thomas, Chris
8 Fenton-Thomas, Chris A Place by the Sea. Excavations At Sewerby Cottage Farm, Bridlington
York On-Site Archaelology Ltd 2009 0956196500 / 9780956196507 Paperback Very Good 
336pp, illustrations. This volume presents the results of archaeological excavations that took place between 1999 and 2003 at Sewerby Cottage Farm, Bridlington, in the advance of the construction of over 300 houses. The work uncovered a rare group of Neolithic buildings, Iron Age burials and a Romano-British farmstead. The material remains were analysed by many different specialists and their interpretations have been brought together to tell the story of how this landscape was occupied between c.3500 BC and c.900AD. Pp253-262 have been reinserted, possibly by printer, else near fine. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. ; on-site archaeology monographs 
Price: 20.00 GBP
The Royal Opera 1980/81, Goodwin, Noel
9 Goodwin, Noel The Royal Opera 1980/81
Royal Opera House 1980 Paperback Near Fine 
48pp, + adverts, many illustrations, colour & b/w. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
The Manor Houses of Burton Agnes and Their Owners, Imrie, Margaret
10 Imrie, Margaret The Manor Houses of Burton Agnes and Their Owners
Cherry Burton, East Yorkshire Hutton Press 1993 1872167497 / 9781872167497 Paperback; Glazed Pictorial Card Covers Very Good+ 
120pp, plates, colour & b/w, text illustrations. The story of two manor houses in the East Riding of Yorkshire and of the family that has owned them since the 12th century. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Never Mind the Moon   My Time at the Royal Opera House, Isaacs, Jeremy
11 Isaacs, Jeremy Never Mind the Moon My Time at the Royal Opera House
Bantam Press 1999 0593043553 / 9780593043554 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
356pp, plates, colour & b/w, line drawings. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
Figaro Here, Figaro There Pavilion Opera: An Impresario's Diary, Stockdale, Freddie
12 Stockdale, Freddie Figaro Here, Figaro There Pavilion Opera: An Impresario's Diary
John Murray 1991 0719549701 / 9780719549700 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
218pp, Illustrated with sketches by the author. Comprising a troupe of talented, energetic young professional singers, the company performs in the great rooms of Britain's country houses as well as in exotic locations overseas. Pavilion Opera has received many enthusiastic reviews since its founding in 1981. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Opera Gazetteer, Turnbull, Robert
13 Turnbull, Robert The Opera Gazetteer
New York Rizzoli 1988 0847807274 / 9780847807277 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
240pp, illustrations. The first gazetteer of the world's finest opera venues. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
Catherine Hayes - The Hibernian Prima Donna, Walsh, Basil
14 Walsh, Basil Catherine Hayes - The Hibernian Prima Donna
Dublin Irish Academic Press 2000 071652662X / 9780716526629 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
372pp, illustrations. The story of this unique young 19th century Irish woman who rose from total obscurity to great fame in the opera houses and concert halls of Europe and America. 
Price: 20.00 GBP

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