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Bessie - Empress of the Blues, Albertson, Chris
1 Albertson, Chris Bessie - Empress of the Blues
Abacus 1975 0349100543 / 9780349100548 Paperback Very Good 
224pp, 16 plates, selected discography. Biography of Bessie Smith, greatest of all blues singers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael, Carmichael, Hoagy  with Stephen Longstreet
2 Carmichael, Hoagy with Stephen Longstreet Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael
Alvin Redman 1966 Hardcover Very Good 
313pp, 8 plates. Dust jacket has few tiny repaired tears else very good. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Singing from the Soul. An Autobiography, Carreras Jose
3 Carreras Jose Singing from the Soul. An Autobiography
Souvenir Press 1994 0285632302 / 9780285632301 Paperback Very Good+ 
280pp, illustrations, list of first performances, discography, videography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song, Chernin, Kim & Stendhal, Renate
4 Chernin, Kim & Stendhal, Renate Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song
The Women's Press 1998 0704346230 / 9780704346239 Paperback New 
236pp, illustrations, discography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Ride Red Ride: the Life of Henry 'red' Allen, Chilton, John
5 Chilton, John Ride Red Ride: the Life of Henry 'red' Allen
Continuum 2000 0826447449 / 9780826447449 Paperback New 
216pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato, Clapton, Nicholas
6 Clapton, Nicholas Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato
Haus Publishing 2008 1905791429 / 9781905791422 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
354pp, illustrations. Alessandro Moreschi (1858-1922) was known during his life as the 'Angel of Rome' and is remembered as the only castrato singer of whom recordings survive. Historically he was the last representative of the centuries-old tradition of castrating boy singers in order to preserve the pitch of their voices to adulthood - an act of cruelty that produced come of the greatest singers the world had ever known. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Wishing on the Moon. Life and Times of Billie Holiday, Clarke, Donald
7 Clarke, Donald Wishing on the Moon. Life and Times of Billie Holiday
Penguin Books Ltd 1995 0140147489 / 9780140147483 Paperback Very Good 
xi, 468pp, plates. This biography of Billie Holliday describes the music business and club scene of her youth and her childhood in Baltimore before she became a dancer and then a singer. Accounts of the recording sessions and club dates, in chronological order. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Sir Geraint Evans: a Knight At the Opera, Evans, Sir Geraint (with Goodwin, Noel)
8 Evans, Sir Geraint (with Goodwin, Noel) Sir Geraint Evans: a Knight At the Opera
Michael Joseph 1984 0718123220 / 9780718123222 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xi, 276pp, 24 plates, chronology of roles, debut performances, discography. A portrait of one of the most distinguished & popular British opera singers. Price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Basso Cantante: An Autobiography, Franklin, David
9 Franklin, David Basso Cantante: An Autobiography
Duckworth 1969 0715604163 / 9780715604168 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
232pp, frontis, 6 plates. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Notes from a Low Singer, Langdon, Michael (with Richard Fawkes )
10 Langdon, Michael (with Richard Fawkes ) Notes from a Low Singer
Julia Macrae 1982 0862031060 / 9780862031060 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
205pp, 12 plates. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Slobodskaya  A Biography of Oda Slobodskaya, Leonard, Maurice
11 Leonard, Maurice Slobodskaya A Biography of Oda Slobodskaya
Victor Gollancz 1979 057502622 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
142pp, 8 plates, discography. One of the great sopranos of the twentieth century. Previous owner's inscription. Signed by the author. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.00 GBP
 
 
Bravo: Today's Great Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss Their Roles, Matheopoulos, Helena
12 Matheopoulos, Helena Bravo: Today's Great Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss Their Roles
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1986 0297784773 / 9780297784777 Hardcover; Red Cloth/Gilt Titles Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xxviii, 338pp, 16 plates. Slight crease on dust jacket. Based on interviews, this book explores the relationship between each singer and some of the roles he is identified with. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Melodies and Memories. The Autobiography of Nellie Melba, Melba, Nellie
13 Melba, Nellie Melodies and Memories. The Autobiography of Nellie Melba
Hamish Hamilton 1980 0241104106 / 9780241104101 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
253pp, 16 plates. Introduced and annotated by John Cargher. Dust jacket price clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Singer and Accompanist: The Performance of Fifty Songs, Moore, Gerald
14 Moore, Gerald Singer and Accompanist: The Performance of Fifty Songs
Methuen 1954 Reprint Hardcover Good in Good+ dust jacket 
235pp, 308 music examples, discography. Takes fifty songs (English, German, French, Spanish, Scandinavian, Russian) and with numerous illustrations explains how they should be sung and played. A little fading and marking to boards, dust jacket faded. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Pavarotti. My World, Pavarotti, Luciano & William Wright
15 Pavarotti, Luciano & William Wright Pavarotti. My World
Chatto & Windus 1995 0701163232 / 9780701163235 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
345pp, 24 plates, colour & b/w. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Faith in Time. the Life of Jimmy Scott, Ritz, David
16 Ritz, David Faith in Time. the Life of Jimmy Scott
Da Capo Press 2002 0306812290 / 9780306812293 Paperback New 
270pp, plates. A biography of American jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott (born 1925) , from being orphaned as a teenager and growing up with Kallman’s syndrome (which kept his voice unnaturally high) to touring with Lionel Hampton in the 40s, his work with Ray Charles, his decline into relative obscurity, and rediscovery in the 90s. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
Lenya. A Life., Spoto, Donald
17 Spoto, Donald Lenya. A Life.
Little Browm and Co 0316807257 / 9780316807258 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
371pp, 32 plates, selected discography. Remainder mark on bottom edge of pages. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
English Singer. The Life of Steuart Wilson, Stewart, Margaret (Lady Wilson)
18 Stewart, Margaret (Lady Wilson) English Singer. The Life of Steuart Wilson
Duckworth 1970 0715604686 / 9780715604687 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
320pp, frontis, 10 plates, music examples. Edges of boards shelf worn, dust jacket price clipped, previous owner's book plate. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
As I Live and Breather - A Singer's Story, Tattersall, Norman
19 Tattersall, Norman As I Live and Breather - A Singer's Story
Norwich William Elkin Music Services 2000 Paperback Very Good 
96pp, 16 plates. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Singer Beware: A Cautionary Story of the Singing Class, Tear, Robert
20 Tear, Robert Singer Beware: A Cautionary Story of the Singing Class
Hodder 1995 0340638109 / 9780340638101 First Edition Hardcover 
180pp, illustrations by Robert Organ. Ex library, withdrawn stamps, else very good in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
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