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The Encyclopedia of Opera, Orrey, Leslie
141 Orrey, Leslie The Encyclopedia of Opera
Pitman 1976 0273002376 / 9780273002376 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
376pp, 200+ b/w photographs, 24 colour plates. 700+ operas with dates of premieres & outstanding revivals for all works in the present international repertory - biographical notes on composers, librettists, singers, conductors, designers, producers, writers. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
142 Osborne, Charles The Complete Operas of Mozart: A Critical Guide
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1978 0575022213 / 9780575022218 Hardcover Very Good 
349pp, frontis, 14 plates. Spine a little faded, no dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Complete Operas of Puccini, Osborne, Charles
143 Osborne, Charles The Complete Operas of Puccini
Victor Gollancz 1981 0575030135 / 9780575030138 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
279pp, 8 platesm, music examples. A critical guide to the 12 operas. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
 
 
The Complete Operas of Strauss: A Critical Guide, Osborne, Charles
144 Osborne, Charles The Complete Operas of Strauss: A Critical Guide
Victor Gollancz 1992 0575053798 / 9780575053793 Paperback 
251pp, a few music examples. Ex library, minimal stamps, marks from sellotape and number on base of spine. Good clean copy 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Verdi  A Life in the Theatre, Osborne, Charles
145 Osborne, Charles Verdi A Life in the Theatre
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 0297791176 / 9780297791171 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
viii, 360pp, 16 plates, list of works. Dust jacket price clipped. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Tim Page on Music: Views and Reviews, Page, Tim
146 Page, Tim Tim Page on Music: Views and Reviews
Portland, OR Amadeus Press 2002 157467076X / 9781574670769 Hardcover; Blue Cloth New in Fine dust jacket 
364pp. 'This collection includes both short pieces and longer articles, some about musicians whom Page knew well and including Glenn Gould and Otto Luening and Vladimir Horowitz. There are close-up glimpses at Midori, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Dawn Upshaw, and Bobby McFerrin, as well as Frank Sinatra and Captain Beefheart. He talks about opera and Grand Prix racing with Plácido Domingo, draws out Robert Shaw in the great choral conductor’s last long interview, shares his passions for certain avant-garde rock composers, and stays by the side of a courageous young composer and pianist determined to play his last concert as he is dying of AIDS' 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Great Singers: from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day, Pahlen, Kurt
147 Pahlen, Kurt Great Singers: from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day
W. H. Allen 1973 0491013612 / 9780491013611 2nd printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
266pp, 16 plates. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Opera Hat of Sir Hamilton Harty, Patton, Marcus
148 Patton, Marcus The Opera Hat of Sir Hamilton Harty
Grand Piano Press 2003 095458130X / 9780954581305 Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
x, 192pp, illustrations, colour & b/w, by the author. Slight crease to corner of cover. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Opera, Petchey, Richard (editor)
149 Petchey, Richard (editor) Opera
Aston Tirrold, Oxfordshire Oxford Music Associates Ltd 1984 Paperback Near Fine 
31pp. Pieces from favourite operas, by composers like Wagner, Puccini and Offenbach. ; The Classical Keyboard Collection; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Maria Callas. A Record Obsession, Pettitt, John
150 Pettitt, John Maria Callas. A Record Obsession
Ilkley, Yorkshire Odda Press 2001 0953900606 / 9780953900602 Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
214pp, illustrations. Signed To Jean with love from John. Viva Maria. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance, Poriss, Hilary
151 Poriss, Hilary Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance
Oxford University Press 2009 019538671X / 9780195386714 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
236pp, 6 b/w halftones, 18 line illustrations. Fully explores the practice of aria insertion during the 19th century. It uncovers many examples of prima donnas singing their own aria choices and provides new insight into personalities and talents of many individual singers. The last chapter focuses on a short story published in 1849, forgotten until now. New copy; AMS Studies in Music 
Price: 24.00 GBP
 
 
The Impresario's Ten Commandments. Continental Recruitment for Italian Opera in London, 1763-64, Price, Curtis & Judith Milhous & Robert D. Hume
152 Price, Curtis & Judith Milhous & Robert D. Hume The Impresario's Ten Commandments. Continental Recruitment for Italian Opera in London, 1763-64
Royal Musical Association 1992 0947854053 / 9780947854058 Hardcover Near Fine 
viii, 94pp, plates. ; Royal Musical Association Monographs 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Montserrat Caballe   Casta Diva, Pullen, Robert & Taylor, Stephen
153 Pullen, Robert & Taylor, Stephen Montserrat Caballe Casta Diva
Victor Gollancz 1994 0575052392 / 9780575052390 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
464pp, 16 plates, critical discography. A biography of one of the few truly great operatic sopranos to have appeared since the war. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Dido and Aeneas in Full Score, Purcell, Henry
154 Purcell, Henry Dido and Aeneas in Full Score
Dover 0486287467 / 9780486287461 Paperback New 
112pp. Edited by William H. Cummings. Unabridged, corrected Dover (1995) republication of an authoritative English edition, [1915]. Characters, instrumentation, contents. ; Sheet Music 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Mozart on the Stage, Rice, John A.
155 Rice, John A. Mozart on the Stage
Cambridge University Press 2009 0521016614 / 9780521016612 Paperback New 
294pp, 44 b/w illustrations, 11 music examples. Follows the process of Mozart's operas from concept to stage and includes illustrative images of the theatres for which Mozart wrote his operas; Composers on the Stage 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten, Richardson, John
156 Richardson, John Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten
New England Wesleyan University Press 1999 0819563420 / 9780819563422 Paperback New 
294pp, illustrations, music examples. This in-depth study examines both Glass's work and its sources. Focusing on the third opera of the trilogy, Richardson looks at the composer's compositional techniques, detailed readings of the work itself, and the effect of collaboration in the actual production. Previously unpublished interviews with Glass, photographs from the production, and musical notation. 
Price: 11.50 GBP
 
 
Victoria De Los Angeles, Roberts, Peter
157 Roberts, Peter Victoria De Los Angeles
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1982 0297780999 / 9780297780991 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
184pp, 32 plates, discography. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Opera, Sex, and Other Vital Matters., Robinson, Paul
158 Robinson, Paul Opera, Sex, and Other Vital Matters.
University of Chicago Press 2002 0226721833 / 9780226721835 Paperback Very Good+ 
xviii, 332pp. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
What Does Richard Wagner Relate Concerning the Origin of His Musical Composition of the Ring of the Nibelungs?  compiled from epistolary utterances of the master., Rockl, S.
159 Rockl, S. What Does Richard Wagner Relate Concerning the Origin of His Musical Composition of the Ring of the Nibelungs? compiled from epistolary utterances of the master.
Breitkopf & Hartel 1908 Paperback Very Good- 
27pp 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Richard Strauss Stage Works, Roth Ernst:
160 Roth Ernst: Richard Strauss Stage Works
Boosey & Hawkes 1954 Card Covers Very Good 
62pp, many illustrations (including facsimiles) documents of the first performances. German, English & French parallel text corners slightly bumped else very good 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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