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The Redeemer Reborn. Parsifal As the Fifth Opera of Wagner's Ring, Schofield, Paul
161 Schofield, Paul The Redeemer Reborn. Parsifal As the Fifth Opera of Wagner's Ring
Amadeus Press 2007 1574671618 / 9781574671612 First Edition Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
324pp. Shows how Parsifal is in fact actually the fifth opera of the Ring. Schofield explains in detail how these five musical dramas portray a single, unbroken story which begins at the start of Das Rheingold when Wotan breaks a branch from the World Ash-tree and Alberich steals the gold of the Rhine, thus separating Spear and Grail, and ends with the reunion of the Spear and Grail in the temple of Monsalvat at the end of Parsifal. Schofield explains how and why the four main characters of the Ring are reborn in the opera Parsifal, needing to complete in Parsifal the spiritual journey begun in the Ring. He also shows how the redemption that is not attained in the process of the Ring is finally realized in the events of Parsifal. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions, Smith, Catherine Parsons
162 Smith, Catherine Parsons William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions
Berkeley, California University of California Press 2000 0520215435 / 9780520215436 Paperback New 
368 pages, illustrations, music examples. With essays by Gayle Murchison and Willard Gatewood and contemporary sources from the 1930s. During the 1930s and 1940s William Grant Still worked as an arranger for early radio, on Broadway, and in Hollywood; major symphony orchestras performed his concert works; and an opera, written in collaboration with Langston Hughes, was produced by the New York City Opera. This text examines his place in America's musical heritage. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Placido Domingo's Tales from the Opera, Snowman, Daniel
163 Snowman, Daniel Placido Domingo's Tales from the Opera
BBC 1994 0563370459 / 9780563370451 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
vi, 186pp, 14 colour & 2 b&w plates. Considers Domingo's vocal qualities & musicianship, acting ability & motivation. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Maria Beyond the Callas Legend, Stassinopoulos Arianna:
164 Stassinopoulos Arianna: Maria Beyond the Callas Legend
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1980 0297775448 / 9780297775447 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xii, 329pp, 24 plates 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
German Opera Libretti, Steakley, James
165 Steakley, James German Opera Libretti
Continuum 1995 0826407390 / 9780826407399 Paperback New 
The complete libretti of five outstanding German operas: The Magic Flute (Mozart) ; Fidelio (Beethoven) ; Parsifal (Wagner) ; The Rose Cavalier (Strauss) ; and Moses and Aaron (Schoenberg). With a brief survey of German opera and libretti by Jost Hermand. ; The German Library series 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Life of Rossini, Stendhal
166 Stendhal Life of Rossini
John Calder 1985 071450632X / 9780714506326 Paperback Near Fine 
Translated by Richard N. Coe xxiv, 566pp, frontis. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Emperors of Song: Three Great Impresarios, Stockdale, Freddie
167 Stockdale, Freddie Emperors of Song: Three Great Impresarios
John Murray 1998 071955702X / 9780719557026 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
x, 214pp, 16 plates. 'Colonel' James Mapleson, Oscar Hammerstein & John Christie were the greatest of the impresarios who sought to sell opera to the public. Acting alone, risking their money and producing on a grand scale, they were the giants of Opera's Golden Age. Covers the years 1860-1939. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Figaro Here, Figaro There Pavilion Opera: An Impresario's Diary, Stockdale, Freddie
168 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
 
 
Daphne. Bukolische Tragödie in Einem Aufzug Von Joseph Gregor. Op. 82., Strauss, Richard
169 Strauss, Richard Daphne. Bukolische Tragödie in Einem Aufzug Von Joseph Gregor. Op. 82.
Schott N.D. 3795778859 / 9783795778859 Paperback Very Good 
Libretto in German. 48pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Intermezzo; Eine Bürgerliche Komödie Mit Sinfonischen Zwischenspielen in Zwei Aufzügen, Strauss, Richard
170 Strauss, Richard Intermezzo; Eine Bürgerliche Komödie Mit Sinfonischen Zwischenspielen in Zwei Aufzügen
Fürstner 1952 Paperback Good+ 
96pp. Libretto in German. Back cover removed, no loss to text. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss, Richard - Burgess, Anthony - Libretto by Hugo Von Hofmannsthal
171 Strauss, Richard - Burgess, Anthony - Libretto by Hugo Von Hofmannsthal Der Rosenkavalier
Michael Joseph 1983 0718122100 / 9780718122102 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
196pp, plates, colour & b/w, libretto, discography. ; Metropolitan Opera Classics Library 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Faber Book of Opera, Sutcliffe, Tom
172 Sutcliffe, Tom The Faber Book of Opera
Faber & Faber 2000 0571195954 / 9780571195954 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
xix, 402pp, frontis. Covers the written record of opera in theory, in practice, in review and in fiction. Small piece of tape secures dust jacket to front and back paste-down. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Konzert C-Dur Für Violine und Orchester. Ausgabe Für Violine und Klavier. (Concerto in C Major for Violin and Orchestra (Ouverture to the Opera "The Modern Lover Damon"), Telemann G. P.
173 Telemann G. P. Konzert C-Dur Für Violine und Orchester. Ausgabe Für Violine und Klavier. (Concerto in C Major for Violin and Orchestra (Ouverture to the Opera "The Modern Lover Damon")
Universal Edition 1990 Paperback Near Fine 
UE 17587. Edition for Violin & Piano. Editor Istvan Nagy. Score & part; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Early Music Vol 10 No 2 April 1982, Thomson, J. M.
174 Thomson, J. M. Early Music Vol 10 No 2 April 1982
Oxford University Press Paperback Very Good 
Many illustrations, music examples. Contents include: Orlandus Lassus (1532–1594) and the Munich Kapelle; Basses and basse continue in the orchestra of the Paris Opéra 1700-1764; A Songe of fortie parts, made by Mr. Tallys; Professional recorder playing in England 1500–1740 II: 1640–1740; German musicians and their instruments A 14th-century account by Konrad of Megenberg; How to get the best from direct-blown double reeds; Autographs of Alfonso Ferrabosco I-III. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
L'Opera. 1. D'Orfeo a Tristan, Tranchefort, Francois-Rene
175 Tranchefort, Francois-Rene L'Opera. 1. D'Orfeo a Tristan
Editions Du Seuil 1978 202005020X / 9782020050203 Paperback Good+ 
319pp. Slight repaired damage to the spine. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
The Opera Gazetteer, Turnbull, Robert
176 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
 
 
Aida, Verdi, Giuseppe
177 Verdi, Giuseppe Aida
Dover Publications 1962 Paperback Very Good 
Translated by Elle Bleiler. Full libretto, modern English translation, plot & action summary: background information, sources, performance history: biography of composer & librettist; musical themes, 76 illustrations. ; Opera Guide and Libretto Series 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Simon Boccanegra, Verdi, Giuseppe
178 Verdi, Giuseppe Simon Boccanegra
John Calder 1985 0714540641 / 9780714540641 Paperback Fine 
96pp, illustrations, libretto in English and Italian, discography. ; Opera Guides 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
La Traviata, Verdi, Giuseppe; Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave; Story Adaptation by Mary McCarthy; Introduction by Gary Schmidgall
179 Verdi, Giuseppe; Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave; Story Adaptation by Mary McCarthy; Introduction by Gary Schmidgall La Traviata
Boston Little Browm and Co 1983 0316568430 / 9780316568432 Paperback Very Good 
202pp, illustrations, colour and b/w. ; Metropolitan Opera Classics Library 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Rienzi. Programme for Bayerische Staatsoper Nationaltheater, Munchen., Wagner, Richard
180 Wagner, Richard Rienzi. Programme for Bayerische Staatsoper Nationaltheater, Munchen.
1983 Paperback Very Good 
175pp, illustrations, facsimiles. Programme with cast list for performance 24th July 1984. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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