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Folies De Paris. The Rise and Fall of French Operetta., Harding, James
41 Harding, James Folies De Paris. The Rise and Fall of French Operetta.
Chappell 1979 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
183pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff, Hepokoski, James A.
42 Hepokoski, James A. Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Cambridge University Press 1983 0521280168 / 9780521280167 Paperback Very Good 
x, 181pp, text figures, music examples. ; Cambridge Opera Handbooks 
Price: 11.00 GBP
 
 
Glyndebourne: A Celebration, Higgins John
43 Higgins John Glyndebourne: A Celebration
Jonathan Cape, 1984 0224019058 / 9780224019057 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
172pp, 12pp colour plates, 12pp b/w plates. A history of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera on its 50th anniversary. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
The Making of an Opera. Don Giovanni At Glyndebourne, Higgins John
44 Higgins John The Making of an Opera. Don Giovanni At Glyndebourne
Secker & Warburg 1978 43619595X Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
272pp, many illustrations. Peter Hall's production in 1977. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Famous Puccini Operas: an Analytical Guide for the Opera-Goer and Armchair Listener, Hughes, Spike
45 Hughes, Spike Famous Puccini Operas: an Analytical Guide for the Opera-Goer and Armchair Listener
Robert Hale 1959 Hardcover 
272pp, 245 musical illustrations. Ex library, front endpaper removed, good reading copy in good dust jacket 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Glyndebourne. a History of the Festival Opera Founded in 1934 by Audrey and John Christie., Hughes, Spike
46 Hughes, Spike Glyndebourne. a History of the Festival Opera Founded in 1934 by Audrey and John Christie.
Methuen 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
307pp, illustrations, colour & b/w, operas & casts 1934-64. Previous owners inscription. Dust jacket slightly chipped and price clipped. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Verdi The Man & His Music, Hume Paul:
47 Hume Paul: Verdi The Man & His Music
Hutchinson 1978 0091323908 / 9780091323905 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
182pp, 135 illustrations, some in colour. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Mozart's Operas. A Companion, Hunter, Mary
48 Hunter, Mary Mozart's Operas. A Companion
Yale University Press 2008 0300118333 / 9780300118339 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
viii, 268pp, plates. This guide to Mozartís operas encompasses the full range of his most popular works as well as lesser known works like Mitridate and Il re Pastore. The Companion includes a synopsis and commentary on each work, as well as background information on the three main genres in which Mozart wrote: opera seria, opera buffa, and Singspiel. The book also places modern productions of the operas in historical context and explores how modern directors, producers, and conductors present Mozartís works today. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
 
 
The Age of Jean De Reszke. Forty Years of Opera 1874-1914, Hurst, P. G.
49 Hurst, P. G. The Age of Jean De Reszke. Forty Years of Opera 1874-1914
Christopher Johnson 1958 Hardcover Very Good 
256pp, frontis, 19 plates. Previous owner's book plate. Dust jacket worn with some loss in protective cover. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Never Mind the Moon   My Time at the Royal Opera House, Isaacs, Jeremy
50 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
 
 
Wagner and the Romantic Disaster, James, Burnett
51 James, Burnett Wagner and the Romantic Disaster
Tunbridge Wells Midas Books 1983 0859361063 / 9780859361064 Hardcover 
202pp. Ex library, plate on front endpaper, unobtrusive stamps, else very good in very good dust jacket 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Alban Berg: Wozzeck, Jarman, Douglas
52 Jarman, Douglas Alban Berg: Wozzeck
Cambridge University Press 1990 0521284813 / 9780521284813 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 
ix, 181pp, Illustrations, music examples. ; Cambridge Opera Handbooks 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Glyndebourne an Operatic Miracle, Jolliffe, John
53 Jolliffe, John Glyndebourne an Operatic Miracle
John Murray 1999 0719555787 / 9780719555787 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
284pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w, Complete list of works 1934-1996, Historic & firsy performances. Ticket prices 1934-1998. Tells the full story of Glyndebourne to the present day. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Finding an Ending. Reflections on Wagner's Ring, Kitcher, Philip & Schacht, Richard
54 Kitcher, Philip & Schacht, Richard Finding an Ending. Reflections on Wagner's Ring
Oxford University Press 2005 0195183606 / 9780195183603 Paperback New 
256pp. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
The Golden Age of Opera, Klein Herman
55 Klein Herman The Golden Age of Opera
George Routledge 1933 Hardcover with no dust jacket 
Xxvi, 275pp, 12 plates. Boards a little worn and stained, internally very good. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The Magic of Opera, Knapp, J Merrill
56 Knapp, J Merrill The Magic of Opera
Robert Hale 1975 070915254X / 9780709152545 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
x, 371pp, illustrations, music examples. A survey of the world of opera, highlighting trends and outstanding figures. Brief plot summaries and analysis in considerable detail. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Kobbe's Illustrated Opera Book Thirty-Two of the World's Best-Loved Operas, Kobbe - (edited by The Earl Of Harewood)
57 Kobbe - (edited by The Earl Of Harewood) Kobbe's Illustrated Opera Book Thirty-Two of the World's Best-Loved Operas
Bodley Head 1991 0370316843 / 9780370316840 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
205pp, illustrations in colour & b/w. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Opera and Modern Culture. Wagner and Strauss, Kramer, Lawrence
58 Kramer, Lawrence Opera and Modern Culture. Wagner and Strauss
University of California 2004 0520241738 / 9780520241732 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
258pp, illustrations, music examples. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
Backstage at the Opera, Lenton, Sarah
59 Lenton, Sarah Backstage at the Opera
Robson Books 1998 1861051557 / 9781861051554 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
211pp, 8 plates, cartoon illustrations by the author. Slight creasing to top edge of dust jacket. A fascinating glimpse of life on the other side of the curtain. Every step in the development of a new production of Handel's Xerxes at the English National Opera - from casting and initial set designs, to the making of costumes and props, through to the dress rehearsal and opening night. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Moniuszko: Father of Polish Opera, MacIejewski, B. M.
60 MacIejewski, B. M. Moniuszko: Father of Polish Opera
Allegro Press 1979 0950561959 / 9780950561950 Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
154pp, frontis, 18 plates, list of works. Signed by the author, with a foreword by Sir Lennox Berkeley Very slight bump to top corner and cover edge. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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MUSIC FESTIVALS
Glyndebourne: A Celebration, Higgins John
Glyndebourne: A Celebration
Higgins John
6.00 GBP


Glyndebourne an Operatic Miracle, Jolliffe, John
Glyndebourne an Operatic Miracle
Jolliffe, John
5.00 GBP


Glyndebourne. a History of the Festival Opera Founded in 1934 by Audrey and John Christie., Hughes, Spike
Glyndebourne. a History of the Festival Opera Founded in 1934 by Audrey and John Christie.
Hughes, Spike
5.00 GBP


Tom Walsh's Opera. The History of the Wexford Festival,1951 - 2004, Daly, Karina
Tom Walsh's Opera. The History of the Wexford Festival,1951 - 2004
Daly, Karina
15.00 GBP


 
 
New Arrivals
Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten, Richardson, John
Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten
Richardson, John
11.50 GBP


Phaidon Book of the Opera
Phaidon Book of the Opera
12.00 GBP


The Covent Garden Album: 250 Years of Theatre, Opera and Ballet, Drogheda, Davison & Wheatcroft
The Covent Garden Album: 250 Years of Theatre, Opera and Ballet
Drogheda, Davison & Wheatcroft
5.00 GBP


Wagner's Ring and its Symbols: The Music and the Myth, Donington, Robert
Wagner's Ring and its Symbols: The Music and the Myth
Donington, Robert
9.00 GBP


Tom Walsh's Opera. The History of the Wexford Festival,1951 - 2004, Daly, Karina
Tom Walsh's Opera. The History of the Wexford Festival,1951 - 2004
Daly, Karina
15.00 GBP


Divas and Scholars - Performing Italian Opera, Gossett, Philip
Divas and Scholars - Performing Italian Opera
Gossett, Philip
18.00 GBP


 
 


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