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D'Oyly Carte Centenary 1875-1975
1 D'Oyly Carte Centenary 1875-1975
D'Oyly Carte Opera Trust Trustees Paperback Very Good 
many illustrations, some in colour. Previous owners initials on title page. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Phaidon Book of the Opera
2 Phaidon Book of the Opera
Phaidon, 1979 2nd impression Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
512pp, many illustrations, some in colour. A Survey of 780 operas from 1597. A very heavy book, 2kg+, extra postage will be requested. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Royal Opera House. the Covent Garden Opera. Autographed Programme. Boris Godunov. Friday, 31st October, 1958
3 Royal Opera House. the Covent Garden Opera. Autographed Programme. Boris Godunov. Friday, 31st October, 1958
Paperback Very Good 
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik. Signed on the cover by Boris Christoff and Regina Resnik. Several newspaper clippings loosely inserted. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Théatre National De L'Opera
4 Théatre National De L'Opera
1911 Hardcover Very Good 
A bound collection of four opera programmes. Rigoletto & Coppelia, 3rd February, 1911; Samson et Dalila & Espana, 31st May, 1911; Romeo et Juliette, 14th June, 1911; Faust,18th March, 1911. Many illustrations, portraits of singers. Slight foxing on endpapers. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Dictionary of Opera and Operetta, Anderson, James
5 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 Flying Dutchman. A Guide to the Opera., Barker, Frank Granville
6 Barker, Frank Granville The Flying Dutchman. A Guide to the Opera.
Barrie & Jenkins 1979 0214206556 / 9780214206559 Hardcover 
159pp, illustrations, libretto translated by Charles Osborne. Ex library, usual stamps else very good in very good dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
A Preface to the Magic Flute, Batley, E.M.
7 Batley, E.M. A Preface to the Magic Flute
Dennis Dobson 1969 234772050 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
175pp, frontis, 8 plates. Previous owners signature. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Fidelio, Beethoven, Ludwig (edited Nicholas John )
8 Beethoven, Ludwig (edited Nicholas John ) Fidelio
1980 071453823X / 9780714538235 Paperback Very Good 
92pp, illustrations, thematic guide, music examples. Libretto in English and German. A little fading to the cover and bottom corner slightly bumped. ; English National Opera Guide 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Beethoven - Fidelio. Texte - Materialien - Kommentare, Mit Einem Essay Von Dietmar Holland, Beethoven, Ludwig van (Csampai, Attila and Holland, Dietmar)
9 Beethoven, Ludwig van (Csampai, Attila and Holland, Dietmar) Beethoven - Fidelio. Texte - Materialien - Kommentare, Mit Einem Essay Von Dietmar Holland
Rowohlt-Verlag, Berlin 1981 3499173948 / 9783499173943 Paperback Very Good 
219pp, illustrations. German text. Slight edge wear. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Richard Strauss: Arabella, Birkin, Kenneth
10 Birkin, Kenneth Richard Strauss: Arabella
Cambridge University Press 1989 0521335779 / 9780521335775 Paperback Very Good 
162pp, illustrations, music examples, discography. ; Cambridge Opera Handbooks 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Carmen: An Opera in Four Acts, Bizet, Georges
11 Bizet, Georges Carmen: An Opera in Four Acts
Pagoda Books 1987 067165294X / 9780671652944 Hardcover; Glazed Pictorial Boards Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Wendy Corbett 
100pp. Introduced by Jose Carreras. Published in association with The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. An illustrated version of the libretto in new translation by Mike Ashman. ; Oblong 4to 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Lorenzo De Ponte. the Adventures of Mozart's Librettist in the Old and New Worlds, Bolt, Rodney
12 Bolt, Rodney Lorenzo De Ponte. the Adventures of Mozart's Librettist in the Old and New Worlds
Bloomsbury Publishing 2007 0747585369 / 9780747585367 Paperback New 
448pp, 8 plates, colour and b/w. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Who Married Figaro? A Book of Opera Figures., Bourne, Joyce
13 Bourne, Joyce Who Married Figaro? A Book of Opera Figures.
Oxford University Press 2008 0199548196 / 9780199548194 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
354pp. Alphabetical entries profile more than 2,500 characters, alongside synopses of more than 200 operas, with many entries written by such celebrated figures from the world of opera as Placido Domingo, Bryn Terfel, Robert Tear and Dame Janet Baker. Thoroughly updated, the book includes an appendix of operas premiered since the first edition appeared in 1998. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
 
 
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Boursnell & Thubron
14 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
 
 
Opera Offstage: Passion and Politics Behind the Great Operas, Brener, Milton
15 Brener, Milton Opera Offstage: Passion and Politics Behind the Great Operas
Robson Books 1996 1861050259 / 9781861050250 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
240pp, illustrations. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
L'Opérette, Bruyr, Jose
16 Bruyr, Jose L'Opérette
Presses Universitaires De France 1974 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 
126pp. In French 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Mozart and His Operas, Cairns, David
17 Cairns, David Mozart and His Operas
Penguin Books 2007 0140296743 / 9780140296747 Paperback Very Good 
290pp, 16 plates, map. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David
18 Charlton, David Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique
Cambridge University Press 1986 052125129X / 9780521251297 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
383pp, frontis, 9 plates, music examples. This is the first book in English on Grétry who composed some thirty-four opéras-comiques, twenty-four of these are given a chapter each, with plot summary, critical discussion, summary of different versions and history of performance in Paris. The biographical chapters incorporate original material from his Memoires, not previously translated. A comprehensive survey of opéra-comique between 1768 and 1791. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
Haydn's Jews. Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage, Clark, Caryl
19 Clark, Caryl Haydn's Jews. Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage
Cambridge University Press 2009 0521455472 / 9780521455473 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
xviii, 244pp, illustratios, music examples. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
Tannhauser and the Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Described and Interpreted in Accordance with Wagner's Own Writings, Cleather, Alice Leighton & Crump, Basil
20 Cleather, Alice Leighton & Crump, Basil Tannhauser and the Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Described and Interpreted in Accordance with Wagner's Own Writings
Methuen 1912 First Edition Hardcover; Green Backed Paper Covered Boards Very Good 
161pp, frontis (woodcut of Hans Sachs) 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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from our catalogue HISTORY OF MUSIC
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique, Charlton, David
Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique
Charlton, David
35.00 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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