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Image for Full Circle. An Autobiographical Journal

Full Circle. An Autobiographical Journal

By: Baker, Janet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Julia Macrae: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10358

ISBN: 0862031079

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


270pp, plates. Inscription on title page, To Dorothy with greetings and good wishes, Janet Baker. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Performing World of the Singer

By: Blackwood, Alan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1981

Seller ID: 6489

ISBN: 0241105889

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


113pp, many illustrations. View more info

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Das Deutsche Lied: Geistlich Und Weltlich Bis Zum 18 Jahrhundert

By: Breslauer, Martin

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag: 1966

Seller ID: 5122

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


301pp, frontis, illustrations. A reprint of the 1908 edition. Previous owners inscription. View more info

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Singing from the Soul. An Autobiography

By: Carreras Jose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press: 1994

Seller ID: 10064

ISBN: 0285632302

Condition: Very Good+


280pp, illustrations, list of first performances, discography, videography. View more info

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Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song

By: Chernin, Kim & Stendhal, Renate

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Women's Press: 1998

Seller ID: 5798

ISBN: 0704346230

Condition: New


236pp, illustrations, discography. View more info

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Moreschi and the Voice of the Castrato

By: Clapton, Nicholas

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Haus Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 12030

ISBN: 1905791429

Condition: 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. View more info

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Voice and Verse. A Study in English Song.

By: Coles, H. C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1928

Seller ID: 12174

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


xii, 167pp. Boards very slightly warped and rubbed. View more info

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Aspects of British Song. A Miscellany of Essays.

By: Daubney, Brian Blyth

Price: £7.00

Publisher: British Music Society: 1992

Seller ID: 10569

ISBN: 1870536096

Condition: Very Good


Signed by contributor, Beryl Kington. Small stain on cover. View more info

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My First Forty Years

By: Domingo, Placido

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1984

Seller ID: 4400

ISBN: 0333370546

Condition: Near Fine


217pp, 42 plates, performance list, discography. View more info

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My First Forty Years

By: Domingo, Placido

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1983

Seller ID: 7820

ISBN: 0297782916

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


217pp, 42 plates, performance list, discography. View more info

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More Legendary Voices

By: Douglas, Nigel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1994

Seller ID: 10553

ISBN: 0233988890

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


xii, 327pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. An account of the lives and careers of fourteen of the 20th century's greatest singers, includes Callas, Chaliapin, Ferrier, Gigli, Jeritza, McCormack, Melchior, Muzio, Ruffo, Schumann, Supervia, & Tauber. View more info

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Legendary Voices

By: Douglas, Nigel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1997

Edition: 2nd paperback edition

Seller ID: 12259

ISBN: 0233988475

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 305pp, plates. Previous owner's name on half title page. An account of the lives and careers of some of the 20th century's greatest singers, includes Jussi Björling, Caruso, de Lucca, Flagstad, Gobi, Alexander Kipis, Lehmann, Alfred Piccaver, Pinza, Ponselle, Tito Schipa, Tetrazzini, Eva Turner, Fritz Wunderlich. View more info

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Tristanissimo The Authorized Biography of Heroic Tenor Lauritz Melchior

By: Emmons, Shirlee

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10509

ISBN: 0028730607

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


xvi, 462pp, 32 plates, list of roles, discography. Foreword by Birgit Nilsson. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Researching the Song

By: Emmons, Shirlee & Lewis, Wilbur Watkin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 10609

ISBN: 0195373103

Condition: New


528pp. Intended to help singers understand lyrics, this lexicon is devoted to the poets who wrote the texts and the literary, mythological and historical allusions contained in Western classical art song. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Sir Geraint Evans: a Knight At the Opera

By: Evans, Sir Geraint (with Goodwin, Noel)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1984

Seller ID: 3235

ISBN: 0718123220

Condition: 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. View more info

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Lenya the Legend - a Pictorial Autobiography

By: Farneth, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Overlook Press:

Seller ID: 8884

ISBN: 0879518251

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


254pp, 300+ photos. Reminiscences from her interviews, private conversations, letters, and other writings. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Fifield, Christopher

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10184

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


333pp, 8 plates. Inscription by the author. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Fifield, Christopher

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12378

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


333pp, 8 plates. View more info

Image for Kiri  A Biography of Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri A Biography of Kiri Te Kanawa

By: Fingleton, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7100

ISBN: 0002163659

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


192pp, 32 plates. View more info

Auf Den Spuren Der Schubert-Lieder Werden - Wesen - Wirkung. Mit 76 Abbildungen

By: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wiesbaden, Germany, F. A. Brockhaus: 1972

Seller ID: 9865

ISBN: 3765302481

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


371pp, illustrations. In German View more info