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Image for Glyndebourne: A Celebration

Glyndebourne: A Celebration

By: Higgins John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape,: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3069

ISBN: 0224019058

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Making of an Opera. Don Giovanni At Glyndebourne

By: Higgins John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1978

Seller ID: 3405

ISBN: 43619595X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


272pp, many illustrations. Peter Hall's production in 1977. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Famous Puccini Operas: an Analytical Guide for the Opera-Goer and Armchair Listener

By: Hughes, Spike

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1959

Seller ID: 7316


272pp, 245 musical illustrations. Ex library, front endpaper removed, good reading copy in good dust jacket View more info

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Verdi The Man & His Music

By: Hume Paul:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1978

Seller ID: 285

ISBN: 0091323908

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


182pp, 135 illustrations, some in colour. View more info

Image for The Age of Jean De Reszke. Forty Years of Opera 1874-1914

The Age of Jean De Reszke. Forty Years of Opera 1874-1914

By: Hurst, P. G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson: 1958

Seller ID: 10394

Condition: Very Good


256pp, frontis, 19 plates. Previous owner's book plate. Dust jacket worn with some loss in protective cover. View more info

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Never Mind the Moon My Time at the Royal Opera House

By: Isaacs, Jeremy

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 1999

Seller ID: 12694

ISBN: 0593043553

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


356pp, plates, colour & b/w, line drawings. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Alban Berg: Wozzeck

By: Jarman, Douglas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10805

ISBN: 0521284813

Condition: Near Fine


ix, 181pp, Illustrations, music examples. ; Cambridge Opera Handbooks View more info

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Finding an Ending. Reflections on Wagner's Ring

By: Kitcher, Philip & Schacht, Richard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 12291

ISBN: 0195183606

Condition: New


256pp. View more info

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The Golden Age of Opera

By: Klein Herman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Routledge: 1933

Seller ID: 12690

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xxvi, 275pp, 12 plates. Boards a little worn and stained, internally very good. View more info

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The Magic of Opera

By: Knapp, J Merrill

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1975

Seller ID: 4423

ISBN: 070915254X

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Kobbe's Illustrated Opera Book Thirty-Two of the World's Best-Loved Operas

Kobbe's Illustrated Opera Book Thirty-Two of the World's Best-Loved Operas

By: Kobbe - (edited by The Earl Of Harewood)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1991

Seller ID: 9508

ISBN: 0370316843

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


205pp, illustrations in colour & b/w. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Opera and Modern Culture. Wagner and Strauss

By: Kramer, Lawrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University of California: 2004

Seller ID: 9834

ISBN: 0520241738

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


258pp, illustrations, music examples. View more info

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Backstage at the Opera

By: Lenton, Sarah

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1998

Seller ID: 10773

ISBN: 1861051557

Condition: 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. View more info

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Moniuszko: Father of Polish Opera

By: MacIejewski, B. M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Allegro Press: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6148

ISBN: 0950561959

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Image for The Wagner Companion:  With a musical appreciation and an essay on the Bayreuth Festival Centenary Celebrations by Barry Millington

The Wagner Companion: With a musical appreciation and an essay on the Bayreuth Festival Centenary Celebrations by Barry Millington

By: Mander, Raymond & Mitchenson, Joe

Price: £8.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1977

Seller ID: 8303

ISBN: 0491018568

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


246pp, 32 plates. Previous owners book plate. Very slight wear to top edge of dust jacket. View more info

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The Wagner Companion

By: Mander, Raymond & Mitchenson, Joe

Price: £6.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1987

Seller ID: 8304

ISBN: 0863791522

Condition: Near Fine


246pp View more info

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A Companion to the Opera

By: May, Robin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1977

Seller ID: 8318

ISBN: 388254439X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


364pp, 16 plates. Previous owner's book plate on front paste-down. View more info

Image for Analyzing Wagner's Operas: Alfred Lorenz and German Nationalist Ideology

Analyzing Wagner's Operas: Alfred Lorenz and German Nationalist Ideology

By: McClatchie, Stephen

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Rochester University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 11893

ISBN: 1580460232

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xiii, 262pp, music examples, text figures. New copy; Eastman Studies in Music View more info

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Wagner and His Operas

By: Millington, Barry

Price: £9.00

Publisher: 2006

Seller ID: 9770

ISBN: 0195305884

Condition: New


208pp, 55 halftones, music examples. ; The New Grove Guide View more info

Image for Don Carlos and Company: The True Stories Behind Eight Well-Loved Operas

Don Carlos and Company: The True Stories Behind Eight Well-Loved Operas

By: Morgan, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 6967

ISBN: 0192880098

Condition: Fine


264pp, 8 plates. The eight operas covered are: Simon Boccanegra, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Don Carlos, Lucia di Lammermoor, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Traviata and La Boheme. View more info