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Image for D'Oyly Carte Centenary 1875-1975

D'Oyly Carte Centenary 1875-1975

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: D'Oyly Carte Opera Trust Trustees:

Seller ID: 5138

Condition: Very Good


many illustrations, some in colour. Previous owners initials on title page. View more info

Image for Royal Opera House. the Covent Garden Opera. Autographed Programme. Boris Godunov. Friday, 31st October, 1958

Royal Opera House. the Covent Garden Opera. Autographed Programme. Boris Godunov. Friday, 31st October, 1958

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Seller ID: 10901

Condition: Very Good


Conducted by Rafael Kubelik. Signed on the cover by Boris Christoff and Regina Resnik. Several newspaper clippings loosely inserted. View more info

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Phaidon Book of the Opera

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Phaidon,: 1979

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 3626

Condition: 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. View more info

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Dictionary of Opera and Operetta

By: Anderson, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Columbia Marketing,: 1994

Seller ID: 3859

ISBN: 1859800041

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Flying Dutchman. A Guide to the Opera.

By: Barker, Frank Granville

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins: 1979

Seller ID: 7617

ISBN: 0214206556


159pp, illustrations, libretto translated by Charles Osborne. Ex library, usual stamps else very good in very good dust jacket. View more info

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A Preface to the Magic Flute

By: Batley, E.M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dennis Dobson: 1969

Seller ID: 3698

ISBN: 234772050

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


175pp, frontis, 8 plates. Previous owners signature. View more info

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Fidelio

By: Beethoven, Ludwig (edited Nicholas John )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1980

Seller ID: 11612

ISBN: 071453823X

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Beethoven - Fidelio. Texte - Materialien - Kommentare, Mit Einem Essay Von Dietmar Holland

Beethoven - Fidelio. Texte - Materialien - Kommentare, Mit Einem Essay Von Dietmar Holland

By: Beethoven, Ludwig van (Csampai, Attila and Holland, Dietmar)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rowohlt-Verlag, Berlin: 1981

Seller ID: 11611

ISBN: 3499173948

Condition: Very Good


219pp, illustrations. German text. Slight edge wear. View more info

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Richard Strauss: Arabella

By: Birkin, Kenneth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 10804

ISBN: 0521335779

Condition: Very Good


162pp, illustrations, music examples, discography. ; Cambridge Opera Handbooks View more info

Image for Carmen: An Opera in Four Acts

Carmen: An Opera in Four Acts

By: Bizet, Georges

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pagoda Books: 1987

Seller ID: 5455

ISBN: 067165294X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 View more info

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Lorenzo De Ponte. the Adventures of Mozart's Librettist in the Old and New Worlds

By: Bolt, Rodney

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9774

ISBN: 0747585369

Condition: New


448pp, 8 plates, colour and b/w. View more info

Image for Who Married Figaro? A Book of Opera Figures.

Who Married Figaro? A Book of Opera Figures.

By: Bourne, Joyce

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 11135

ISBN: 0199548196

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

By: Boursnell & Thubron

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B. C. A.: 1982

Seller ID: 3361

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


256pp, many illustrations, some in colour. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside uk. View more info

Image for Opera Offstage: Passion and Politics Behind the Great Operas

Opera Offstage: Passion and Politics Behind the Great Operas

By: Brener, Milton

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1996

Seller ID: 7364

ISBN: 1861050259

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


240pp, illustrations. View more info

Shakespearean Music in the Plays and Early Operas

By: Bridge, Sir Frederick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 1923

Seller ID: 5114


xiii, 93pp, frontis, 16 illustrations, musical appendix. ex library rebound front endpaper removed; some slight wear to boards. good clean copy. View more info

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L'Opérette

By: Bruyr, Jose

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Presses Universitaires De France: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5319

Condition: Very Good


126pp. In French View more info

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Mozart and His Operas

By: Cairns, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Seller ID: 10496

ISBN: 0140296743

Condition: Very Good


290pp, 16 plates, map. View more info

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Gretry & the Growth of Opera-Comique

By: Charlton, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 11975

ISBN: 052125129X

Condition: 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. View more info

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Haydn's Jews. Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage

By: Clark, Caryl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12189

ISBN: 0521455472

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xviii, 244pp, illustratios, music examples. View more info

Image for Tannhauser and the Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Described and Interpreted in Accordance with Wagner's Own Writings

Tannhauser and the Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Described and Interpreted in Accordance with Wagner's Own Writings

By: Cleather, Alice Leighton & Crump, Basil

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7465

Condition: Very Good


161pp, frontis (woodcut of Hans Sachs) View more info