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Recital

By: Gerhardt, Elena

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7603

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


183pp, frontis, plates, discography. Preface by Dame Myra Hess. View more info

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My Life

By: Gobbi, Tito

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Jane's: 1979

Seller ID: 12055

ISBN: 0354043684

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


217pp, 28 plates, illustrations on endpapers, discography. Born in 1913, he was the leading baritone of his era. View more info

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My Life

By: Gobbi, Tito

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Jane's: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12253

ISBN: 0354043684

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


217pp, 28 plates, illustrations on endpapers, discography. Born in 1913, he was the leading baritone of his era. Signed by Tito Gobbi on the title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Chaliapin

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macdonald: 1968

Seller ID: 3841

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


320pp, 32 plates, repertoire lists. Slightly chipped dust jacket in removable protective cover. The life of Feodor Chaliapin, the great Russian bass, told by his friend novelist & dramatist Maxim Gorky. With supplementary correspondence and notes, translated from the Russian, compiled and edted by Nina Froud & James Hanley View more info

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Caruso: An Illustrated Life

By: Greenfeld, Howard S

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1991

Seller ID: 4940

ISBN: 1855850222

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


192pp, many illustrations, chronology. In removable protective cover. View more info

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Makers of Music: The Story of Singers and Instrumentalists

By: Grew, Sydney

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. T. Foulis: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4932


365pp Tipped-in colour frontis and 14 tipped-in b/w plates. Worn boards, else good copy in chipped dust jacket with slight loss. View more info

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Makers Of Music: The Story of Singers and Instrumentalists

By: Grew, Sydney

Price: £5.00

Publisher: G. T. Foulis: N.D.

Seller ID: 6501


365pp colour frontis and 14 b/w plates. Front endpaper removed, else very good copy in chipped dust jacket with slight loss. View more info

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Alfred Deller: A Singularity of Voice

By: Hardwick, Michael & Mollie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Proteus: 1980

Seller ID: 7883

ISBN: 0906071631

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


197pp, 8 plates, discography. Spine of dust jacket faded. View more info

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German Secular Song-Books of the Mid-Seventeenth Century. An Examination of the Texts in Collections of Songs Published in the German-Language Area between 1624 and 1660

By: Harper, Anthony J.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate: 2003

Seller ID: 9486

ISBN: 0754606422

Condition: New


354pp. A study of the songs of the two great models of the time, Martin Opitz and Paul Fleming, followed by an analysis of the song-books and collections from three regions: the North-East, Central Germany, and the North. The texts of these songs are examined in relation to structural principles, thematic range and stylistic treatment. View more info

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Peter Pears: a Biography

By: Headington, Christopher

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1993

Seller ID: 5939

ISBN: 0571170722

Condition: Very Good


351pp, 8 plates. Vertical crease marks on spine. View more info

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My Golden Age of Singing

By: Hempel, Frieda

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Amadeus Press: ©1998

Seller ID: 11527

ISBN: 1574670360

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


450pp, list of repertoire & recordings. A heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. 'Frieda Hempel was among the brightest stars of opera’s golden age, and one of the first singers whose entire career could be documented by recordings. These captured a coloratura voice of great lyric beauty which Hempel used with remarkable intelligence in opera and on the concert stage. She created the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier in both Berlin and New York, where she debuted with Caruso in 1912, and her performances of Mozart and Verdi remain touchstones. View more info

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Melba: A Biography

By: Hetherington, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1973

Seller ID: 3568

ISBN: 0571102867

Condition: Very Good


312pp. An engrossing account of the colourful life of the greatest soprano of her time and probably of all time. View more info

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Romantic Lieder and the Search for Lost Paradise

By: Hirsch, Marjorie W.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12191

ISBN: 0521845335

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xii, 308pp, music examples, tables, text figures. View more info

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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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Caruso

By: Jackson, Stanley

Price: £6.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1972

Seller ID: 10195

ISBN: 0491009925

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


302pp, frontis, 16 plates. Small repaired tear to price clipped dust jacket, previous owner's inscription. View more info

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Callas - Portrait of a Prima Donna

By: Jellinek, George

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dover: 1986

Seller ID: 8558

ISBN: 0486250474

Condition: Very Good


416pp, 64 illustrations, repertoire list. First published in 1960, this edition provides a new preface and epilogue covering the period 1960 to the star's death in 1977. Bottom edge slightly dust stained. View more info

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Notes from a Low Singer

By: Langdon, Michael (with Richard Fawkes )

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Julia Macrae: 1982

Seller ID: 9881

ISBN: 0862031060

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


205pp, 12 plates. View more info

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Eighteen Song Cycles: Studies in their Interpretation. With a foreword by Neville Cardus

By: Lehmann, Lotte

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1971

Seller ID: 12679

ISBN: 0304938424

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xiii, 185pp. Eighteen song cycles ranging from Beethoven to Richard Strauss and including five cycles by Berlioz, Debussy and Ravel. View more info

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Slobodskaya A Biography of Oda Slobodskaya

By: Leonard, Maurice

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10568

ISBN: 057502622

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


142pp, 8 plates, discography. One of the great sopranos of the twentieth century. Previous owner's inscription. Signed by the author. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. from Flower Maiden to Marschallin

By: Liese, Kirsten

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2009

Seller ID: 11228

ISBN: 1574671758

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


160pp. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. One of the greatest singers of the last century, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf possessed not only an unmistakable timbre, but also a bewitching beauty. This pictorial volume contains hundreds of costume and portrait photographs from her private estate, providing a lasting reflection of her personality and elegance. View more info