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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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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

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: £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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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 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 ... 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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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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Bravo: Today's Great Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss Their Roles

By: Matheopoulos, Helena

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1986

Seller ID: 8433

ISBN: 0297784773

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xxviii, 338pp, 16 plates. Slight crease on dust jacket. Based on interviews, this book explores the relationship between each singer and some of the roles he is identified with. View more info

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Great Singers: from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day

By: Pahlen, Kurt

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1973

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 4851

ISBN: 0491013612

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


266pp, 16 plates. View more info

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Montserrat Caballe Casta Diva

By: Pullen, Robert & Taylor, Stephen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1994

Seller ID: 12838

ISBN: 0575052392

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


464pp, 16 plates, critical discography. A biography of one of the few truly great operatic sopranos to have appeared since the war. View more info

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The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears: 1936-1978

By: Reed, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell & Brewer: 1999

Seller ID: 11779

ISBN: 0851157416

Condition: New


xiv, 242pp, frontis, 12 plates. ; Aldeburgh Studies in Music Vol 2 View more info

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Placido Domingo

By: Schnauber, Cornelius

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Boston, Northeastern University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 11645

ISBN: 1555533159

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Translated by Susan H. Ray. 268pp, 10 plates, discography. This biography focuses on Domingo's accomplishments from the mid-1980s to mid-90s. The author examines Domingo's career on stage, in film, and as a recording artist. View more info

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Scotto: More than a Diva

By: Scotto, Renata with Roca, Octavio

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1986

Seller ID: 7382

ISBN: 0860514080

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


245pp, 24 plates. View more info

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Maria Callas Remembered

By: Stancioff, Nadia

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7094

ISBN: 0283996455

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


264pp, 32 plates, decorated endpapers. View more info

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As I Live and Breather - a Singer's Story

By: Tattersall, Norman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Norwich, William Elkin Music Services: 2000

Seller ID: 12844

Condition: Fine


96pp, 16 plates. View more info

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Aural Images of Lost Traditions: Sharps and Flats in the Sixteenth Century

By: Toft, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Toronto University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 10543

ISBN: 0802059295

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


199pp. One of the challenges facing musicians trying to recreate Renaissance music is the absence and ambiguity of pitch notation in the sources of vocal music. 16th century singers were expected to know how to make the appropriate alterations themselves. Through a comparative study of vocal sources, contemporary intabulations of vocal music, and musical treatises, the range of possibilities open to the performer and which sharps and flats practising musicians actually i... View more info