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  • Wagner Operas
    $35.00

    Wagner Operas

    E NewmanInstructor: James KurtzThe Wagner OperasErnest Newman

  • A History of Opera
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    $24.95

    A History of Opera

    “The best single volume ever written on the subject, such is its range, authority, and readability.”―Times Literary Supplement Why has opera transf...

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  • Chronicle of Opera: Revised Edition
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    Chronicle of Opera: Revised Edition

    "Practical for reference and delightful for browsing....Excellent introduction for the opera novice as well as the more experienced listener." —Boo...

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  • The Complete Operas Of Verdi (Da Capo Paperback)
    $20.00

    The Complete Operas Of Verdi (Da Capo Paperback)

    The Complete Operas of Verdi is the first full-length study of all of Verdi's operas. This work of the brilliant British music critic Charles Osbor...

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  • Opera as Drama, 50th Anniversary Edition
    $44.00

    Opera as Drama, 50th Anniversary Edition

    Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of ope...

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  • Mad Scene and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America
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    Mad Scene and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America

    Heidi Waleson From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt—an...

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  • Wagner's Ring in 1848
    $85.00

    Wagner's Ring in 1848

    Makes available in reliable English translation Wagner's original Siegfried libretto and his early essay on the Nibelung myth. In 1848 Richard Wag...

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  • Handel's Operas, 1726-1741
    $99.00

    Handel's Operas, 1726-1741

    by Winton Dean Detailed overview of Handel's final 22 operas - including major masterpieces such as Orlando, Ariodante and Alcina and the brilliant...

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  • Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccini's Late Style
    $39.95

    Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccini's Late Style

    Andrew Davis Giacomo Puccini is one of the most frequently performed and best loved of all operatic composers. In Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccin...

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  • Opera Coaching Professional Techniques for the Repetiteur 2nd Edition
    $44.95

    Opera Coaching Professional Techniques for the Repetiteur 2nd Edition

    Opera Coaching: Professional Techniques for the Répétiteur, Second Edition, is an update to the first practical guide for opera coaches when work...

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  • Ach ich fühl's - German for Opera Singers in Three Acts: Studying, Speaking, Singing
    $27.95

    Ach ich fühl's - German for Opera Singers in Three Acts: Studying, Speaking, Singing

    "Ach ich fühl's - German for opera Singers in Three Acts: Studying, Speaking, Singing" is the first German language book that makes its readers lau...

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  • French Opera: A Short History
    $75.00

    French Opera: A Short History

    French opera is second only to Italian opera in the length, breadth, and diversity of its history. Yet most people, if asked to come up with titles...

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  • Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung: A Companion
    $29.95

    Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung: A Companion

    Translating the text of Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung is a monumental task that few have successfully undertaken. Here, however, Stewart Sp...

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  • The Verdi Baritone Studies in the Development of Dramatic Character
    $21.95

    The Verdi Baritone Studies in the Development of Dramatic Character

    One of the most significant developments in 19th-century Italian opera was the genesis of the Verdi baritone. The authors argue that the composer's...

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  • Opera for All Seasons 60 Years of Indiana University Opera Theater
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    Opera for All Seasons 60 Years of Indiana University Opera Theater

    From operas presented in reconfigured army barracks to those mounted on a stage rivaling that of New York's Metropolitan Opera House, Indiana Unive...

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  • Opera Coaching
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    Opera Coaching

    by, Alan Montgomery "Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected...

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  • Magic Flute
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    Magic Flute

    This is an in depth overview of the creation & development of the opera Magic Flute by artist Jun Kaneko. In 2009 the San Francisco Opera commi...

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  • Puccini's La Bohème
    $17.95

    Puccini's La Bohème

    Alexandra Wilson Oxford Keynotes Offers new interpretations of a much-loved opera and reveals how it became so successful Explores the relationshi...

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  • The Oxford Handbook of the Operatic Canon
    $150.00

    The Oxford Handbook of the Operatic Canon

    Edited by Cormac Newark and William Weber Oxford Handbooks Includes contributions from industry professionals about opera's commercial and artisti...

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  • The New Book of Opera Anecdotes
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    The New Book of Opera Anecdotes

    Ethan Mordden Includes new, previously unpublished interviews Enriches and expands upon the story begun in the original Opera Anecdotes Features t...

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  • Cambridge Companion to Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen
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    Cambridge Companion to Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen

    ditors: Mark Berry, Nicholas Vazsonyi, The Companion is an essential, interdisciplinary tool for those both familiar and unfamiliar with Wagner's...

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  • Wagner Der fliegende Hollander
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    Wagner Der fliegende Hollander

    (Overture Opera Guides)

  • Metaphysical Song: An Essay on Opera
    $43.95

    Metaphysical Song: An Essay on Opera

    In this bold recasting of operatic history, Gary Tomlinson connects opera to shifting visions of metaphysics and selfhood across the last four h...

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  • The Culture of Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna: A Poetics of Entertainment
    $95.00

    The Culture of Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna: A Poetics of Entertainment

    Mozart’s comic operas are among the masterworks of Western civilization, and yet the musical environment in which Mozart and his librettist Lorenzo...

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