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Schubert's winter journey
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Franz Schubert's Winterreise is at the same time one of the most powerful and one of the most enigmatic masterpieces in Western culture. In his new bo...
Opera
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Opera is traditionally regarded as an elitist art form, far removed from reality with its fantastical plots and melodramatic divas. This lush new book...

Staging scenes from the operas of Mozart
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In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers, opera director William Ferrara offers the perfect resource for the dram...
Opera and modern spectatorship in late nineteenth-century Italy
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At the turn of the twentieth century Italian opera participated to the making of a modern spectator. The Ricordi stage manuals testify to the need to ...

Singing Sappho
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From the theatrical stage to the literary salon, the figure of Sappho-the ancient poet and inspiring icon of feminine creativity-played a major role i...
The politics of opera in Handel's Britain
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The Politics of Opera in Handel's Britain examines the involvement of Italian opera in British partisan politics in the first half of the eighteenth c...

The romantic overture and musical form from Rossini to Wagner
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In this book Steven Vande Moortele offers a comprehensive account of operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. Discu...
The new book of opera anecdotes
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Building on the long-established success of Ethan Mordden's Opera Anecdotes, The New Book Of Opera Anecdotes continues where the original left off, br...

Italian opera in the age of the American Revolution
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How did revolutionary America appear to European audiences through their opera glasses? The operas studied in this volume are populated by gun-toting ...
Harrison Birtwistle's operas and music theatre
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David Beard presents the first definitive survey of Harrison Birtwistle's music for the opera house and theatre, from his smaller-scale works, such as...

The Faber pocket guide to opera
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This new edition of leading opera critic Rupert Christiansen's perennially popular Pocket Guide has between extensively revised, and incorporates many...
Arias for mezzo-soprano
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William Kentridge
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South African artist William Kentridge's drawings, films, books, installations, and collaborations with opera and theater companies have established h...
The queen of the night
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Recommended by The Observer . . . 'One doesn't so much read it, as one is bewitched by it. Epic, gorgeous, haunting' HANYA YANAGIHARA, author of A Lit...

The Spirit of This Place
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Artists today are at a crossroads. With funding for the arts and humanities endowments perpetually under attack, and school districts all over the Uni...
Staging scenes from the operas of Donizetti and Verdi
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In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Donizetti and Verdi, veteran opera director William Ferrara presents a detailed, practical exploration of the sta...

The ring of the Nibelung
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A superb new translation of the libretto to Wagner's Ring cycle'Smiling in sorrowI sing of love'The Ring of the Nibelung, Wagner's epic cycle of four ...
4 saints in 3 acts
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Four Saints in Three Acts by Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson was a major avant-garde phenomenon of the 1930s, an experimental opera that nonetheless...

A history of opera
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Abbate and Parker's A History of Opera is the first full new history of opera in sixty years - now in paperback in an updated second edition'The best ...
Music direction for the stage
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Theater music directors must draw on a remarkably broad range of musical skills. Not only do they conduct during rehearsals and performances, but the...

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