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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...
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...

A cathedral of music
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This comprehensive and captivating book follows the evolution of Milan's Ricordi archive, from its founding in 1808 by publisher Giovanni Ricordi to i...
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 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...
Music in Germany since 1968
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Music in Germany since 1968 modifies the dominant historiography of music in post-war Germany by shifting its axis from the years of reconstruction af...

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...
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...

Richard Wagner
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The companion volume to the Ring libretto translations by Rudolph Sabor provides a guide through the labyrinth of the Ring, clarifying its literary an...
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 ...

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...
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 ...

Monteverdi's last operas
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Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) was the first important composer of opera. This innovative study by one of the foremost experts on Monteverdi and seven...
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...

Painting the stage
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The evolution of the close bond between the visual arts and opera starting from the nineteenth century up to the early twenty-first century. The inte...
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 phantom of the opera
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'I am not an angel nor a genie nor a ghost...I am Erik!' A mysterious Phantom haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House where he has fallen passiona...
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...

Jonas Kaufmann
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'One of the most sought-after tenors with the stamina and heft for Wagner and the ardent warmth for Italian opera'New York TimesJonas Kaufmann is a ph...
Bluffer's guide to opera
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From 'legato' to 'vibrato', and from 'Bellini' to 'Rossini', 'The Bluffer's Guide to Opera' contains all you need to know to hit the high notes.

Gilbert and Sullivan's 'respectable capers'
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This innovative account of the Gilbert and Sullivan partnership provides a unique insight into the experience of both attending and performing in the ...
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 ...

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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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 ...
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...

Verdi
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Genius, patriot, pessimist, atheist: a fascinating exploration of Italy's best-loved composer, Giuseppe Verdi.