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  • Molto Agitatoby Johanna Fiedler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.95

    If the opera world is full of ?intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,? then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where politics, ambition, and oversized egos have traditionally taken center stage along with some of the world?s richest music. Drawing on her fifteen years as its press representative, Johanna... more...

  • The Cambridge Wagner Encyclopediaby Nicholas Vazsonyi

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 152.00 US$ 124.64

    As the only encyclopedia of Richard Wagner available, this comprehensive reference work is an essential resource for enthusiasts and academics. more...

  • The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopediaby Roberta Montemorra Marvin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 136.00 US$ 111.52

    A fascinating and comprehensive resource for information on Verdi's works, his life and career, and his cultural influence. more...

  • George Frideric Handelby Paul Henry Lang

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Exceptionally full, detailed study of the man, his music and times. Childhood, music training, years in London; analysis of Messiah and other works; much more. Introduction. Includes 35 illustrations. more...

  • Twenty-Three Opera Arias for Sopranosby Henry Krehbiel; Roelof Oostwoud

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Rich selection spans the dawn of Italian opera through the late 19th century. Featured composers include Caccini, Rameau, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Bizet, and many others. Original lyrics with separate English translations. more...

  • Opera in the British Isles, 1875?1918by Paul Rodmell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While the musical culture of the British Isles in the 'long nineteenth century' has been reclaimed from obscurity by musicologists in the last thirty years, appraisal of operatic culture in the latter part of this period has remained largely elusive. Paul Rodmell argues that there were far more opportunities for composers, performers and audiences... more...

  • The Crafty Art of Operaby Michael Hampe

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; US$ 29.99

    Opera has become big business as well as an art form, attracting young and old, true connoisseurs, enthusiasts and celebrities. And while opera singers and superstars sometimes attract a separate following, the stage director's job is often the one that really counts, yet it is a type of specialised knowledge available only to a select few. Here, Michael... more...

  • Beyond Reasonby Karol Berger

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 65.00 US$ 52.00

    Beyond Reason  relates Wagner?s works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career:  Der Ring des Nibelungen ,  Tristan und Isolde ,  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg , and  Parsifal . Karol Berger seeks to penetrate the ?secret? of large-scale form in Wagner?s music... more...

  • A Book of Operasby Henry Krehbiel

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    A delightful book about the history of operas. Krehbiel uses musical excerpts to make his work more charming and hypnotic. Mesmerizing! more...

  • Wagner and Beethovenby Klaus Kropfinger; Peter Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book analyses the lifelong impact of Beethoven's music on Wagner and its importance for his conception of music drama. more...