The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,603,993 members ⚫ 1,165,375 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Opera

  • Livret en musique (Les Grands Articles)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Tiré de l'italien libretto (« petit livre »), le mot français livret désigne le texte littéraire décrivant l'action et contenant les dialogues d'une ?uvre musicale avec chanteurs. more...

  • Traité de l'harmonie réduite à ses principes naturels de Jean-Philippe Rameau (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    De 1722 à 1764, année de sa mort, Rameau ne cessa jamais d?avoir une activité théorique, jalonnée par de nombreux écrits (traités, mémoires, lettres ouvertes, notamment dans la polémique qui l?oppose à Jean-Jacques Rousseau). 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...

  • Opera as Soundtrackby Jeongwon Joe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Filmmakers' fascination with opera dates back to the silent era but it was not until the late 1980s that critical enquiries into the intersection of opera and cinema began to emerge. Jeongwon Joe focusses primarily on the role of opera as soundtrack by exploring the distinct effects opera produces in film, effects which differ from other types of... more...

  • Opera Indigene: Re/presenting First Nations and Indigenous Culturesby Pamela Karantonis; Dylan Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The representation of non-Western cultures in opera has long been a focus of critical inquiry. Within this field, the diverse relationships between opera and First Nations and Indigenous cultures, however, have received far less attention. Opera Indigene takes this subject as its focus, addressing the changing historical depictions of Indigenous cultures... more...

  • Performing Salome, Revealing Storiesby Clair Rowden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    With its first public live performance in Paris on 11 February 1896, Oscar Wilde's Salomé took on female embodied form that signalled the start of 'her' phenomenal journey through the history of the arts in the twentieth century. This volume explores Salome's appropriation and reincarnation across the arts - not just Wilde's heroine, nor Richard Strauss's... more...

  • Opera, Theatrical Culture and Society in Late Eighteenth-Century Naplesby Anthony R. DelDonna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The operatic culture of late eighteenth-century Naples represents the fullest expression of a matrix of creators, practitioners, theorists, patrons, and entrepreneurs linking aristocratic, public and religious spheres of contemporary society. The considerable resonance of 'Neapolitan' opera in Europe was verified early in the eighteenth century not... more...

  • John Adams's Nixon in Chinaby Timothy A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    John Adams's opera, Nixon in China, is one of the most frequently performed operas in the contemporary literature. Timothy A. Johnson illuminates the opera and enhances listeners' and scholars' appreciation for this landmark work. This music-analytical guide presents a detailed, in-depth analysis of the music tied to historical and political contexts.... more...

  • Florence Foster Jenkinsby Nicholas Martin; Jasper Rees

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 5.46

    'People may say that I couldn't sing. But no one can say that I didn't sing.' Despite lacking pitch, rhythm or tone, Florence Foster Jenkins became one of America's best-known sopranos, celebrated for her unique recordings and her sell-out concert at Carnegie Hall. Born in 1868 to wealthy Pennsylvanian parents, Florence was a talented young pianist... more...

  • The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivanby Ian Bradley

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    Over the past two decades, Ian Bradley's Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan has become established as the authorized and definitive 'Bible' for all interested in the Savoy operas. This brand new edition adds Thespis, Gilbert and Sullivan's first collaboration, and incorporates new introductions and notes, reflecting recent performance history... more...