Opera History and Reference
100 Great Operas and Their Stories
100 Great Operas and Their Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0385054483
Act-by-act summaries of one hundred outstanding operas accompany notes on their production, arias, and literary background

Acting in Opera: Its A-b-c with Descriptive Examples, Practical Hints and Numerous Illustrations
Acting in Opera
Its A-b-c with Descriptive Examples, Practical Hints and Numerous Illustrations
Hardcover      SKU: 281AKJ1003981

Green cloth boards with gilt titles. The second edition.

Alban Berg: Wozzeck
Alban Berg
Wozzeck
Paperback      ISBN: 0521284813
A clear and accessible introduction to one of the most significant operas of the twentieth century.
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Full Score
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Full Score
Hardcover      ISBN: 0793566711
English Only - Cloth Score.

Catalogue Raisonne As Memoir: A Composer's Life
Catalogue Raisonne As Memoir
A Composer's Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816645051
The fascinating memoir of the 2004 Grammy-winning composer bases each chapter around a different composition and describes the memory of the life events each piece conjures up, detailing the inspiration and research that went into the creation of each work.
The Chronicle of Opera
The Chronicle of Opera
Paperback      ISBN: 0500286671
A visual history of opera describes its modest beginnings as a re-creation of classical Greek drama, to its peak in the seventeenth century, to its modern incarnations, in an account that is complemented by reference biographies, a glossary of terms, and a listing of opera house openings and premieres. Reprint.

The Complete Operas of Puccini: A Critical Guide
The Complete Operas of Puccini
A Critical Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0306802007
Provides historical background, plot summaries, and critical analyses of the music and librettos of all Puccini's operas
Cosi Fan Tutte: Women Are Like That : An Opera in Two Acts
Cosi Fan Tutte
Women Are Like That : An Opera in Two Acts
Paperback      ISBN: 0793511763
Italian/English. Translated by Martin.
Decoding Wagner: An Invitation to His World of Music Drama
Decoding Wagner
An Invitation to His World of Music Drama
Paperback      ISBN: 1574670972
This guide aims to unlock the world of Richard Wagner and his works, his monumental achievements, and, ultimately, the great emotional power inherent in his art. Decoding Wagner presents a straightforward, fresh overview of what Wagner attempted to achieve with his "artwork of the future." Two accompanying full-length CDs illustrate and trace his growth as a composer.
The Definitive Maria Callas: The Life of a Diva in Unseen Pictures
The Definitive Maria Callas
The Life of a Diva in Unseen Pictures
Hardcover      ISBN: 1909399698