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Costuming for Opera: Who Wears what and why, Volume 1

Leo Van Witsen - Music - 1994 - 256 pages
Profusely illustrated. Reproductions of paintings and engravings in the period of a given opera's historical setting illuminate the author's interpretations.
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Singers of Italian Opera: The History of a Profession

John Rosselli - Music - 1995 - 272 pages
Adelina Patti was the most highly regarded singer in the 19th century. She earned nearly $5000 a night and had her own railway carriage; yet during the same period a minor ...
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The Barber of Seville Vocal Score

Gioacchino Rossini - Music - 2003 - 328 pages
"Figaro! ... Eh, Figaro!" highlights this romp of the world's most famous comic opera. In the original Italian and with optional English singing text by Natalia MacFarren ...
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Tristan und Isolde

Richard Wagner - Music - 2003 - 276 pages
Here is opera's greatest love story, set to music of incomparable beauty. This edition is complete -- all in the original German with optional English singing text by H. & F ...
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La Bohème

Giacomo Puccini - Music - 1917 - 283 pages
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An Interpretive Guide to Operatic Arias: A Handbook for Singers, Coaches ...

Martial Singher, Eta Singher - Music - 2003 - 368 pages
A premier singer and master teacher here tells other singers how to get the most from 151 famous arias selected for their popularity or their greatness from 66 operas, ranging ...
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Monteverdi's Unruly Women: The Power of Song in Early Modern Italy

Bonnie Gordon - Music - 2004 - 234 pages
Uses the music of Monteverdi, written between 1600-1640, to illuminate understandings of music, science, culture and the female body.
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The Assoluta Voice in Opera, 1797-1847

Geoffrey S. Riggs - Music - 2003 - 263 pages
It is unusual for styles in opera to carry over from one era into another. It would be even more unusual for one era's characteristics to linger two generations into the next ...
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Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass’s Akhnaten

John Richardson - Music - 1999 - 294 pages
Illuminates the aesthetics of a major American composer.
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