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Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time
Siegfried Kracauer. Gertrud Koch, foreword.
Publisher: Zone Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781890951306.  Daedalus Item Code: 32369
 
First published in German in 1937, Siegfried Kracauer's biography of Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) uses the life and work of the German-born French composer as a focal point for a broad and ... (Read More)
 
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James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
James Levine et al. Peter Gelb, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574671964.  Daedalus Item Code: 36356
 
This superb collection of photographs and essays chronicles the career of conductor James Levine over four decades at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Operatic artists like Pierre Boulez, Plácido ... (Read More)
 
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Liszt: A Listener's Guide
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671704.  Daedalus Item Code: 36344
 
As a composer, Franz Liszt (1811–1886) was experimental and inventive, pushing boundaries of form and harmony, notes pianist John Bell Young, while his virtuosity at the piano was unsurpassed. In ... (Read More)
 
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Moreschi: And the Voice of the Castrato
Nicholas Clapton.
Publisher: Haus Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905791422.  Daedalus Item Code: 40228
 
Known as the "Angel of Rome," Alessandro Moreschi was the Vatican's last castrato singer—possessing the ethereal, haunting vocal quality that for centuries was highly prized in the papal basilicas ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: The Real Amadeus
Michel Parouty.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300367.  Daedalus Item Code: 33606
 
In popular culture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become almost a savant, an innocent musical prodigy from whom the most magnificent works of the classical era flowed, even though he himself was ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: World-Famous Composer
Diane Cook. Victoria Fomina, illus.
Publisher: Mason Crest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781590841594.  Daedalus Item Code: 30997
 
In fantastic images as whimsical as the stage designs for the opera The Magic Flute, Victoria Fomina illustrates this life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born in Salzburg in the middle of the ... (Read More)
 
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Music of Domenico Scarlatti for Two Guitars, Vol. 1
Domenico Scarlatti.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786674275.  Daedalus Item Code: 22605
 
Melodic, creative, and diverse, the keyboard music of Domenico Scarlatti has always lent itself well to being adapted for guitar. This collection of nine sonatas arranged by the eminent American ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Philharmonic: From Bernstein to Maazel
John Canarina.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671889.  Daedalus Item Code: 36357
 
Though functioning as a continuation of Howard Shanet's Philharmonic: A History of New York's Orchestra, which ended with the 1970–71 season, this book begins with a retrospective of the ... (Read More)
 
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Notes on Mendelssohn: 20 Crucial Works
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802829955.  Daedalus Item Code: 63545
 
Perhaps the greatest child prodigy in the history of Western music, Felix Mendelssohn nonetheless is frequently dismissed today as a victim of creative burnout, says Conrad Wilson. Here, Wilson ... (Read More)
 
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Opera: A Concise History
Leslie Orrey & Rodney Milnes.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500202173.  Daedalus Item Code: 33608
 
Surveying the history of opera from its humble beginnings in 16th-century Venice through the extravaganzas of the late 20th century, this history profiles the composers, performers, and designers who ... (Read More)
 
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders: Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Elena Cheah. Daniel Barenboim, foreword.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844674084.  Daedalus Item Code: 32056
 
Bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999 to promote ... (Read More)
 
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Prokofiev: Life & Times Series
Thomas Schipperges. J.M.Q. Davies, trans.
Publisher: Haus Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904341321.  Daedalus Item Code: 24026
 
Sergey Prokofiev (1891–1953) lived a life caught between East and West, traditional and modern. Born in Russia, where he was seen as a musical rebel, he left Russia in the wake of the Revolution and ... (Read More)
 
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