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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486466170.  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
 
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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Four-Handed Monsters: Four-Hand Piano Playing and Nineteenth-Century Culture
Adrian Daub.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199981779.  Daedalus Item Code: 63898
 
Frequently understood as a socially acceptable way of flirting, a flurry of hands that made touching—often of men and women—not just acceptable but necessary, four-hand piano playing became a central ... (Read More)
 
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
 
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (Read More)
 
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Giuseppe Verdi: Pocket Giants
Daniel Snowman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752493251.  Daedalus Item Code: 63080
 
Deemed the Shakespeare of opera, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)—the composer of Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, and Aida, as well as Otello and Falstaff—is ... (Read More)
 
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Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music
Joel Sachs.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190227920.  Daedalus Item Code: 63964
 
A pivotal figure in American music, Henry Cowell (1897–1965) was a revolutionary composer, who made a lasting impression on pupils George Gershwin, John Cage, and Lou Harrison. An equally gifted ... (Read More)
 
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Karajan: The Master's Style
Vittoria Crespi Morbio, ed.
Publisher: Umberto Allemandi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788842217046.  Daedalus Item Code: 61158
 
This large-format photographic biography of Herbert von Karajan (1908–89) traces the life and career of a superstar of classical music in the postwar era. The dynamic Austrian conductor of the Berlin ... (Read More)
 
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La Bohème: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Giacomo Puccini. Mirella Freni, Nicolai Gedda, Mario Sereni, Mario Basiola, Jr. Ferruccio Mazzoli, Mariella Adani & others. Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Thomas Schippers, conductor. David Foil, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125097.  Daedalus Item Code: 70588
 
Giacomo Puccini's wistful tale of the doomed romance between the seamstress Mimi and the poet Rodolfo has been an audience favorite for more than a century. With Thomas Schippers at the helm, this ... (Read More)
 
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La Traviata: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Giuseppe Verdi. Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Rolando Panerai, Delia Wallis & others. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The John Alldis Choir. Aldo Ceccato, conductor. Daniel S. Brink, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125073.  Daedalus Item Code: 70589
 
Giuseppe Verdi's opera tells the story of Violetta, a dying courtesan in love with Alfredo, a baron. In this 1971 performance, Beverly Sills stars as Violetta, and Nicolai Gedda plays Alfredo. This ... (Read More)
 
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Leonard Bernstein: 20th-Century Composers
Paul Myers.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714837017.  Daedalus Item Code: 54399
 
The composer of the Broadway masterpiece West Side Story as well as operas like Candide, film scores like On the Waterfront, and major symphonic works, Leonard Bernstein ... (Read More)
 
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The Marriage of Figaro: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Teresa Berganza & others. English Chamber Orchestra. Daniel Barenboim, conductor. Robert Levine, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125127.  Daedalus Item Code: 70590
 
W.A. Mozart's lighthearted satire of the aristocracy plays out in the romance between Figaro and Susanna, servants of Count Almavira. This 1977 production is conducted by Daniel Barenboim, with ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Strauss: An Owner's Manual: Unlocking the Masters
David Hurwitz. Robert Levine, series editor.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574674422.  Daedalus Item Code: 63328
 
German composer Richard Strauss (1864–1949) lived and wrote through what was arguably the most turbulent period in human history, spanning the Franco-Prussian War, the unification of Germany, and ... (Read More)
 
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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation
J.D. McClatchy, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066098.  Daedalus Item Code: 23894
 
The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with ... (Read More)
 
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