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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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George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702204.  Daedalus Item Code: 51000
 
Even if you already have your favorite Beatle, this beautifully produced book—a companion to the documentary Martin Scorsese directed for HBO—might change your mind about George, the "quiet" one, who ... (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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The Great Folk Discography: Volume 1: Pioneers & Early Legends
Martin C. Strong. Robin Williamson, foreword.
Publisher: Polygon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846971419.  Daedalus Item Code: 70239
 
This thorough compendium by the author of The Great Rock Discography includes more than 500 entries with expansive biographies, more than 2,000 album reviews, and comprehensive discographies ... (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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I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen
Sylvie Simmons.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099549321.  Daedalus Item Code: 70907
 
The musical legend behind such unforgettable, often-covered ballads as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire," and "Hallelujah," as well as groundbreaking literary works like Beautiful Losers and ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz: Body and Soul
Bob Willoughby. Dave Brubeck, foreword.
Publisher: Evans Mitchell.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781901268584.  Daedalus Item Code: 70501
 
With a foreword by Dave Brubeck, this singular collection of photos by Bob Willoughby forms a superb visual history of jazz on the West Coast in the 1950s, presented in a fine slipcased edition with ... (Read More)
 
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The John Lennon Letters
John Lennon. Hunter Davies, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200806.  Daedalus Item Code: 71114
 
A stunning glimpse into the mind as well as the life of John Lennon, this book surveys a lifetime of his letters in nearly 300 photographic reproductions of the actual documents, with transcripts. ... (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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