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Angelic Music: The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Glass Armonica
Corey Mead.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783031.  Daedalus Item Code: 73906
 
Renowned for such landmark creations as bifocals and the lightning rod, Benjamin Franklin said that the invention that gave him the greatest personal satisfaction is the instrument known as the glass ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441177902.  Daedalus Item Code: 54606
 
In the nearly four decades since Benjamin Britten's death, appreciation for his music—particularly the opera Peter Grimes and the masterful War Requiem—has only grown, even as his ... (Read More)
 
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Carmen: The Complete Opera on Two CDs: The Complete Libretto with Annotations and Critical Historical Commentary
Georges Bizet. Grace Bumbry, Mirella Freni, Eliane Lublin, Viorica Cortez, Jon Vickers & others. Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor. David Foil, text. William Berger, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
ISBN: 9781579125080.  Daedalus Item Code: 70587
 
Georges Bizet's tragic tale of the irresistible Carmen and the vengeful Don José became a hit only after the composer's 1875 death at the age of 36. On this 1970 recording, Grace Bumbry stars as ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Music of the Classical Era
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792352.  Daedalus Item Code: 54886
 
Though all orchestral music is often deemed "classical music," the classical era itself is generally regarded as the period from the mid-18th century to the early 19th, when the art, literature and ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Classical Music of the 20th Century
David McCleery.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792376.  Daedalus Item Code: 54888
 
Even at the beginning of the new millennium, the label "20th-century music" often inspires apprehension in audiences; although Debussy, Vaughan Williams, and Stravinsky have become concert hall ... (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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A History of American Classical Music
Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: 2 pap & CDs.
ISBN: 9781843791171.  Daedalus Item Code: 72102
 
A comparative latecomer to the world of classical music, America has nonetheless produced many of the greatest composers of the past century. In a survey that extends from colonial times to the 21st ... (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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The Knowledge: Opera
Dennis Marks.
Publisher: Quadrille.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781849496223.  Daedalus Item Code: 72096
 
A night at the opera promises intense emotion, spellbinding music and overwhelming theatrical spectacle. Here the former Head of Music at BBC television explores this most elaborate form of ... (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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Lorenzo da Ponte: The Extraordinary Adventures of the Man Behind Mozart
Rodney Bolt.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747585367.  Daedalus Item Code: 73714
 
By the time he was 40, Lorenzo da Ponte had been a poet, priest, lover, and libertine; a friend of Casanova; a collaborator and then enemy of Antonio Salieri; and ultimately the librettist for three ... (Read More)
 
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