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Art and Music in Venice: From the Renaissance to the Baroque
Hilliard T. Goldfarb, ed.
Studio: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 71775
 
Between the 16th and 18th centuries, the Venetian Republic had a particularly fertile and vibrant music scene, aided in part by the excellent acoustics of some of the city's structures. The music in ... (Read More)
 
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Beethoven: The Man Revealed
John Suchet.
Studio: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 61107
 
Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong interest in Ludwig van Beethoven and his music. Here he illuminates the composer's difficult childhood, his struggle to ... (Read More)
 
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Bernstein's Orchestral Music: An Owner's Manual
David Hurwitz.
Studio: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 41850
 
Leonard Bernstein's fame as a conductor and general cultural phenomenon has overshadowed his genius as a composer, despite the fact that some of his orchestral music has entered the standard ... (Read More)
 
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The Birth of an Opera: Fifteen Masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck
Michael Rose.
Studio: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 64007
 
The author of Berlioz Remembered and co-author of Words about Music as well as a contributor to The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, Michael Rose here presents a companion to his ... (Read More)
 
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Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten
Mark Bostridge, ed. Nicholas Kenyon, intro.
Studio: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: 3 cloth books & CDs.
UPC: .  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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Classique: Cover Art for Classical Music
Horst Scherg & Robert Klanten, eds.
Studio: Gestalten.   Format: laminated cover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 52695
 
Although we have grown accustomed to seeing classical recordings with innocuous, even uninteresting cover designs, it was not always the case. As the 777 full color examples in this overview of album ... (Read More)
 
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Dido and Aeneas: In Full Score
Henry Purcell.
Studio: Dover.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 10017
 
One of the masterpieces of baroque opera, Dido and Aeneas was composed when Henry Purcell was in his early twenties. Little more than an hour in duration, the opera ranges across many moods, ... (Read More)
 
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Discover Music of the Classical Era
Stephen Johnson.
Studio: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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.
Studio: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  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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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
 
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
 
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
 
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