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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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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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Mahler: His Life and Music
Stephen Johnson.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: 2 pap & CDs.
ISBN: 9781843791140.  Daedalus Item Code: 72100
 
"The symphony must be like the world," Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) declared: "it must embrace everything." Easily the most important symphonist after Beethoven, Mahler's epic compositions can ... (Read More)
 
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Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral
Gary M. Radke.
Publisher: High Museum/Yale.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300209181.  Daedalus Item Code: 72238
 
Itself an architectural masterpiece, Florence Cathedral is also home to many artistic treasures, including Luca della Robbia's sculptural framework for the organ loft. Comprising ten relief panels ... (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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A Passion for Opera: Learning to Love It: The Greatest Masters, Their Greatest Music
Peter Fox Smith.
Publisher: Trafalgar Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781570762802.  Daedalus Item Code: 72271
 
From Monteverdi to Mozart, and from Puccini to Britten, this engaging book surveys the vibrant 400-year history of opera. Using straightforward prose, Peter Fox Smith explores the musical ... (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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Sounding Authentic: The Rural Miniature & Musical Modernism
Joshua S. Walden.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199334667.  Daedalus Item Code: 60960
 
Exploring the intersecting influences of nationalism, modernism, and technological innovation on representations of ethnic and national identities in 20th-century art music, Peabody Institute ... (Read More)
 
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Verdi: The Operas and Choral Works: Unlocking the Masters
Victor Lederer. Robert Levine, series editor.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574674408.  Daedalus Item Code: 63329
 
Giuseppe Verdi's career forms one of the loveliest arcs in musical history, notes Victor Lederer; the passion of Verdi's works resonates universally, while the sophistication of his middle and late ... (Read More)
 
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