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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  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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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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Great Operas: A Guide to 25 of the World's Finest Musical Experience
Michael Steen.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848316119.  Daedalus Item Code: 71457
 
Chairman of both the Royal College of Music Society and the Friends of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Michael Steen here offers a compendium of witty and informative guides to 25 enduring operas, ... (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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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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Learn to Play Recorder Tin Set
Robert Frederick.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781607107439.  Daedalus Item Code: 76170
 
A simple yet charming musical instrument, the recorder has been popular since the Middle Ages—it frequently accompanied Shakespearean productions—and today is considered an ideal instrument for ... (Read More)
 
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Learn to Play the Guitar: A Beginner's Guide to Playing the Acoustic and Electric Guitar
Phil Capone.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780785821892.  Daedalus Item Code: 71368
 
Learn to play the guitar following the simple, illustrated lessons in this guide. From choosing a guitar and reading tablature to learning picking patterns and playing power chords, London-based ... (Read More)
 
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