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Carl Maria von Weber
Carl Maria von Weber Carl Maria von Weber (Oberon and Cosmopolitanism in the Early German Romantic)
Joseph E. Morgan - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Through an intensive and interdisciplinary study of Carl Maria von Weber's milieu, and his final opera, this book explores the phenomenon of nationalism through the vehicle of early 19th centuary German

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters
A Dictionary of Opera Characters A Dictionary of Opera Characters
Joyce Bourne - Oxford University Press

A marvelous guide to over 2,500 operatic characters, along with invaluable synopses of over 200 major works.  From Arabella to Wozzeck and from Aeneas to Zaida, this book is a wealth of information on the main... view details
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The Empty Voice
The Empty Voice The Empty Voice
Leon Major & Michael Laing - Amadeus Press, Inc.

This book offers opera singers a method and the tools that will assist them in developing their roles and the dramatic action of a scene.  When singers study a libretto for acting clues and the score for... view details
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The History of Opera for Beginners
The History of Opera for Beginners The History of Opera for Beginners
Ron David - For Beginners, LLC

The History of Opera For Beginners starts with the radical assumption that opera is simply music, rather than the inaccessible, high-brown art form that many assume it to be. Not fluent in German or

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Living Opera
Living Opera Living Opera
Joshua Jampol - Oxford University Press

A fascinating collection of 20 wide-ranging interviews with the preeminent opera professionals working on and behind the stage today. Joshua Jampol invites opera-lovers to listen in as performers such as Renee... view details
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Making Opera
Making Opera Making Opera (The Creation of Verdi's La Forza Del Destino)
Anthony Azzopardi - Hal Leonard Corporation

In this eye-opening DVD watch the rehearsals and long hours of preparation for Verdi's famous opera come together.  It's a "behind-the-scenes" look at what it takes from start to finish.  Combining rehearsal... view details
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The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (Libretto, Background, and Photos)
Pietro Mascagni & Ruggero Leoncavallo - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Opera's most enduring tragic double bill of verismo masterpieces, Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

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The Opera Manual
The Opera Manual The Opera Manual
Nicholas Ivor Martin - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

You are getting ready for a performance of Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore and you have a few questions. How many clarinets are in the orchestra? How many orchestra members appear onstage? How many... view details
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Opera at the Bandstand
Opera at the Bandstand Opera at the Bandstand (Then and Now)
George W. Martin - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In Opera at the Bandstand: Then and Now, George W. Martin surveys the role of concert bands during the 19th and early 20th centuries in making contemporary opera popular.  Hardcover, 290 p.

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Singer and Actor
Singer and Actor Singer and Actor
Alan E. Hicks - Amadeus Press, Inc.

"Singer and Actor" demystifies theatrical acting technique stemming from Stanislavsky's "Method of Physical Action" and provides singers at all levels a roadmap with which to complete character preparation,... view details
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Verdi's Operas
Verdi's Operas Verdi's Operas (An Illustrated Survey of Plots, Characters, Sources, and Criticism)
Giorgio Bagnoli - Amadeus Press, Inc.

In Verdi's Operas, each of Verdi's 26 operas, from Oberto to Falstaff, is studied in detail, The plots are described act by act, and the works are analyzed and placed in the context of history and of the

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When the Fat Lady Sings
When the Fat Lady Sings When the Fat Lady Sings
David W. Barber - Alfred Music Publishing

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