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A Concise History of Opera

by Orrey, Leslie

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1973
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1st edition
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Thames & Hudson, London, 1973. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ Fine. An excellent brief history, with color illustrations. 1st edition, 2nd printing.
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Mozart: A Life

by Solomon, Maynard

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Published
1995
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1st edition
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HarperCollins, NY, 1995. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Definitive biography. Authoritative musicological analyses. 640 pages.
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Why Sinatra Matters

by Hamill, Pete

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Published
1988
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Fine
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1st edition
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Little Brown, Boston, 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "In this unique tribute, veteran journalist and award winning author Pete Hamill remembers and pays tribute to the legacy of Frank Sinatra. 'Why Sinatra Matters' draws on Hamill's years-long friendship with Sinatra. A personal, thoughtful testimony. [Pub. Info] Well-written and compelling argument. 1ST EDITION
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The Glorious Ones: Classical Music's Legendary Performers

by Schonberg, Harold C.

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Published
1985
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Times Books, NY, 1985. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Anecdotal accounts of the lives and times of thirty-nine musical superstars--from the castrate to Pavarotti and Horowitz." [Pub. Info] Schonberg was the New Times Pulitzer Prize- winning music critic. 509 pages. 1ST EDITION
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Scott Joplin

by Haskins, James and Kathleen Benson

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Published
1978
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1st edition
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Doubleday & Company NY, 1978. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The book itself is in Fine condition with no sign of wear and clean tight pages. The dust jacket is in Near Fine condition with a single small chip on the bottom of the spine and minor scuffing along the front edge of the spine. STATED FIRST EDITION.
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The Authentic Librettos of the Italian/ French & German/ Wagner Operas [3 volumes]

by Crown Publishers

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Crown Publishers, NY 1938 & 1939. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. "[T]he librettos are presented in the original language with an English line by line translation. [Foreword, vol. 1] Volume 1 [1939]: Verdi (5 operas), Donizetti, Ponchielli, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Mozart, and Rossini. Volume 2 [1939]: Bizet, Gounod (2 operas), Massenet, Offenbach, Saint-Saens, Delibes, Thomas, Mozart, Smetana and, Humperdinck.… Read more
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Tchaikovsky

by Warrack, John Hamilton

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1973
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1st edition
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Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1973. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The first Russian composer to achieve an international reputation with a personal style that was at once new and Russian. An engaging biography that looks in depth at the emotions and experiences behind the musical works. Thought provoking while challenging. Copiously illustrated with about the same number of illustrations… Read more
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Antonietta

by Hersey, John

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Published
1991
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Book Club Edition
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Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1991. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine/ Fine "A saga of a magnificent violin, Antonietta, named after a beautiful woman who was the inspiration of Antonio Stradivari's later years. As Hersey brings Mozart, Berlioz, and Stravinsky to life, he offers us a marvelous celebration of the changing character and eternal art and power of music." [Pub.… Read more
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