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Requiem for a Yellow Brick Brewery : A History of the Metropolitan Opera

By: Briggs, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02104


Creasing and wear to head of spine on jacket. 359 pp., photos, timeline on the endpapers. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. View more info

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Opera: Desire, Disease, Death

By: Hutcheon, Linda & Michael Hutcheon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08423


Boards lightly bumped, rubbing to dust jacket rear panel. Clean. 294 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated. From the jacket: ""This fascinating book looks at well-known operas in which love, sexual desire, illness, and death are inextricably linked. The result is an unprecedented view of the operas themselves and the societies in which they were created." "The book focuses on operatic representations of disease and on the ways in which operas associate ... View more info

Sopranos of Today: Studies of Twenty-Five Opera Singers

By: Rosenthal, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Calder: 1956

Seller ID: 05042


Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Bookplate on front pastedown, previous owner inscription on front free endpaper: London June 22, 1959. Some evidence of old tape marks on the boards where jacket was adhered. Page 9 has a correction in red ink from the rpevious owner about the nationality of Galli-Curci ("Not Spanish" he writes). He has also used the same red ink to mark off the chapters in the Table of Contents. The jacket suffers from the same tape marks arou... View more info