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Arias for Mezzo-Soprano (G. Schirmer Opera Anthology)
by Robert Larsen
(Paperback - May 1991)

Andrea Bocelli: A Celebration
by Antonia Felix
(Hardcover )

The Bel Canto Operas: Of Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini
by Charles Osborne
(Paperback)

The Book of 101 Opera Librettos: Complete Original Language Texts With English Translations
by Jessica M. MacMurray (Editor), Allison Brewster Franzetti (Editor)
(Hardcover)

Boris Godunov: Full Score in Three Languages
by Modeste Mussorgsky, et al
Listed under Mussorgsky

Carmen (The Black Dog Opera Library)
by Georges Bizet, David Foil
Listed under Bizet
 

Cavalleria Rusticana in Full Score
Cavalleria Rusticana in Full Score
by Pietro Mascagni
Book Description: Mascagni’s first produced opera (1890), and ultimately his most successful, Cavalleria Rusticana is a tempestuous drama of adultery and revenge set in a remote Italian village. Its earthy passions, bold confrontational scenes and richly melodic score set a fashion for so-called verismo opera that would endure for more than a decade. It is still a great repertoire favorite, almost always double-billed with Ruggiero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (also available in a Dover edition.) Reprinted from the authoritative edition issued by the German publishers Bote & Bock.
Paperback from Dover Pubns
1994
 
The Complete Phantom of the Opera
by George Perry
Listed under Musicals

Don Giovanni/the Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series
by Burton D. Fisher, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Listed under Mozart

Listening to Strauss Operas: The Audience's Multiple Standpoints
by David B. Greene 
Listed under Richard Strauss

Mel Bay Presents Arias for Acoustic Guitar : Operatic Melodies Solo Guitar
by James Edwards 
Listed under Classical Guitar

Molto Agitato: The Mayhem Behind the Music at the Metropolitan Opera
by Johanna  Fiedler

A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert & Sullivan
by Gayden Wren
Listed under Gilbert and Sullivan

A Night at the Opera: An Irreverent Guide to the Plots, the Singers, the Composers, the Recordings
by Denis Forman
(Paperback)

La Boheme (Opera Classics Library Series)
by Burton D. Fisher (Editor), Giacomo Puccini
Listed under Puccini

Opera's Second Death
by Slavoj Zizek, Mladen Dolar
(Paperback)
 

Pagliacci in Full Score
Pagliacci in Full Score
by Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Book Description: One of the most enduringly popular of all operas, Pagliacci is a classic of the verismo, or realistic operatic tradition. Based on a real-life incident, this vivid musical drama begins as a simple farce involving Harlequin, Columbine and Clown, turns suddenly into a series of threatening encounters, and ends in a double tragedy. This full-score edition is reprinted from the authoritative 1892 score published by E. Sonzogno of Milan.
Paperback from Dover Pubns
1993
 
La Traviata (The Black Dog Opera Library)
by Daniel S. Brink
(Hardcover)

The New Grove Masters of Italian Opera: Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini (The New Grove)
by Philip Gossett, et al
(Paperback)

Messiah: In Full Score
by George Frideric Handel, Alfred Mann (Editor)
Listed under Handel

Manuel Garcia (1775-1832): Chronicle of the Life of a Bel Canto Tenor at the Dawn of Romanticism
by James Radomski
(Hardcover)

The Marriage of Figaro
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Listed under Mozart

Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna (Cambridge Studies in Opera)
Mary Kathleen Hunter(Editor), James Webster (Editor)
Cambridge Univ Pr (Short) / December 1997

Puccini: A Biography
by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz, William Weaver
Listed under Puccini

New York City Ballet Calendar
Listed under Art Calendars

Rosa Raisa : A Biography of a Diva With Selections from Her Memoirs
by Charles Mintzer 
An account of Russian born soprano Rosa Raisa (1893-1963) who began her career in Italy at the age of 14. Db.
Hardcover: 342 pages
Northeastern Univ Pr; ISBN: 1555535046; (December )

A Short History of Opera
by Donald Jay Grout, Hermine Weigel Williams
(Hardcover)

Wagner Handbook
by Richard Wagner (Editor), et al
Listed under Wagner
 

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