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The Inner Voice

By: Fleming, Renee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143035947

ISBN: 0143035940

Condition: USED


One of the most celebrated talents in today's music scene, soprano Renee Fleming brings a consummately beautiful voice, striking interpretive talents, and compelling artistry to bear on performances that have captivated audiences in opera houses and recital halls throughout the world. In The Inner Voice--a book that is the story of her own artistic development and the "autobiography" of her voice--this great performer presents a unique and privileged look at the making of a singer and offers hard-won, practical advice to aspiring performance artists everywhere. From her youth as the child o... View more info

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Inner Voice: The Making of a Singer

By: Fleming, Renee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 10/9/2015

Seller ID: 9780670033515

ISBN: 0670033510

Condition: USED


Blessed with one of the most beautiful voices of her generation, soprano Ren?e Fleming is one of the most celebrated talents on today's music scene. In "The Inner Voice," this great singer shares what she has learned from her experience as an inspiration for those contemplating a career in the arts. From struggling to get a career under way to dealing with her own personal doubts, Fleming is wonderfully candid and articulate about her art?especially the little discussed heart-throat-mind connection?and childhood influences, formal education, mentors, preparation, and mental and physical discip... View more info

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Weep, Shudder, Die: A Guide to Loving Opera

By: Levine, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DEY STREET BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780061941313

ISBN: 006194131X

Condition: USED


Weep, Shudder, Die is an insightful and accessible guide to the grand art of opera for both new and longtime fans. For too long opera was relegated to high society and perceived as stuffy and remote. But now that has changed. A new generation of opera lovers has emerged, inviting a wave of extraordinary new productions and revivals the world over. Robert Levine has written an illuminating guide for this growing audience. With his signature wit, he examines the most famous composers and operas, from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen to Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro and Tchaikovsky's Eugen... View more info

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Masters of Italian Opera

By: New Grove

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780393303612

ISBN: 0393303616

Condition: USED


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Opera 101 : A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Opera

By: Plotkin, Fred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HACHETTE AUDIO PA:

Seller ID: 9780786880256

ISBN: 0786880252

Condition: USED


Opera is the fastest growing of all the performing arts, attracting audiences of all ages who are enthralled by the gorgeous music, vivid drama, and magnificent production values. If you've decided that the time has finally come to learn about opera and discover for yourself what it is about opera that sends your normally reserved friends into states of ecstatic abandon, this is the book for you. "Opera 101" is recognized as the standard text in English for anyone who wants to become an opera lover--a clear, friendly, and truly complete handbook to learning how to listen to opera, whether ... View more info

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Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera

By: Schweitzer, Viven

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780465096930

ISBN: 046509693X

Condition: USED


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100 Great Operas and their Stories

By: Simon, Henry W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 11/6/2010

Seller ID: 9780385054485

ISBN: 0385054483

Condition: USED


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Ring of the Nibelung

By: Wagner, Richard/Porter, Andrew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393008678

ISBN: 0393008673

Condition: USED


Richard Wagner's vast Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle comprises four full-length operas (Das Rheingold, Die Walkure, Siegfried and Gotterdammerung) and is arguably the most extraordinary achievement in the history of opera. His own libretto to the operas, translated by Andrew Porter, is an intricate system of metric patterns, imaginative metaphors and alliteration, combining to produce the music in text. View more info