A GUIDE TO OPERA RECORDINGS

By: Mordden, Ethan

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NY/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987.. 1987.. Fine. - 8vo, black cloth backed green paper covered boards titled in gilt, in dw (price-clipped). ix, [iii] & 308 pp. Near fine.

Of this book, which is not a discography but a critical work on the development of operatic interpretation and the comparative merits of opera recordings, the author writes in his Preface: "This is a critical review of a near-century's worth of opera records, comprehensive but not all-inclusive, designed to monitor the development of performing stylistics even as it measures the quality of the performances themselves." Dust jacket present.

Title: A GUIDE TO OPERA RECORDINGS

Author Name: Mordden, Ethan

Categories: Music,

Publisher: NY/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987.: 1987.

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 784

Keywords: MUSIC; MUSIC HISTORY; MUSIC CRITCISM; OPERA; HISTORY OF OPERA; OPERA RECORDS; OPERA RECORDINGS; ETHAN MORDDEN.