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Well-known for leading audiences to a new appreciation of Verdi as a subtle and elaborate musical thinker, Pierluigi Petrobelli here turns his attention to the intriguing question of how musical theater works. In this collection of lively, penetrating essays, Petrobelli analyzes specific operas, mainly by Verdi, in terms of historical context, musical organization, and dramaturgical conventions.Originally published in 1994.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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9780691632797 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $74.95
9780691091341 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 1994, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Well-known for leading audiences to a new appreciation of Verdi as a subtle and elaborate musical thinker, Pierluigi Petrobelli here turns his attention to the intriguing question of how musical theater works.

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9780691603469 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Well-known for leading audiences to a new appreciation of Verdi as a subtle and elaborate musical thinker, Pierluigi Petrobelli here turns his attention to the intriguing question of how musical theater works.
9780691027104 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Well-known for leading audiences to a new appreciation of Verdi as a subtle and elaborate musical thinker, Pierluigi Petrobelli here turns his attention to the intriguing question of how musical theater works.

Discusses the librettos of Carmen, Tannhauser, Salome, Otello, and Tristand and Isolde
By Arthur Groos (editor)

Hardcover:

9780691632131 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $127.50 | also contains Reading Opera
9780691091327 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Discusses the librettos of Carmen, Tannhauser, Salome, Otello, and Tristand and Isolde

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9780691602677 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $51.00 | also contains Reading Opera | About this edition: "Libretto-bashing has a distinguished tradition in the blood sport of opera," writes Arthur Groos in the introduction to this broad survey of critical approaches to that much-maligned genre.

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Product Description: (Vocal Score). Reduction for voice and piano based on the critical edition. Includes historical introduction and critical commentary.
By Roger Parker (editor)

Paperback:

9788875929794 | Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi, November 1, 2015, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: (Vocal Score).

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Product Description: “The best single volume ever written on the subject, such is its range, authority, and readability.”―Times Literary Supplement Why has opera transfixed and fascinated audiences for centuries? Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker answer this question in their “effervescent, witty” (Die Welt, Germany) retelling of the history of opera, examining its development, the musical and dramatic means by which it communicates, and its role in society...read more

Hardcover:

9780393057218 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 26, 2012, cover price $49.95

Paperback:

9780393348958 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: “The best single volume ever written on the subject, such is its range, authority, and readability.

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Product Description: MG expert Roger Parker gives his advice on maintaining and modifying MGB, GT and GTV8 cars, with some additional reference to the MGC and MG RV8 models. The books in the Everyday Modifications series from Crowood are designed to guide classic car owners through the workshop skills needed to make their cars easier to use and enjoy...read more

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9781847978103, titled "Everyday Modifications For Your MGB, GT and GTV8: How to Make Your Classic Car Easier to Live With and Enjoy" | Crowood Pr, March 27, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: MG expert Roger Parker gives his advice on maintaining and modifying MGB, GT and GTV8 cars, with some additional reference to the MGC and MG RV8 models.

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Product Description: MGF and TF Restoration Manual provides the MGF or TF owner with a complete workshop guide to mechanical and body restoration for the cars. With the MGF in production between 1995 and 2001, and the MG TF until 2011, many of the cars have survived in a structurally and mechanically sound state, without the huge costs and complications of needing a complete body restoration that is so often the case with pre-1980 MGs...read more

Hardcover:

9781847974006 | Crowood Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: MGF and TF Restoration Manual provides the MGF or TF owner with a complete workshop guide to mechanical and body restoration for the cars.

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Product Description: Linda di Chamounix provides a fascinating case study of Donizetti's habit of frequent rewriting, as it underwent three significant revisions in the year following its 1842 permiere. This critical edition of Linda di Chamounix, using sources that in some cases have never before been studied, allows performers and scholars to reconstruct all three versions...read more

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9788875927783 | Critical edition (Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi, April 25, 2007), cover price $430.00 | About this edition: Linda di Chamounix provides a fascinating case study of Donizetti's habit of frequent rewriting, as it underwent three significant revisions in the year following its 1842 permiere.

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Product Description: Each entry in this New Grove series of composers and their operas is based on articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, that feature information on the lives of individual composers, their works, their librettists and interpreters, and the places where they performed...read more

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9780195313130 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 26, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Each entry in this New Grove series of composers and their operas is based on articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, that feature information on the lives of individual composers, their works, their librettists and interpreters, and the places where they performed.

Paperback:

9780195313147 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 26, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Each entry in this New Grove series of composers and their operas is based on articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, that feature information on the lives of individual composers, their works, their librettists and interpreters, and the places where they performed.

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Product Description: Opera performances are often radically inventive. Composers’ revisions, singers’ improvisations, and stage directors’ re-imaginings continually challenge our visions of canonical works. But do they go far enough? This elegantly written, beautifully concise book, spanning almost the entire history of opera, reexamines attitudes toward some of our best-loved musical works...read more

Hardcover:

9780520244184 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Opera performances are often radically inventive.

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Product Description: (Vocal Score). For the first time, this edition collects all the versions of this lively comic travesty opera. The basic text is the second version, staged in Naples in 1831. The musical numbers are linked either by recitative sections or by prose, left to the performer's discretion...read more
By Gaetano Donizetti (composer), Roger Parker (creator) and Anders Wiklund (composer)

Paperback:

9780634070440 | Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi, September 1, 2003, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: (Vocal Score).

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Product Description: Giuseppe Verdi, the popular genius behind Rigoletto, Aida and La Traviata, continues to enthral audiences with his daring music and stories of love and death. His life was as dramatic and passionate as his music. As this biography shows, he was always fighting: for Italy's freedom and nationhood and for his own artistic freedom against the censors, opera impressarios and the authorities...read more
By Barbara Meier, Roger Parker (introduced by) and Rosemary Smith (trans)

Hardcover:

9781904341048 | Haus Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Giuseppe Verdi, the popular genius behind Rigoletto, Aida and La Traviata, continues to enthral audiences with his daring music and stories of love and death.

Paperback:

9781904341055 | Haus Pub, May 1, 2003, cover price $15.95

By Alison Latham (editor) and Roger Parker (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198167358 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 8, 2001, cover price $155.00

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Product Description: This book examines in new ways opera and ballet criticism in early nineteenth-century France, taking seriously the motivations and beliefs of journalist critics. Rather than seeing their work as useful primarily for its raw factual information, the essays collected here look carefully at the historical, cultural, and aesthetic background that led critics to write as they did...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger Parker (editor) and Mary Ann Smart (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198166979 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 16, 2001, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book examines in new ways opera and ballet criticism in early nineteenth-century France, taking seriously the motivations and beliefs of journalist critics.

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Product Description: In its lavish amalgam of theatrical and musical resources, its flamboyant charm, its extravagant appeal to the heart and the mind, and its seemingly inexhaustible power to move and astonish us, opera is clearly the most spectacular of all the arts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger Parker (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198162827 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the history of opera and covers the major periods, including those of Italy, France, and Germany, and provides commentary on such composers as Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, and Verdi

Paperback:

9780192854452 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 28, 2001, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In its lavish amalgam of theatrical and musical resources, its flamboyant charm, its extravagant appeal to the heart and the mind, and its seemingly inexhaustible power to move and astonish us, opera is clearly the most spectacular of all the arts.

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Product Description: Celebrates the life of the Italian composer Guiseppe Verdi by showcasing each of his operas, including the popular "Aida" and "La Traviata" (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger Parker (editor) and Stanley Sadie (editor)

Hardcover:

9780312244316 | St Martins Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Celebrates the life of the Italian composer Guiseppe Verdi by showcasing each of his operas, including the popular "Aida" and "La Traviata"

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Product Description: In these essays, Roger Parker brings a series of valuable insights to bear on Verdian analysis and criticism, and does so in a way that responds both to an opera-goer's love of musical drama and to a scholar's concern for recent critical trends...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780691015576 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 3, 1997, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: In these essays, Roger Parker brings a series of valuable insights to bear on Verdian analysis and criticism, and does so in a way that responds both to an opera-goer's love of musical drama and to a scholar's concern for recent critical trends.

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Product Description: This volume presents proceedings from the first Australian-New Zealand Geoenvironment conference. The conference provides a forum for researchers and practitioners in the region to exchange ideas, share information and discuss the effective management of the geoenvironment. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Abdelmalek Bouazza (editor), Jayantha Kodikara (editor) and Roger Parker (editor)

Hardcover:

9789054109037 | CRC Pr I Llc, November 1, 1997, cover price $275.00 | About this edition: This volume presents proceedings from the first Australian-New Zealand Geoenvironment conference.

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Product Description: A fast, authoritative reference guide to more than 1,000 prescription products with their generic equivalents. this book has been prepared to assist all health personnel involved in the prescription practice. Featuring a cross listing of prescription drugs including drug categories, current legal status of medication, refill and scheduling guidelines, dose range and dose forms...read more

Paperback:

9780944496411 | Precept Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A fast, authoritative reference guide to more than 1,000 prescription products with their generic equivalents.

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Product Description: Analyzing Opera: Verdi and Wagner explores the latest developments in opera analysis by considering, side by side, the works of the two greatest opera composers of the nineteenth century. Although the juxtaposition is not new, comparative studies have tended to view these masters as radically different both as musicians and as musical dramatists...read more

Hardcover:

9780520061576 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Analyzing Opera: Verdi and Wagner explores the latest developments in opera analysis by considering, side by side, the works of the two greatest opera composers of the nineteenth century.

Product Description: This anthology contains eighteen representative examples of the particular difficulties presented by twentieth-century scores, stimulating consideration of the relationship between what is seen (the score) and what is heard (the music)...read more

Paperback:

9780193210301 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This anthology contains eighteen representative examples of the particular difficulties presented by twentieth-century scores, stimulating consideration of the relationship between what is seen (the score) and what is heard (the music).

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Product Description: This guide presents a unique collection of critical, analytical, and documentary essays on Puccini's most popular opera. There are new studies on the background to Parisian bohemianism (by Jerrold Seigel), on Puccini's musical language (by William Drabkin), and on the opera's stage history (by William Ashbrook)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521264891 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 29, 1986, cover price $67.99 | About this edition: This guide presents a unique collection of critical, analytical, and documentary essays on Puccini's most popular opera.

Paperback:

9780521319133 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1986, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This guide presents a unique collection of critical, analytical, and documentary essays on Puccini's most popular opera.

Product Description: This is edition 5.2 of this international opera journal. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, acknowledging the impact of other art forms on opera. 1993 is the fifth anniversary year of the publication.
By Arthur Groos (editor) and Roger Parker

Paperback:

9780521458009 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 30, 1983, cover price $12.75 | About this edition: This is edition 5.

By Arthur Groos (editor) and Roger Parker

Paperback:

9780521395731 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 30, 1983, cover price $12.75

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