Books tagged: opera

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The Paris Opera House Incident
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You set the price! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Tonight a youthful, attractive singer will die in an accident at the Paris Opera House... Or will she?
Quad Delta
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Series: Leavenworth, Kansas Enos Hobson Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,260. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Army Intelligence Lieutenant Colonel, Enos Hobson, is hired to discover what has happened to a $2.5 million family trust of a military widow and her general officer son. Hobson, a severely damaged PTSD victim of the first Gulf War, is faced with an evil Satanic group, Quad Delta, and assisted by a list of fascinating characters, which includes his Rhodesian Ridgeback hound, Sheba.
The Bear Who Sang Opera
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a grizzly bear walks into your office, it's enough to get your attention. When that grizzly turns out to be an opera-singing, biological-robot hybrid claiming someone stole his singing voice, it begins one of the strangest cases of Dexter Duff's career. Originally appeared in Analog Science Fiction.
Death Is the Cool Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A brooding classical pianist-turned-conductor cannot remember the night his nemesis was murdered. Did he commit the crime—or did the beautiful soprano with whom he is falling in love? In the fall of 1941, as war approaches, Death Is the Cool Night goes behind the scenes of a music conservatory and into the heart of some of the most beautiful compositions ever written for voice.
Heritage Italian-American Style/Patrimonio Italo Americano
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,650. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The book for Italians - and those who wish they were! Revised bilingual edition has been expanded from 1492 to 1776 fact-filled questions that highlight the endless contributions made by Italians and Italian Americans to western civilization. From Julius Caesar to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, from Galileo to Sinatra - who says education can't be fun? The “original” Italian cultural compendium.
Ding Dong the Diva's Dead
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011 by Camel Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Deborah de Lille is an opera singer—in the least grand sense. Her future looks bleak ... until she lands a role with a small-town company. Tales of Hoffmann features 3 leading ladies. The cast is well-acquainted, and familiarity has bred contempt. Debbie is the outsider, and someone is hell-bent on driving her out. If she stays the course, will opening night mean “curtains” for Debbie?
The Wondrous Voices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(Age Level – 7-11) Who ever heard of anyone singing all four voices: soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and baritone? Such a person existed, a shepherd in the mountains of eastern Italy. Deep in his throat is his vocal cord family, Maria, Mimi, Roberto, and Carlos as his sole companions, singing the night away. How could this boy go from the serenity of caring for his flock of sheep, to fame?
Comparison of Learning Classical Singing between European and Chinese Singers
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
This new book compares East-West learning styles in classical singing. Even if there are language barriers, the common denominator of song has always knocked down the walls of cultural differences to bring about the enjoyment of music. The book is for singers and music teachers who grapple with differences in singing techniques, languages and cultures.
Brünnhilde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This book is a delightful musical romp: Introducing Brünnhilde: A young woman discovers that she is actually a modern day Valkyrie, and that her Father and Mother are an ancient Norse God and Goddess. This is a book about show business, love, hope, gangsters, and the efforts to make dreams come true. Comedy, music, and a touch of Norse mythology intermix in this unusual tale.
Caruso's Mustache Off - and Other Writings about Music and Musicians
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 116,520. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Van Vechten wrote lively and often audacious essays on musical subjects. He was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Stravinsky, Erik Satie, Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music.