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Maria Callas: An Intimate Biography

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002743

ISBN: 0312269862

Condition: Fine


Maria Callas, born in America to Greek parents who had been in the U.S. a scant four months, was expected to be a boy. When born, her mother insisted she be "taken away" and wanted nothing to do with her ten pound baby girl. Despite these initial trials, Callas grew up into a beautiful young lady with a beautiful voice to match. This is her biography, from birth to death, and includes the many twists and turn her volatile life took. Included is her marriage to Ar... View more info

Thriller - the Musical Life of Michael Jackson

By: George, Nelson

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, De Capo Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004050

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In this revealing look at the making and meaning of Thriller, Nelson George illuminates the brilliant creative process (and work ethic) of Jackson and producer Quincy Jones, deftly exploring the larger context of the music, life, and seismic impact of Michael Jackson on three generations. Bound in black with gold lettering on the spine. The jacket has very light wear to the corners. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Burning Up: on Tour with the Jonas Brothers

By: Jonas, Joe, Kevin & Nick

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Disney Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004061

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is your backstage pass to life with Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas. It includes never-before-seen photos of the Jonas Brothers' Look Me in the Eyes tour and exclusive images taken during Hanna Montana & Miley Cyrus's Best of Both Worlds tour. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the band warming up, performing, and goofing off backstage. The dynamic photography is accompanied by a candid narrative by the Jonas Brothers themselves, chronicling their life on the ro... View more info

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Blackbird Singing: Poems and Lyric 1965-1999

By: McCartney, Paul; Mitchell, Adrian

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001436

ISBN: 0393020495

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


To actually read Paul McCartney's poems, whether exuberant love ballads or poignant messages of deepest brief, is to revel in the sheer power of language and to appreciate the electrifying confluence of dream and song. His words are as pure and magical as we remember them. McCartney emerges with a dreamlike yet thoroughly mature voice that confirms his stature as one of the most original and best-loved poets of our time. 185 pages including an index of titles. The jacket... View more info

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Bravi: Lyric Opera of Chicago

By: Porter, Andrew

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Abbeville Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002556

ISBN: 1558597719

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This is a book for people who love the opera. It celebrates one of the great companies in the world - Lyric Opera of Chicago - truly a special place where artists love to come to sing and where, night after night, audiences fill the house to overflowing. During the past 15 years, under the leadership of general director Ardis Krainik, and with artistic director Bruno Bartoletti, Lyric has given the world many truly extraordinary productions. To commemorate the Lyric's 40... View more info

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The Faber Book of Opera

By: Sutcliffe, Tom (editor)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: London, England, Faber & Faber: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001423

ISBN: 0571195954

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Opera has been a quarry for theorists ever since it began, and many of the theories were developed by the best talents involved - geniuses whose words add enormously to our appreciation of the art form. Also, opera in theory and practice has been discussed and digested by critics as well as singers, directors and impresarios, recalling their professional lives - from Michael Kelly, who claimed to be Mozart's favorite comic tenor, on. Eduard Hanslick, Leigh Hunt, Debussy,... View more info

College Songs - a Collection of the Most Popular Songs of the Colleges of America

By: Waite, Henry Randall (compiled by)

Price: $10.58

Publisher: Boston, MA, Oliver Ditson Company: 1918

Seller ID: 002580

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This is the New and Enlarged Edition of College Songs. In the index, the new songs are listed in black faced type (which doesn't look much different from the black type) . This collection includes nearly 100 songs, including: Auld Lang Syne, Bavarian Yodle, The Bull Dog, The Dude Who Couldn't Dance, Emmet's Lullaby, Eton Boating Song, Go Down, Moses, Massa's in de Cold, Cold Ground, Swanee Ribber, Serenade, Soldier's Farewell, There is a Tavern in the Town, The Two Roses... View more info