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Eyewitness Guide New York City

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Eleanor Berman (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2016
440
1465441093
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Guidebook
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There are hundreds of guides, of course, but we like this one the best -- and we see more visitors in our neighborhood carrying it around.
$19.99

Opera 101, A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Opera

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Fred Plotkin, Placido Domingo (Introduction)
Hyperion
1994
494
0786880252
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A well-written introduction to opera, this volume includes a brief history of the art form, a guide to operatic terms and a review of 11 famous operas.
$18.00

100 Great Operas and Their Stories

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Henry W. Simon
Doubleday
1989
554
0385054483
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Music
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A reference to 100 of the best-known operas from the 17th century to today.
$18.95

Fodor's New York City's 25 Best

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Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546281
PAPER
Guidebook
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A shirt-pocket guide to New York City, featuring a detailed, fold-out map centered on Midtown. With suggested itineraries, walks and top 25 sights.
$13.99

The Penguin Concise Guide to Opera

MUS01
Amanda Holden
Penguin Putnam
2006
530
0141016825
PAPER
Reference
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An essential reference for the opera enthusiast. Well organized, with short descriptions of plots, characters, performances and historical background.
$22.00

Here is New York

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Roger Angell (Introduction), E.B. White
Little Bookroom
1999
56
1892145022
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
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Written in a hotel room over two hot days in the summer of 1948, White's timeless love letter captures the spirit of New York.
$16.95

Puccini Without Excuses: A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer

ITL783
William Berger
Vintage Books
2005
480
1400077788
PAPER
Music
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The popular NPR commentator and radio host gives us the third in his informal, entertaining series on renowned composers. Features a brief biography of the artist and essays on each of his eight operas.
$18.00

The Life of Verdi

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John Rosselli
Cambridge University Press
2000
204
052166957X
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Music
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Part biography, part musical history, the life story and major operas of the 19th-century composer.
$45.99

The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas

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John Freeman, Beverly Sills (Introduction)
W. W. Norton & Company
1997
1017
0393040518
HARD COVER
Music
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A two-volume, boxed collection of the complete plots for 225 operas, authorized by the Metropolitan Opera.
$50.00

Verdi

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Julian Budden
Oxford University Press
2008
448
0195323424
HARD COVER
Music
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Budden offers a concise, comprehensive portrait of Verdi the man and the artist in this engaging summation of Verdi scholarship.
$44.95

Verdi With a Vengeance, An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera

GEN170
William Berger
Vintage Books
2000
497
037570518X
PAPER
Music
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Recommended for its breezy, opinionated overview of Verdi's life and work.
$17.95

Carmen and Other Stories

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Prosper Merimee, Nicholas Jotcham (Translator)
Oxford University Press
2008
361
0199540446
PAPER
Literature
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A collection of nine stories, including Carmen, memorably set in southern Spain -- and source for the Bizet opera of the same name.
$13.95