Book by Joyce Bourne provides a guide to over 2,500 characters from over 270 operas -- not only the standard repertoire, but also important and interesting rarities. From Arabella to Wozzeck, entries give a description of the role, its vocal category, by whom the part was created, and notable performers. First edition, published by oxford University Press, 457 pp. Handsome book. Mint condition.
Canterbury of nicely figured rosewood, ideal for your magazines or sheet music, made in France in the mid-19th century. Very good condition. Retains original casters. Length: 17 inches; depth 15 inches; height 18 inches. Can easily be shipped via UPS anywhere in USA. More photographs are available and can be emailed.