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The Opera Quarterly 20.3 (2004) 462-463

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Books Received

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Lorenzo Bianconi and Giorgio Pestelli, editors. Opera in Theory and Practice, Image and Myth. Translated by Kenneth Chalmers and Mary Whittall. The History of Italian Opera 6. 1988. Reprint, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003, 467 pages, $70.00

Dieter Borchmeyer. Drama and the World of Richard Wagner. Translated by Daphne Ellis. 2000. Reprint, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003, 401 pages, $39.50

José Antonio Bowen, editor. The Cambridge Companion to Conducting. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004, 364 pages, $70.00 (cloth), $26.00 (paper)

John Canarina. Pierre Monteux, Maître. Pompton Plains, N.J.: Amadeus Press, 2004, 353 pages, $29.95

Armando Cesari. Mario Lanza: An American Tragedy. Fort Worth: Baskerville, 2004, 384 pages, $67.50

David Charlton, editor. The Cambridge Companion to Grand Opera. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 517 pages, $70.00 (cloth), $26.00 (paper)

Laurence Dreyfus. Bach and the Patterns of Invention. 1996. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004, 270 pages, $19.95 (paper)

John Fauvel, Raymond Flood, and Robin Wilson, editors. Music and Mathematics: FromPythagoras to Fractals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, 197 pages, £39.50

Christopher Fifield, editor. The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier. Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell Press, 2003, 345 pages, $39.95

Myer Fredman. The Drama of Opera: Exotic and Irrational Entertainment. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2003, 160 pages, $25.00 [End Page 462]

Marilyn Horne with Jane Scovell. Marilyn Horne: The Song Continues. Fort Worth: Baskerville, 2004, 294 pages, $67.50

Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon. Opera: The Art of Dying. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004, 239 pages, $27.95

Massimo Ossi. Divining the Oracle: Monteverdi's "Seconda Prattica." Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003, 298 pages, $60.00

Roger Scruton. Death-Devoted Heart: Sex and the Sacred in Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde." Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, 248 pages, $25.00

Stephen Tanner and Nancy Tanner, compilers and editors. Quotable Opera: Aria Ready for a Laugh? N.p.: Sound and Vision, 2003, 136 pages, $16.95



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