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Atkinson, Paul. Everyday Arias: An Operatic Ethnography. Lanham: AltaMira Press, 2006, 235 pages, $72.00 (cloth); $26.95 ( paper).
De Caro, Gaspare. Euridice: Momenti dell'Uma-nesimo civile fiorentino. Bologna: Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2006, 252 pages, €30.00.
Goehr, Lydia, and Daniel Herwitz, editors. The "Don Giovanni" Moment: Essays on the Legacy of an Opera. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006, 317 pages, $40.00, £26.00.
Gossett, Philip. Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006, 697 pages, $35.00, £22.50.
Griffith, Paul. A Concise History of Western Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 357 pages, $35.00, £25.00.
Haine, Malou. Ernest Van Dyck, un ténor à Bayreuth suivi de la correspondance avec Cosima Wagner. Lyon: Symétrie, 2005, 273 pages, € 35.00.
Hotter, Hans. Memoirs. With Forewords by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Zubin Mehta, translated and edited by Donald Arthur. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2006, 320 pages, $35.00.
Marsh, Robert C. 150 Years of Opera in Chicago, completed and edited by Norman Pellegrini. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2006, 330 pages, $45.00.
Maretzek, Max. Further Revelations of an Opera Manager in 19th Century America: The Third Book of Memoirs by Max Maretzek. Edited and annotated by Ruth Henderson. Sterling Heights, Michigan: Harmonie Park Press, 2006, 165 pages, $40.00.
May, Thomas, editor. The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer. Pompton Plains: Amadeus Press, 2006, 473 pages, $27.95.
Millington, Barry. The New Grove Guide to Wagner and His Operas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, 208 pages, $15.95, €9.99.
Russo, Marco. Tommaso Traetta maestro di cappella napoletano (1727-1779). Genoa: Edizioni San Marco dei Giustiniani, 2006, 176 pages, €12.00.
Rutherford, Susan. The Prima Donna and Opera, 1815-1930. Cambridge Studies in Opera. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 393 pages, $99.00, £55.00.


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