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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
413,709 words
Illustration(s):
1
‘A must-have volume’ The Times The second edition of this dictionary is a unique single volume reference on all aspects of dance performance. ... More
The Grove Book of Operas

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
519,805 words
Illustration(s):
194
“The Grove Book of Operas, Second Edition, should be on every opera-lover's short list of indispensable reference books. Highly recommended. ” - Gary Hoffman, Opera Today. ... More
The International Encyclopedia of Dance

The International Encyclopedia of Dance   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
2.55 million words
1998 Choice Outstanding Academic Book 1998 Library Journal Best Reference 1998 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source With nearly 2,000 articles written by ... More
A Dictionary of Opera Characters

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
223,611 words
‘a reference book for operaphiles...the answer to a prayer for those who attend operas without doing their homework properly’ - Sir George Christie A ... More
The Grove Book of Opera Singers

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
405,701 words
Illustration(s):
89
Covering over 1500 singers from the birth of opera to the present day, this marvellous volume will be an essential resource for all serious opera lovers and an indispensable companion to ... More
The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Performing arts, Music
Length:
567,408 words
Illustration(s):
164
‘Amazingly comprehensive and thoroughly researched, The Oxford Companion to the American Musical is a must for any theatre professional or theatre fan.’ Stephen ... More

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