Alba Second Hand Music - Online Catalogue

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Opera Scores

Title Code Composer/Author Description Condition Price
Comus MB-ARN-III Arne, Thomas

Full score of Comus, a masque by Milton, adapted by John Dalton with music by Arne. Edited by Julian Herbage. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music III. Stainer and Bell 1965. Ex-library.

Good £38
Alfred MS-ARN-XLV Arne, Thomas Augustine

Vocal score of Alfred - A masque written by David Mallet and James Thomson set to music by Thomas Arne. Ed. Alexander Scott. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music. Stainer and Bell 1981.

Good £40
King David OS-HO Arthur Honegger

Published Foetisch/Schirmer, English only,

Binding loose £10
All The King's Men VS-C20-B6 Bennett, Richard Rodney

Vocal score, 74pp, pb, pub. Universal Edition 1968

Good SOLD
Lulu OS-B-03 Berg, Alban

Vocal score, paperback, 317pp. Pub. Universal, 1964. Ex libris Stirling University, some stamps on inside front page.

Good, cover a little worn, content excellent. £50
Immortal Hour St.2.2.45 Boughton, Rutland

Vocal score published 1920 by Stainer & Bell, 210 pp.

Fairly good, careful repair to spine. SOLD
Death in Venice OS-B-02 Britten, Benjamin

Vocal score, paperback, 265pp. Pub. Faber 1975. Inscribed "To Peter". Ex libris Stirling University, some slight damage to inside front page but content excellent.

Very good, cover a little worn. SOLD
Owen Wingrave OS-B-01 Britten, Benjamin

Vocal score, paperback, 213pp. Pub Faber, 1973. Inscribed "To Joan and Isador Caplan". Ex libris Stirling University, some damage to front page but content excellent.

Content excellent. sold
Volpone Burt, Francis

Vocal score published Universal, 485pp, hb library binding. German/English.

Good £30.00
Euryanthe OS-WE C.M. de Weber

Attractive HB vocal score, French/ German

Good, slight wear to spine £16.00
Canterbury Pilgrims St.1.3.15. C.Villiers Stanford

Vocal score published Boosey & Co n.d. Specially written and composed for the Carl Rosa Opera Company and first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1884. Card cover, 287 pp.

Ex libris, cover and flyleaf marked, contents very good. £55.00
Echo et Narcisse CL1.27 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1953, BA 2295. Hb 236pp, preface in German, facs of original title page, text in French with German underlay. Ex-libris but in excellent condition.

Very Good £65.00
Il parnaso confuso CL1.34 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1970, BA 2285. Hb 137pp, preface and other information in German, 5pp facs, text in Italian. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £45.00
Il Re Pastore (Music Drama) CL1.30 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ Baerenreiter 1968, BA 2284. Hb 391pp, preface in German, 5pp facs, text in Italian with German underlay. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good sold
Iphigenie auf Tauris CL1.28 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ Baerenreiter 1965, BA 2281. Hb 291pp, preface in German, 6pp facs, text in German. Ex-libris but excellent condition.

Very Good £85.00
Iphigenie en Tauride CL1.26 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ. Baerenreiter 1973, BA 2287. Hb 365pp, preface in German and French, 4pp facs, text in French with German underlay. Ex-libris but in excellent condition.

Very Good £90.00
L'Ivrogne corrige Der bekehrte Trunkenbold CL1.36 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1951, BA 2298. Hb 90+5pp, preface in German, 4pp facs, text in French with German underlay. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £37.50
La corona CL1.35 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1974, BA 2299. Hb 167pp, preface in German, 6pp facs, text in Italian. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £50.00
La Danza CL1.32 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1969, BA 2290. Hb 99pp, preface in German, 4pp facs, text in Italian with German underlay. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £40.00
La Rencontre imprevue / Die Pilger von Mekka CL1.37 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1964, BA 2280. Hb 327pp, preface in German, 4pp facs, text in French with German underlay. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £80.00
Le Cinesi (Opera Seranade) CL1.31 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ Baerenreiter 1958, BA 2297. Hb 110pp,preface in German, 4pp facs, text in Italian with german underlay. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £40.00
Orfeo ed Euridice (Wien 1762) CL1.23 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ. Baerenreiter 1963, BA 2294. Hb 247pp, preface in German, 5pp facs, text Italian with German underlay. Ex-libris but excellent condition.

Very Good £70.00
Orphee et Euridice CL1.25 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score publ.Baerenreiter 1967, BA 2282, 367pp, preface in German, 6pp facs.Text in French with German underlay. Ex-libris but excellent condition.

Very Good £90.00
Telemaco CL1.24 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score pub Baerenreiter 1972, BA 2286. Preface in German, 5pp facs. Text in Italian. Ex-libris but excellent condition.

Very Good £90.00
Tetide (serenata) CL1.33 Christoph Willibald Gluck

Full Score published Baerenreiter 1978, BA 2300. Hb 276pp, preface in German, 4pp facs, text in Italian. Ex-libris in excellent condition.

Very Good £75.00
L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA OS-MON Claudio Monteverdi

Publ. Universal 1960, German/Italian

Good, slight wear to spine £24.00
A Village Romeo and Juliet FS-DEL Delius, Frederick

Music drama in six tableaux from Gottfried Keller's novel. Boosey and Hawkes. Ex-Sadler's Wells copy.

Fair £20
Sarka St.2.3.40 Fibich, Zdenek

Orbis, copyright 1950. Vocal score Czech only. Paperback.

Some wear to cover, contents unmarked. £20.00
Arden must Die (Arden muss Sterben) Ed.Op Goehr, Alexander

Vocal score published Schott 1967. hb 267pp

Very good, few insignificant library markings £32.50
La Juive (Die Judin) St.2.3.30 Halevy, F.

Vocal Score published Berlin n.d.
Attractive qtr leather binding. German and French.

Good, ex-libris with faint stamp on frontispiece and biro marks on flyleaf, contents very good. £25.00
Catiline Conspiracy Hamilton, Iain

Vocal score published Theodore Presser 1974 and 1975. hb 279pp

Very good, few insignificant library markings £35.00
Das Wundertheater St.2.3.58 Hans Werner Henze

Vocal Score, Published Schott's 1965,
German & English, ex libris hardback with library markings to flyleaf & frontispiece, contents near mint.

Good £25.00
Der junge Lord Henze

Vocal Score published Schott 1966. German/English,542pp.

Very good sold
The Bassarids shp Henze

Vocal Score publ Schott 1966, limp cover, ex libris.

Very good sold
Mathis der Maler OS-H-01 Hindemith, Paul

Vocal score, hardback, 283pp. Pub Schott 1935. All text in German.

Very good £22.50
Perfect Fool (Op. 39) Shp Holst

Copyright Novello 1923. Opera in one act. Vocal score with piano reduction.

Good.,Library stamps to prelims, contents clean. £25.00
Hary Janos OS-KOD3 Kodaly, Zoltan

Vocal score of Hry Jnos - a Hungarian Folk Opera (in the manner of Singspiel). Universal Edition 1956 (Hungarian and German).

Good £15
Cupid and Death MB-LOC-II Locke, Matthew and Christopher Gibbons

Cupid and Death, a masque by John Shirley with music by Matthew Locke and Christopher Gibbons. Edited by Edward J. Dent. Musica Britannica - A National Collection of Music II. Stainer and Bell 1951.

Good £25
The Red Sea Shp/Op Malcolm Williamson

Published Weinberger,copyright 1973. Vocal score of the opera first performed at Dartington College of Arts in 1972.

Ex-libris but in quite good condition. £15.00
Halka OS-STA2 Moniuszko, Stanislov

Vocal and piano score (hardback) of Halka, an opera in four acts. Polski Wydawnictwo Muzyczne 1952.

Good £23 Sold
L'Enfant et les Sortilges Shop Opera Ravel, Maurice

Vocal Score of Ravel's opera based on a poem by Colette. English translations by Katharine Wolff. Pb, 101pp, pub. Durand 1925. Illustrated cover.

Content very good, binding a little loose, cover a little worn/grubby Sold
Bang! OS-RUT2 Rutter, John

Vocal score of Bang! - An opera for young people. Oxford University Press 1976.

Good £6
Von heute auf morgen ( commentary ) Volume2 CL3.28 Schoenberg

Volume 2 of critical commentary of opera op.32
text in German
Complete Edition Schott 1974 Full-cloth binding

ex libris, good £20
Moses und Aron ( critical commentary) CL3.31 Schoenberg, Arnold

Critical commentary, sketches and drafts, edited by Christian Martin Schmidt
Text in German
Complete Works, Schott 1980, Full-cloth binding

Ex libris, good £20
Moses und Aron (volume 2) CL3.30 Schoenberg, Arnold

Opera in 3 acts for 5 Soloists, Chorus & Chamber orchestra
Volume 2 : Zwischenspiel, Act 2 + text of Act 3
Full score, Edited by Christian Martin Schmidt
Complete Works Schott 1978, Full-cloth binding

Ex libris, good £75
Von heute auf morgen CL3.25 Schoenberg, Arnold

One act opera, op.32, Full score
Edited by Richard Hoffmann
from the collected works Schott 1974 Hardback 249pp,

Ex libris, good £70
Von heute auf morgen (vocal score) CL3.26 Schoenberg, Arnold

Opera in one act, opus 32, Vocal score
Edited by Tadeusz Okuljar
Complete works Schott 1974 Full-cloth binding

Ex libris, good £45
Von heute auf morgen ( commentary ) Volume 1 CL3.27 Schoenberg, Arnold

Volume 1 : Critical commentary of one act opera op 32, sources, variants, sketches
Edited by Gosta Neuwirth, German text,
Complete works Schott 1972 Full-cloth binding

Ex libris, good £10
Die Nase (The Nose) OS-S-01 Shostakovich, Dmitri

Vocal score, Paperback, 396pp. Pub Universal 1962. German translation by Wagner & Fussl.

Very good. £45
Herr Dandolo OS-S-02 Siegel, Rudolf

Vocal score, hardback (rebound), 211pp. Pub. Universal 1919.

Very good. £15
Die Vier Grobiane St.3.14 Wolf-Ferrari

Vocal Score copyright Weinberger 1905, 291pp, soft cover, German/Italian.

Good but slight foxing to wrapper, contents clean. £17.50
Bluthochzeit OP-FO Wolfgang Fortner

Vocal score publ. Schott 4934 (1957)

Fairly Good, contents good slight wear to spine. £20.00

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