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OPERA LIBRETTI:

GLUCK AND MONTEVERDI OPERA LIBERETTI

By Nico Castel
Assisted and Edited by Marcie Stapp

Volume I contains: Orfeo ed Euridice; Alceste; Iphigènie en Aulide; and Iphigènie en Tauride by Chirstoph Willibald Gluck and L'Orfeo; I1 Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria; and L'Incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Montaeverdi

Foreword by Maestro James Conlon

xxii + 459 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-76-1

$65.00

 

THE LIBRETTI OF MOZART'S COMPLETED OPERAS
In Two Volumes
By Nico Castel

Volume I contains: Bastien und Bastienne; La Clemenza di Tito; Così fan Tutte; Don Giovanni; Die Entführung aus dem Serail; La Finta Giardiniera; and La Finta Semplice.

Foreword by Maestro Julius Rudel

xxix + 781 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-21-4

$75.00

Volume II of the Mozart libretti contains: Idomeneo; Lucio Silla; Mitridate, Re di Ponto; Le Nozze di Figaro; Il Re Pastore; Der Schauspieldirektor; and Die Zauberflöte. It also contains two arias from Zaïde, which was not completed.

Foreword by Maestro Julius Rudel

710 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-22-2

$75.00

 

THE COMPLETE PUCCINI LIBRETTI
In Two Volumes*
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

*except Turandot, which will not be available until the year 2022.

Volume I (Revised) of the Puccini Libretti contains: La Bohème; Edgar; La Fanciulla del West; Madama Butterfly, and Manon Lescaut.

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xv + 466 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-46-X

$65.00

Volume II (Revised) of the Puccini Libretti contains: La Rondine; Tosca; Il Trittico (Il Tabarro; Suor Angelica; and Gianni Schicchi) and Le Villi.

Edited by Marcie Stapp

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xx + 350 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-53-2

$65.00

 

THE COMPLETE VERDI LIBRETTI
In Four Volumes
By Nico Castel

Volume I contains: Aïda; Alzira; Aroldo; Attila; Un Ballo in Maschera; La Battaglia di Legnano; and Il Corsaro.

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xv + 438 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-10-9

$75.00

Volume II contains: Don Carlo; I Due Foscari; Ernani; Falstaff; La Forza del Destino; Giovanna d'Arco; and Un Giorno di Regno.

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xvi + 618 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-11-7

$75.00*

Volume III contains: I Lombardi; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; I Masnadieri; Nabucco; Oberto Conte di San Bonifacio; and Otello.

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xv + 484 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-12-5

$75.00

Volume IV contains: Rigoletto; Simon Boccanegra; Stiffelio; La Traviata; Il Trovatore; and I Vespri Siciliani.

Foreword by Sherrill Milnes

xv + 523 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-13-3

$60.00

As with the Puccini Libretti volumes, Sherrill Milnes wrote the Foreword for the Verdi. As he is recognized as an international specialist in the difficult Verdi baritone roles, this seemed most appropriate.

 

FRENCH OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume I
By Nico Castel

Volume I contains: Werther and Chérubin (Massenet); Carmen (Bizet); Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns); Lakmé (Delibes); Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy); Don Carlos (Verdi)[French version]; Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)

Foreword by Beverly Sills

xviii + 701 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-878617-27-3

$75.00

 

FRENCH OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume II
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Volume II contains: Faust and Roméo et Juliette (Gounod); La Juive (Halévy); Mignon and Hamlet (Thomas); Thaïs and Manon (Massenet); and Les Pêcheurs de Perles (Bizet).

Foreword by Beverly Sills

xx + 684 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-878617-36-2

$75.00

 

FRENCH OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume III
By Nico Castel
Edited by Scott Jackson Wiley and Michel Singher

Foreword by Frederica von Stade

xx + 658 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-44-3

$75.00

 

ITALIAN BELCANTO OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume I
By Nico Castel
Edited by Scott Jackson Wiley

Volume I contains: Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Il Turco in Italia (Rossini); Lucia di Lammermoor, L'Elisir d'Amore, and Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) and Norma and I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini).

Foreword by Dame Joan Sutherland

xiv + 570 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-878617-33-8

$70.00

 

ITALIAN BELCANTO OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume II
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Volume II contains: La Cenerentola and L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini); La Sonnambula and I Puritani (Bellini); Anna Bolena; Maria Stuarda; Roberto Devereux and Don Pasquale (Donizetti).

Foreword by Dame Joan Sutherland.

xix + 652 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-878617-34-6

$75.00

 

ITALIAN/FRENCH BELCANTO OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume III

By Nico Castel

Our third volume of Belcanto libretti contains four Italian and four French libretti. The Italian libretti are: Il Viaggio a Reims, Semiramide, and Otello (Rossini); and Beatrice di Tenda (Bellini). The French libretti include La Fille du Régiment and La Favorite (Donizetti); and Le Comte Ory and Guillaume Tell (Rossini).

xxiii + 612 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-878617-35-4 $75.00

 

VERISMO OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume I
By Nico Castel
Edited by Scott Jackson Wiley

Volume I contains: Andrea Chénier and Fedora (Giordano); Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea); La Bohème and Pagliacci (Leoncavallo); Mefistofele (Boito); Cavalleria Rusticana and L'Amico Fritz (Mascagni); and La Gioconda (Ponchielli).

Foreword by Plácido Domingo.

xx + 717 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-8786127-37-0

$75.00

 

FOUR STRAUSS OPERA LIBRETTI
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Contains: Der Rosenkavalier; Elektra; Salome; and Ariadne auf Naxos

Foreword by Evelyn Lear

xiii + 430 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-41-9

$65.00

 

GERMAN MISCELLANEOUS OPERA LIBRETTI
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Contains: Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; and Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner); Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai); Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck); Fidelio (Beethoven) and Der Freischütz (von Weber).

Foreword by Thomas Hampson

Pages xxii + 610

ISBN 1-878617-57-5

$75.00

 

THREE WAGNER OPERA LIBRETTI
By Nico Castel

This new volume contains "the big three" libretti of Wagner:
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal.

Pages xxii + 533 Hard Cover Linen Binding

ISBN 1-8788617-688-0

$70.00

 
LIBRETTI OF RUSSIAN OPERAS
Volume I

By Anton Belov
Contains: Russlan and Ludmila (Glinka); Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky); Eugene Onegin and The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky); Aleko (Rachmaninoff); and The Golden Cockerel (Rimsky-Korsakov)

Foreword by Nico Castel

Pages xxxvi + 493

ISBN 1-878617-61-3

$70.00

 
VARIANTS IN WAGNER'S VOCAL LINES
(The "Ring" Operas)

By Susan S. Webb

This unusual volume is a departure from any volume we have ever published. It contains the musical and texts variants from one published or manuscript source to another, as they are found in Wagner's DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN.

pp.
Hard Binding
Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-65-6

$70.00

 
HANDEL OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume I
By Nico Castel
Edited by Hemdi Kfir

Contains: Rodelinda; Alcina; Agrippina; Giulio Cesare; Rinaldo; and Ottone.

Foreword by Dame Joan Sutherland

IIlustrations by Eugene Green

xix + 495 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-66-4

$70.00



HANDEL OPERA LIBRETTI
Volume II
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Contains: Ariodante; Serse; Orlando; Partenope; Tamerlano; Radamisto; and Lotario.

Foreword by James Conlon

IIlustrations by Eugene Green

xviii + 524 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-73-7
$70.00



DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN (WAGNER)
By Nico Castel
Edited by Marcie Stapp

Contains: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; and Götterdämmerung.

xxiii + 555 Pages Hard Cover Linen Binding Smyth-Sewn

ISBN 1-878617-42-7
$70.00



VIENNESE OPERETTA LIBRETTI

Johann Strauss's
DIE FLEDERMAUS

111 Pages Smyth-Sewn Paper Binding

ISBN 1-878617-70-2
$25.00

 

VIENNESE OPERETTA LIBRETTI

Franz Lehár's
DIE LUSTIGE WITWE
(The Merry Widow)

91 Pages Smyth-Sewn Paper Binding

ISBN 1-878617-71-0
$25.00

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