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Fontainbleau; a comic opera. In three acts By John O'Keeffe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
The Castle of Andalusia: A Comic Opera, in Three Acts By John O'Keeffe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
Opera Bufa By Adam Fieled
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         How can a prose poem be a comic opera? Take the following ingredients and stir: Chopin, Maria Callas, Baudelaire, Pluto, Orpheus, the Court of... More > Ferdinand, Amherst wafer-eaters, Dante, Cleopatra, and Valium. Mix in a dollop of desperation, two dollops of perversity, and a small drop showmanship, and shake violently, as though in the midst of a fit. You have entered into a new realm; a foreign habitat; a fresh and unholy Opera Bufa. You may remain as long as you like. You may even sing along. The author, Adam Fieled, suggests exiting at the first sign of nausea, unless you find nausea pleasing. Oddly enough, some do.< Less
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera By Leigh Reynolds
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The Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books,... More > stories, computer games and more. Let Ruff help you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires. From the planetary romances of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Leigh Brackett, past Larry Niven and Joe Haldeman to the brilliant New Space Opera of Iain Banks, Alastair Reynolds and Neal Asher. Find visual feasts from Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers via Blake's 7, Dune, Babylon 5, Cowboy Bebop, Dead Space and Farscape to Star Trek, Star Wars and Avatar and beyond. Discover groundbreaking comics from DC, Marvel and others like the Omega Men, Dreadstar and Starslayer along with old favourites. Ruff will not let you put a paw wrong in your quests through hyperspace and ancient Martian landscapes.< Less
THE STEINY ROAD TO OPERADOM: The Making of American Operas By Karren Alenier
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ABOUT THE BOOK: This book, written in a style anyone can read, is a collection of essays, interviews, reviews, and a contemporary libretto with a time line of events that preceded the birth of a new... More > opera about Gertrude Stein. This entertaining book provides a roadmap for creative collaborators and performing arts educators. It is a history of American opera framed by the collaboration of Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson. With comments from opera luminaries such as Plácido Domingo and Mark Adamo, this unusual reference with a comic flair uniquely answers how to begin, sustain, and complete an opera project. It includes a bibliography and index. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Karren LaLonde Alenier’s fifth collection of poetry "Looking for Divine Transportation," won the 2002 Towson University Prize for Literature.< Less
Comic Monster 2 By Ronnie Shantz/Robinson
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OUTSIDE THE HOUSE: What happens when a man lives his life outside the house in every facet of his existence? THE PECULIAR WORLD OF ORY PEBO: A failed theatre owner evaluates his circumstances on the... More > night of his suicide amidst a mob assassination during his final stage performance. A SIMPLE TALE ABOUT NOTHING: A man weighs the pro's and cons of suicide after being dumped or going out with a beautiful bombshell taking in his predicament on a bridge. A DANGEROUS MAN, A DANGEROUS WOMAN: Two people with opposite mentalities realize they're made for each other. A BLUE MINUTE: Can a suave, successful lawyer woo the object of his affection who's happily involved with someone else, even for a blue minute? SOAP OPERA: An actor attempts going through life without speaking which is imperative for his chosen profession, with curious results. THE DOORWAY: A shy man too shy to make a move on the object of his affection is shown by a go-getter by example how to succeed in his endeavor.< Less
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Space Comics starring Captain Valiant By Mini Komix
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Space Comics brings back the classic space hero, Captain Valiant! From the British comic book series by Denis Gifford and Mick Anglo, Space Comics showcases Valiant of the Interplanetary Police... More > Patrol, as well as galactic guardians Speedsmith and Space Pilot! 100 Big Pages of intergalactic adventure!< Less
Cleopatra Nine: Urban Treasure Hunt (comic) By ProTimPhoto T.L.Harris III
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Cleopatra Nine: The Pineal Gland aka The Third Eye. spiritual / physical realm gateway, What happens if everyday people gain access to this insight?
Comic Duet For Two Cats Easy Piano Sheet Music Pdf By Gioachino Rossini
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A SilverTonalities Arrangement! Easy Note Style Sheet Music Letter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead!

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