Nellie Melba, a Contemporary Review


"Melba... comes alive in this important 'review....' The editor has compiled an important overview of her career from contemporary and unimpeachable sources, interspersed with his own comments.... The book's organization is as superb as its authority. There is a complete discography with important notes, a good bibliography and index, a title index of the recordings, and pages of black and white photographs. Most important, Melba's articles on the art of singing are included. These pages are of great important for ALL young singers: Melba's ideas are almost always correct. A very important addition for every music library." - Choice

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Findlay MacKenzie
  • Thorold Waters
  • Bernard Shaw
  • William R. Moran
  • Richard Aldrich
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1985


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