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Steane, J. B.

Overview
Works: 68 works in 381 publications in 4 languages and 6,710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Operas  Comedy plays  Live sound recordings  Discographies  Songs  Excerpts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction, Other, Redactor
Classifications: PR2605, 822.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about J. B Steane
Publications by J. B Steane
Publications by J. B Steane, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by J. B Steane
Marlowe; a critical study by J. B Steane( Book )
45 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
The grand tradition; seventy years of singing on record by J. B Steane( Book )
32 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
Tennyson by J. B Steane( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Presents the background to the life and times of Alfred Tennyson, surveys his works, and provides contemporary critical opinions of them
Singers of the century by J. B Steane( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and German and held by 489 libraries worldwide
In his previous books about singers, John Steane has taken for his subject the art of singing as heard on records (The Grand Tradition) and 'in the flesh' in opera houses and concert halls (Voices, Singers and Critics). Here, in Singers of the Century, he turns to the singers themselves, seeing how their art develops with the opportunities of their professional lives, with chance and design playing their part and all likely to be at the mercy of some quirk of taste or character. Each study is a carefully worked vignette, and the book is illustrated throughout with photographs and memorabilia, many never before published. Singers of the Century will appeal to all those with a love of singing and of music writing at its best
Voices, singers & critics by J. B Steane( Book )
13 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The alchemist by Ben Jonson( Book )
10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
"The Alchemist is a sublimely accomplished satirical farce about dreams of self-refinement: people want to transform themselves into something nobler, richer, more powerful, and more virile just as base metal was touted to be transformed into gold in the alchemical process. First performed in 1610 and set in the same contemporary London time period, the plot revolves around scheming con artists during their master's absence from the house. Face, Subtle and Doll Common dupe a series of "customers" whose desire for aggrandizement leads them to believe in the existence of the fabled "Philosopher's Stone". As their equipment boils over and blows up in the offstage kitchen, so their plot heats up and is exploded by the skeptical Surly and the arrival of their master who quietly pockets their proceeds and marries the rich widow to boot. The play is generally considered Ben Jonson's best comedy, deftly exposing human foible and foolishness to mockery and has continued to thrive in stage productions."--Publisher's description
The shoemaker's holiday by Thomas Dekker( Book )
10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Rowland Lacy, a young nobleman in love with Rose Oateley, daughter of Sir Roger, disguises himself as a Dutch shoemaker, Hans, and works in a shop with Simon Eyre, having sent a friend to France in his place. He wins Rose. Through Hans, Eyre gets a fortune, becomes sheriff, and then Lord Mayor of London; as such he declares a shoemakers' holiday, feasting all apprentices. 5 acts, 17 men, 4 women, extras, 6 interiors, 8 exteriors, costumes of the period
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf : a career on record by Alan Sanders( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
"This complete discography of all Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's recordings is illuminatingly enhanced by the singer's own candid comments and reflections. Schwarzkopf is the only recording musician ever to have examined her own legacy of recordings in any detail, and her discussions with John Steane, which form the first part of this book, are fascinating for her legendary self-criticism and delight in her art." "Alan Sanders' discography listing includes worldwide issues of records, cassettes and CDs, and covers Schwarzkopf's entire recording career from 1937 to 1979. This is interspersed with a commentary setting the scene for the recordings and putting them in the context of Schwarzkopf's live performances. The whole pattern of her singing activities is thus clearly conveyed." "The book includes photographs of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and her colleagues in the recording studios, some never previously published, and comprehensive indexes. It will be an essential and continual source of reference for all her admirers."--Jacket
Medea by Luigi Cherubini( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Listen to the June 30, 1959 recorded performance of Medea at the Royal Opera House, which received raved reviews on opening day. Other versions of the Covent Garden Medea exist but ICA Classics have very carefully re-mastered some new tapes that have produced excellent sound for their period
Singers of the century by J. B Steane( Book )
12 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Singers of the century by J. B Steane( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Singers of the century by J. B Steane( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Teresa Berganza by Teresa Berganza( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
14 songs by Kirsten Flagstad( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in Norwegian and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Christ's Tears over Jerusalem (extract) by Thomas Nash( file )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Unfortunate Traveller or The Life of Jack Wilton by Thomas Nash( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil by Thomas Nash( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Strange News (extract) (Penguin Classics) by Thomas Nash( file )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
J・B・スティーン
John Steane
Steane, J.
Steane, J. B.
Steane, J.B. 1928-2011
Steane, John.
Steane, John 1928-
Steane, John 1928-2011
Steane, John B.
Steane, John B. 1928-2011
Steane, John Barry
Steane, John Barry 1928-2011
Languages
English (208)
German (4)
Italian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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