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Singing Archaeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten (Music Culture) Paperback – March 31, 1999


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  • Series: Music Culture
  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Wesleyan; 1st edition (March 31, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0819563420
  • ISBN-13: 978-0819563422
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,661,997 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A wonderful guide to the opera Akhnaten." -- Philip Glass

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“A wonderful guide to the opera Akhnaten.” (Philip Glass)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Christophe R. Merville on March 21, 2006
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John Richardson book explores every aspect of Philip Glass's Akhenaton: libretto, music, significance, archeology, etc.

Once I read that book, the opera I have known and listened to for more than 7 years became new again.

This book also puts Akhenaton into the perspective of the others main operas from Philip Glass.

An essential book about this opera and it's creator.
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