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  • Paperback: 306 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press (3 Aug. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300168934
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300168938
  • Product Dimensions: 14.7 x 2.4 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 684,740 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A model of conciseness and clarity, Potter's work gratifies lovers of cultivated singing [to] no end." --Ray Olson, Booklist--Ray Olson "Booklist "

"I cannot think of anyone better suited to write on this subject."--Kenneth Bowen, opera singer

--Kenneth Bowen

"Potter's book is a thorough history of the heavy hitters of opera from the earliest days, via Caruso and Lanza, up to the ubiquitous three tenors and even Il Divo. Includes a comprehensive discographical reference section." - The Bookseller

-- (03/20/2009)

"This is a well-written, diligently researched book that even baritones and their fans should read."--John T. Hughes, Interantional Record Review-- (12/01/2009)

"Tenor chronicles the evolution of the tenor voice. Potter provides extensive bibliographical information on almost 500 famous singers."-- (11/28/2009)

"Potter's passion for his subject combines with his erudition to make for an appealing, authoritative, scholarly study."--S. C. Champagne, Choice-- (02/01/2010)

About the Author

John Potter is reader in music at the University of York. He is also a singer and vocal coach, with a discography of some 150 titles.

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