Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty
  • Free Uk delivery on all gifts
    Or you can add a donation at checkout
  • Personalise your gift at checkout
    Add a personal message, ecard or card front
  • Add a 'Little Extra' at checkout
    Add-on gifts available (including chocolate!)

Feedback

Free returns

-

FREE standard UK delivery

-

All profits fight poverty

Keep up with Oxfam's Online Shop

© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042). Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.

A Song of Love and Death

£8.99

Product description

" An analysis of opera covers the sources of its myths, current controversies, and opera's place in history, and covers major singers and composers. This book is an eloquent inquiry into the meaning of opera and its continuing power to disturb and excite is. Suffused with love of its subject and informed throughout with a lively and probing intelligence, this dazzling celebration of opera will be as welcome and enjoyable to new opera lovers as to longtime devotees. "

Hardback as blue and green cloth covered boards with silver lettering to the spine. Condition is very good with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket also in very good condition with some wear to the top and tail of the spine but covered with a plastic protective sleeve. Published in 1987, first edition.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Peter Conrad
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 3 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0671643533
ISBN-13:
9780671643539
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Poseidon Press

Standard UK Delivery (£3.95 per order)

Delivery FAQs

Ts & Cs
Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 28 days.
Returns policy

About this item

" An analysis of opera covers the sources of its myths, current controversies, and opera's place in history, and covers major singers and composers. This book is an eloquent inquiry into the meaning of opera and its continuing power to disturb and excite is. Suffused with love of its subject and informed throughout with a lively and probing intelligence, this dazzling celebration of opera will be as welcome and enjoyable to new opera lovers as to longtime devotees. "

Hardback as blue and green cloth covered boards with silver lettering to the spine. Condition is very good with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket also in very good condition with some wear to the top and tail of the spine but covered with a plastic protective sleeve. Published in 1987, first edition.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Peter Conrad
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 3 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0671643533
ISBN-13:
9780671643539
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Poseidon Press

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 28 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 28 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Shop Mutley Plain

A really great range for all Oxfam shoppers! We sell a variety of donated clothes and accessories, books, and homewares. We also stock new gifts, new jewellery and greetings cards. Call us for more information!

View Shop