A Singer’s Notebook by Ian Bostridge, of whom The New Yorker said, ‘He is not a good singer; he is a great one.’
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Ian Bostridge is one of the outstanding singers of our time. Yet his early career was that of a professional historian, and A Singer’s Notebook takes a look at the multifaceted world of classical music through the eyes of someone whose career as a singer has followed a unique trajectory.
'This is a consistently lively, learned, urbane and passionate book, once opened not likely to be closed until you have read it all.'
'Usually great singers cannot explain what they do. Ian Bostridge can.'
'Reading this sparkling collection leaves one keen for more.'
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