The Naxos A-Z of Singers

  • New publication surveying the careers and recording of 300 singers.
  • 'Off the Shelf' talk will feature highlights from the book and a selection of the best recordings from operatic singers

Dr David Patmore, of the Music Department, introduces his new book 'The Naxos A-Z of Singers' at the Off The Shelf Festival on Monday evening, 12 October, from 7:30pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Sheffield.

In his 'Off The Shelf' presentation David will talk about the genesis of 'The Naxos A-Z of Singers' and will play a wide range of examples from the CDs themselves.

David teaches Music Management in the Music Department and researches the history of the recording industry.

How to book

To book your place please visit the 'Off the Shelf' website.

About the publication

'The Naxos A-Z of Singers' surveys the recordings and careers of over 300 singers, the greatest vocalists who have made recordings from the dawn of recording right up to the present day. Each featured artist is covered through a career summary, notable recordings, detailed biography, and a critical appraisal of their recorded legacy.

In addition to the 300,000 word book, 'The Naxos A-Z of Singers' includes 4 CDs packed with notable recordings and allows free access to over 200 dedicated streams from the Naxos Music Library, all featuring singers covered in the book.