Dailey, Jeff S. Books

Jeff Dailey holds graduate degrees in both musicology and theatre from New York University, where he received his Ph.D. He is Director of Fine and Performing Arts for the Deer Park Schools and Associate Professor at Five Towns College, both in Suffolk County, NY.

Sir Arthur Sullivan’s Grand Opera Ivanhoe and Its Musical Precursors. Adaptations of Sir Walter Scott’s Novel for the Stage, 1819-1891
2008 0-7734-5068-8
Explores the drama behind the trajectory of the opera, Ivanhoe, and Arthur Sullivan’s venture into Grand Opera. The back story is complex and entertaining, dealing with issues of English nationalism, socialism, politics and real estate. This book contains ten black and white photographs.