Title: Songmaster

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Title: Songmaster Title Record # 1166
Author: Orson Scott Card
Date: 1980-07-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: WorldCat: Kidnapped at an early age, Ansset has been raised in isolation at a mystical retreat called the Songhouse. His life is filled with music, and having only songs for companions, he develops a voice that is unlike any other. But Ansset's voice is both a blessing and a curse--for it reflects all the hopes and fears of his audience, and, by magnifying their emotions, can be used either to heal or to destroy. When it is discovered that his is the voice that the Emperor has waited decades for, Ansset is summoned to the Imperial Palace on Old Earth. Many fates rest in Anssett's hands, and his songs will soon be put to the test: either to salve the troubled conscience of a conqueror or drive him, and the universe, into mad chaos.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1981 German Meistersänger
1982 French Les maîtres chanteurs
1989 Dutch Zangersmeester

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
17 1981 Locus Best SF Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Songmaster 1980-07-00 Orson Scott Card The Dial Press 0-8037-7711-6 $10.95 338 hc novel Lucinda Cowell  
Meistersänger 1981-00-00 Orson Scott Card Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24018) 3-404-24018-9 DM 7.80 361 pb novel Sarah Brown Checkmark
Songmaster 1981-01-00 Orson Scott Card The Dial Press / SFBC #3397 $3.98 277 hc novel Lucinda Cowell Checkmark
Songmaster 1981-05-00 Orson Scott Card Macdonald Futura 0-354-04707-8 £5.95 338 hc novel  
Songmaster 1981-06-00 Orson Scott Card Macdonald Futura 0-7088-8080-0 £1.75 338 pb novel Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Songmaster 1981-08-00 Orson Scott Card Dell 0-440-18178-X $2.75 338 pb novel Lucinda Cowell Checkmark
Les maîtres chanteurs 1982-02-00 Orson Scott Card Denoël (Présence du Futur #337) 2-207-30337-3   406 pb novel Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Songmaster 1987-10-00 Orson Scott Card Tor 0-812-53255-4 $3.95 377 pb novel Dennis Nolan Checkmark
Zangersmeester 1989-06-00 Orson Scott Card Meulenhoff (M=SF #265) 90-290-4183-8   298 tp novel Fred Gambino Checkmark
Songmaster 1990-03-00 Orson Scott Card Legend 0-09-963850-9 £3.99 377 pb novel Checkmark
Songmaster 1993-00-00 Orson Scott Card Tor 0-812-52486-1 $6.99 377 tp novel Dennis Nolan  
Songmaster 1994-07-00 Orson Scott Card Severn House 0-7278-4654-X £15.99 377 hc novel Ian D. Daniels  
Les maîtres chanteurs 2001-08-13 Orson Scott Card Denoël (Folio SF #66) 2-07-041952-5   466 pb novel Checkmark
Songmaster 2002-12-00 Orson Scott Card Orb 0-312-87662-9 $13.95 348 tp novel Dennis Nolan  
Songmaster: Library Edition 2006-11-01 Orson Scott Card Blackstone Audiobooks 0-7861-8057-9 $29.95   audio MP3 CD novel  
Songmaster: Library Edition 2006-11-01 Orson Scott Card Blackstone Audiobooks 0-7861-3509-3 $72.95   audio cassette novel  
Les maîtres chanteurs 2012-04-00 Orson Scott Card Denoël (Folio SF #66) 978-2-07-041952-4   466 pb novel Bastien L. Checkmark
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