100 Great Operas And Their Stories: Act-By-Act Synopses

100 Great Operas And Their Stories: Act-By-Act Synopses

by Henry W. Simon
     
 

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An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much more.

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An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much more.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307773708
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/17/2010
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
560
File size:
2 MB

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