An Opera Miscellany: Everything you never knew about opera for buffs and bluffers

An Opera Miscellany: Everything you never knew about opera for buffs and bluffers

by Robert Weinberg
     
 

This fascinating book brings together for the first time everything you never knew about the world of opera. Fun, engaging and entertaining, it is a collection of facts, figures and miscellany which captures the sublimity and silliness of opera. From opera etiquette to the role of goats in opera, bible characters to favorite foods of the leading sopranos, no opera

Overview

This fascinating book brings together for the first time everything you never knew about the world of opera. Fun, engaging and entertaining, it is a collection of facts, figures and miscellany which captures the sublimity and silliness of opera. From opera etiquette to the role of goats in opera, bible characters to favorite foods of the leading sopranos, no opera fan (whether serious or armchair) anywhere will fail to be educated and entertained. The book includes a foreword by Lesley Garrett, one of opera's favorite sopranos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780462099811
Publisher:
Marshall Cavendish Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Weinberg is a writer, editor and radio producer. His weekly radio shows on Classic FM, "The Opera Show" (with Lesley Garrett) and "Classic FM at the Movies" (with Simon Bates), are enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of listeners. He is a regular contributor to "Classic FM" magazine.

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