A Dictionary of Opera Characters

A Dictionary of Opera Characters

by Joyce Bourne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199550395

ISBN-13: 9780199550395

Pub. Date: 05/06/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A unique reference work containing over 2,500 detailed A-Z entries on operatic characters, this dictionary also offers feature articles written by well-known personalities from the world of opera, including Placido Domingo and Dame Janet Baker. It is an essential book for anyone with an interest in opera, from music students and professionals to spectators of all

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A unique reference work containing over 2,500 detailed A-Z entries on operatic characters, this dictionary also offers feature articles written by well-known personalities from the world of opera, including Placido Domingo and Dame Janet Baker. It is an essential book for anyone with an interest in opera, from music students and professionals to spectators of all kinds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199550395
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/06/2010
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.92(w) x 5.16(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors' Articles
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Abbreviations
A Dictionary of Opera Characters
Appendix 1: Biographies of Contributors Appendix 2: Composers and Operas Appendix 3: Some Operas of the Past Ten Years (1998-2008)
Appendix 4: Opera Web Links

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