A History of Opera

A History of Opera


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A History of Opera by Carolyn Abbate, Roger Parker

A bold, engaging exploration of opera’s fundamental nature and enduring appeal, from the sixteenth century to the present.

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ISBN-13: 9780393057218
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 11/26/2012
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Abbate, professor of music at Harvard University, is the author of Unsung Voices and In Search of Opera. She writes on film, philosophy, and opera and has also worked as a translator and dramaturge. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Roger Parker, professor of music at King’s College London, writes on opera and music in London. He is the author of Leonora’s Last Act and Remaking the Song and was a founding coeditor of the Cambridge Opera Journal. He lives in Hampshire.

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