A Book of Operas : Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music (Illustrated)

A Book of Operas : Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music (Illustrated)

by Henry Edward Krehbiel

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A Book of Operas : Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music (Illustrated) by Henry Edward Krehbiel

• The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.
• The history of what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini's lyrical comedy "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"; it may, therefore, fittingly take the first place in these operatic studies. The place was the Park Theatre, then situated in Chambers Street, east of Broadway, and the date November 29, 1825. It was not the first performance of Italian opera music in America, however, nor yet of Rossini's merry work.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148346524
Publisher: Five Star Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 07/09/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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