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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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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

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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.

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ISBN-13:
9781304215024
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Publication date:
07/09/2013
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