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Since its origins in the 16th Century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. More than 115 musical examples trace the history of opera and operetta up to present day.

Synopsis:

Since its origins in the 16th century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair arousing great passions. It has also produced some beautiful works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Richard Fawkes traces here the history of opera and operetta up to the late 1990s.

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ISBN:
9789626341766
performance Read:
Powell, Robert
Author:
Powell, Robert
Author:
Fawkes, Richard
Publisher:
Naxos Audiobooks
Location:
England? :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Opera
Subject:
Operas
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Opera
Subject:
Music | Opera
Abridged:
Abridged Edition
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Pages:
4 sound discs
Dimensions:
5.14x5.70x.87 in. .46 lbs.
Media Run Time:
317

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"Synopsis" by , Since its origins in the 16th century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair arousing great passions. It has also produced some beautiful works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Richard Fawkes traces here the history of opera and operetta up to the late 1990s.
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