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100 Great Operas and Their Stories: Act-By-Act Synopses

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An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much more.

Synopsis:

Act-by-act summaries of one hundred outstanding operas accompany notes on their production, arias, and literary background

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307773708
Publisher:
Doubleday
Subject:
Music : Genres & Styles - Opera
Author:
Simon, Henry William
Author:
Henry W. Simon
Author:
Henry William Simon
Subject:
Operas
Subject:
Stories, plots, etc.
Subject:
Opera
Subject:
Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Opera
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music | Opera
Subject:
Music-Opera Stories
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1960
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
554

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