Synopses & Reviews
The most comprehensive one-volume collection of unabridged opera lyrics ever published. It features virtually all of the operas that are being performed in the foremost opera houses and concert halls today. The text is presented in its original language as well as in an English translation. To enrich the experience, a short synopsis precedes each libretto. 101 Opera Librettos is indispensable for opera lovers and everyone curious about the literary richness of the worlds most beloved vocal musical performances.
A marriage of music and the written word in the most popularly priced package yet produced, each of these sets includes a complete opera on two Angel/EMI or Naxos compact discs, accompanied by the libretto in its original language and an English translation with annotated commentary. Full-color photographs illustrate the history of the operas and the performances.
The most comprehensive one-volume collection of unabridged opera lyrics ever published presents today's most frequently performed operas in their original language along with an English translation. A short plot synopsis precedes each libretto.