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.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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|Title of eBook: 100 Great Operas And Their Stories|
|Release Date: 11-17-2010|
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