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100 Great Operas and Their Stories : ACT-By-ACT Synopses
by Henry W. Simon


Overview - 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 Briffen.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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 Briffen. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much more.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780385054485
  • ISBN-10: 0385054483
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: May 1989
  • Page Count: 560
  • Dimensions: 8.57 x 4.71 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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