100 Great Operas and Their Stories: ACT-By-ACT Synopses (Abridged / Paperback)

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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385054485
ISBN-10: 0385054483
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: April 22nd, 1989
Pages: 560
Language: English