The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera
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Publisher : Faber & Faber
Total Pages : 336
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ISBN-10 : 9780571307838
ISBN-13 : 0571307833
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Download or read book The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera written by Rupert Christiansen and published by Faber & Faber. This book was released on 2014-04-29 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new edition of leading opera critic Rupert Christiansen's perennially popular Pocket Guide has between extensively revised, and incorporates many more operas from all periods, including recent works by Philip Glass, Mark Anthony Turnage, Thomas Ad├Ęs and George Benjamin. Whether you are a first-timer at La Boheme or a seasoned Wagnerian, every opera-goer can benefit from a little background information, and this book aims to provide just that. Accessible and easy-to-use, it contains entries for over a hundred works, both familiar and unfamiliar.


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