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The Rough Guide to Opera (Rough Guides Reference Titles)

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The Rough Guide to Opera is a unique handbook on the most thrilling of art forms, spanning four hundred years of music drama. The title features lively biographical sketches of some 150 composers from Claudio Monteverdi to Poul Ruders, animating the main events of their careers and revealing their social and musical context. Entertaining accounts of hundreds of operas both famous and neglected and comprehensive reviews of over a thousand CD's from recent digital releases to the best historical recordings. From historical figures like Caruso to contemporary stars like Bryn Terfel, Renee Fleming and Daniel Barenboim, discover the finest singers and conductors on record. Superb photographs, drawings, and CD cover images make this title an Opera-lover's essential.

This paperback book is generally in very good condition, but has some light marks on the page edges and sticker residue on the front cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Matthew Boyden
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007, 4th edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843535386
ISBN-13:
9781843535386
Number of pages:
768
Publisher:
Rough Guides
Title:
The Rough Guide to Opera (Rough Guides Reference Titles)

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The Rough Guide to Opera is a unique handbook on the most thrilling of art forms, spanning four hundred years of music drama. The title features lively biographical sketches of some 150 composers from Claudio Monteverdi to Poul Ruders, animating the main events of their careers and revealing their social and musical context. Entertaining accounts of hundreds of operas both famous and neglected and comprehensive reviews of over a thousand CD's from recent digital releases to the best historical recordings. From historical figures like Caruso to contemporary stars like Bryn Terfel, Renee Fleming and Daniel Barenboim, discover the finest singers and conductors on record. Superb photographs, drawings, and CD cover images make this title an Opera-lover's essential.

This paperback book is generally in very good condition, but has some light marks on the page edges and sticker residue on the front cover.

Author(s):
Matthew Boyden
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007, 4th edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843535386
ISBN-13:
9781843535386
Number of pages:
768
Publisher:
Rough Guides
Title:
The Rough Guide to Opera (Rough Guides Reference Titles)

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