The Rough Guide to Opera

The Rough Guide to Opera

Book - 2007
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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.
Publisher: London : Rough Guides, 2007.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9781843535386
Branch Call Number: 782. 1 BOY 2007
Characteristics: xxiv, 733 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Staines, Joe
Alternative Title: Opera


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