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Opera Clive Griffin

Opera By Clive Griffin

Opera by Clive Griffin


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Brings the operatic world alive through the facts, the history, the famous composers and their most-loved operas.

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Opera by Clive Griffin

Brings the operatic world alive through the facts, the history, the famous composers and their most-loved operas. Need to Know? Opera is aimed at anyone who enjoys opera or is approaching it for the first time. Covering the rich history of the genre and key composers, it puts operas into their musical and historical context and provides helpful plot summaries of the most popular operas. From the early beginnings of opera, through to the most modern developments, Clive Griffin covers such classics as Madame Butterfly, The Magic Flute, The Barber of Seville and Carmen. Whether you're a casual opera goer looking to brush up your knowledge or a music student looking for a basic introduction, this book provides you with all the information you need in an accessible way, including suggestions for listening and tips for going further.

About Clive Griffin

Clive Griffin is a London-based music teacher with more than thirty years' experience. He also teaches English and Media studies. He is the author of the successful 'Music Matters' series of books, published by Batsford in the late 1980s/ early 1990s.

Additional information

GOR001952733
9780007241453
0007241453
Opera by Clive Griffin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
20070806
192
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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