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Opera Matthew Boyden

Opera By Matthew Boyden

Opera by Matthew Boyden

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This guide to opera has biographies of 150 composers, descriptions of hundreds of operas, reviews of CDs, a who's who of the recorded opera singers, from the very prominent to the more obscure, and a directory of opera houses across the world.

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Opera: The Rough Guide by Matthew Boyden

"The Rough Guide to Opera" is the definitive handbook on the subject, spanning nearly four centuries from Monteverdi to the avante-garde. Features include:

Table of Contents

The birth of opera - Monteverdi to Purcell; Baroque opera - Vivaldi to Handel; the reformation of opera - Gluck to Mozart; the age of romanticism; Verdi, Wagner and their contemporaries; opera in transition - the generation of Puccini, Massenet and Debussy; the era of modernism; opera since World War II.

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Opera: The Rough Guide by Matthew Boyden
Used - Very Good
APA Publications
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