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Title: DEFINITIVE OPERA ENCYCLOPEDIA
NEW & EXPANDED EDITION
By: Stanley Sadie, Philip Langridge (Foreword)
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 1783619902
ISBN 13: 9781783619900
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Publisher: FLAME TREE PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 22 July, 2017
Series: Definitive Encyclopedias
Pages: 384
Description: Updated, expanded and richly detailed this new, text version of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera examines the history and development of opera, from its roots in the theatrical choral dances of Ancient Greece, through the sublime compositions of Handel and Mozart and on to the groundbreaking works of Verdi, Wagner and beyond.
Synopsis: Updated and expanded version of the classic reference work, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera, this new text edition examines the history and development of opera, from its roots in the theatrical choral dances of Ancient Greece, through the sublime compositions of Handel and Mozart and on to the groundbreaking works of Verdi, Wagner and beyond. Organised by era, the composers and their works, along with the key librettists and singers of the period, are placed in their historical, social and cultural context through extensive introductory sections. Cross-references and theme boxes allow the reader to follow a particular area of interest throughout the book, or to explore related information. The comprehensive text brings to life the splendour and emotional energy of the best operas, performers and companies.
Illustrations: 400 Illustrations, color
Publication: UK
Imprint: Flame Tree Publishing
Returns: Returnable
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