The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera PDF ePub eBook

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera free pdf This is a handy, readable and easy-to-use opera guide by leading opera critic Rupert Christiansen, containing entries for over a hundred works, both familiar and unfamiliar. It includes features such as: snapshot plot summaries- background information on each opera- straightforward pointers to help your appreciation of the music and production- recommended recordings (CD, video and DVD)- and, a brief overview of the history of opera. "Highly recommended." ("Sunday Telegraph").

About Rupert Christiansen

Rupert Christiansen was born in London and educated at the universities of Cambridge and Columbia. As well as several books of cultural history, he has written about opera for many publications, including the Spectator, the Observer, the Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair. Since 1966 he has been opera critic of the Daily Telegraph and a regular broadcaster. He also sits on the editorial board of Opera magazine and the jury for the Birgit Nilsson Prize. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1997.

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Author : Rupert Christiansen
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 03 February 2011
ISBN : 0571260977
EAN : 9780571260973
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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