Great Operas: A Guide To 25 Of The World's Finest Musical Experiences
Great Operas: A Guide to 25 of the World's Finest Musical Experiences
Michael Steen provides a compendium of self-standing short guides to twenty-five of the world's greatest and most popular operas.
Michael Steen studied at the Royal College of Music, was organ scholar at Oxford, and is currently Royal College of Music Society chairman.
'Great Operas will serve its target audience well: the plot summaries are detailed and clear, text boxes give helpful background information about librettists, sources and historical references, and there are plenty of good anecdotes about composers and singers.' -- The Times Literary Supplement
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