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Collins, 2007 - Opera - 191 pages
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Clive Griffin brings the operatic world alive through the facts, history, famous composers, and their most-loved operas.

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This is a good book IF you know nothing about opera. Nicely laid out, beautiful pictures (could use better captions) and informative of all styles and periods opera has gone through in the last 400+ ... Read full review


Early Italian opera
Opera in France and England

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About the author (2007)

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.

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