The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera
Oxford University Press, Mar 7, 1996 - History - 571 pages
Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Opera, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of opera available in paperback. Fully revised for this new edition, with over 3,500 entries on operas, composers, and performers, it is designed to be accessible to all those who enjoy opera, whether at the opera-house or at home. - ;Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Opera, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of opera available in paperback. Fully revised for this new edition, with over 3,500 entries, it is designed to be accessible to all those who enjoy opera, whether at the opera-house or on record. * Composers and their works * Singers and their notable performances * Plot summaries and separate entries for well-known roles, arias, and choruses * Leading conductors, producers, and designers * Opera companies and festivals - ;the most authoritative single-volume work of its kind - Independent on Sunday;an invaluable reference work - Gramophone
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