The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera

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Oxford University Press, USA, Mar 7, 1996 - History - 571 pages
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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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About the author (1996)

John Warrack was University Lecturer in Music, and Fellow of St Hughes College, Oxford. He was Music Critic of the Sunday Telegraph, then director of the Leeds Music Festival. His books include Carl Maria von Weber, Tchaikovsky, and the Cambridge Opera Handbook on Die Meistersinger. He was awarded the degree of D.Litt by Oxford in 1989. Ewan West was Junior Research Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford from 1988 to 1992. He has been Lecturer in Music at Worcester College and Director of Studies in Music at Somerville College. He is now a civil servant.

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