Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571224593
No of pages: 416

Other Editions: Paperback

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera

Rupert Christiansen

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.

Features include:

- 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)

- a brief overview of the history of opera

'Highly recommended.' Sunday Telegraph


Categorised as: Music, Stage & Screen
Sub-categories: Classical Music
Genres & Themes: Pocket Guides; Criticism; Opera

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