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Opera 101 Part I
You set the price! Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
An introduction to opera: "The Instant Opera Expert." And bios of George Bizet and his, "Carmen": Gaetano Donizetti and his "Lucia di Lammermoor" ·and "L'elisir d'amore"; Ruggero Leoncavallo and his, "Pagliacci."; Gioachino Rossini and his "The Barber of Seville." Tchaikovsky and his "Eugen Onegin"; Pietro Mascagni and his, "Cavaliere Rusticana."
250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
Opera 101 Part II
You set the price! Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
This is part two of the series and includes: Bio of Mozart and a study of "The Magic Flute." Jacques Offenbach and his, "The Tales of Hoffman." Giacomo Puccini and his, "La Boheme," Tosca," "Madama Butterfly," and "Turindot." Johann Strauss II and "Die Fledermaus."