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Nonfiction » Music » Opera
ΑΣΠΑΣΙΑ. Για το παιδί και την όπερα by Ioannis Develegkas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: Greek. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
To βιβλίο που κρατάτε στα χέρια σας, είναι μια σύντομη συνάντηση με την Ασπασία Ζέρβα. Μια πρωινή κουβεντούλα, που σφιχταγκαλιασμένη με το άρωμα της στιγμής και του ελληνικού καφέ ξεδιπλώνεται αβίαστα, άλλοτε με οδηγό το χιούμορ κι άλλοτε πάλι με τις θύμησες εκείνες που δεν συμφιλιώθηκαν ποτέ με τη φθορά του χρόνου, γιατί έσμιξαν με το πάθος της δημιουργίας και το βαθύ συναίσθημα του καλλιτέχνη.
History of Opera by IntroBooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
The book will then take you through the current styles of opera and its presence in different parts of the world today. The manner in which opera has been formed today and how it has been affected from its past changes.
Enrico Caruso by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
A Plot Summary of Mozart's Opera Don Giovanni by John R. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
A plot summary of the two acts of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni, with Italian text and English translation of three excerpts from the opera: the Catalogue Aria, the duet between Don Giovanni and Zerlina, and the visit of the stone guest.
A Very Brief Plot Summary of Donizetti's Opera Anna Bolena, with English translation and Italian text of the moving last moments of the opera by John R. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
The book is a very brief plot summary of Donizetti's opera Anna Bolena, with English translation and Italian text of the moving last moments of the opera.
Verdi and Wagner Opera Gala Commemorative Program by FARAXA Publishing (USA)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Commemorative program for the Opera Gala held to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, at the Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Malta on 27th September 2013.
Opera 101 Part I by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 36,850. 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."; Tchaikovsky and his "Eugen Onegin"; Pietro Mascagni and his, "Cavaliere Rusticana."
Opera 101 Part II by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! 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."
Popular Operas in the Maltese Islands by Tony C. Cutajar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
Operas are one of the most popular elements in the Western classical music tradition. They are an art form which incorporates many of the components of spoken theatre such as acting, scenery and costumes, and even dance. Operas are generally produced in a theatre or in an opera house and accompanied by an orchestra. Here are the 20 most popular operas in the Maltese islands to date.
250 Anecdotes About Opera by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,270. 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.”
Cartea despre demnitate by Alexandru Pătrașcu
Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?