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great operas

James W. Buel

great operas

by James W. Buel

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Published by The Société universelle lyrique in London, Philadelphia [etc.[ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • Composers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe romantic legends upon which the masters of song have founded their famous lyrical compositions, introduced by Giuseppe Verdi ... edited by James W. Buel, PH.D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT95 .B928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 v.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6774213M
    LC Control Number00001080

    The pocket book of great operas by Simon, Henry W., and Veinus, Abraham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at MYSTERIES OF THE GREAT OPERAS by Max Heindel [] FAUST, PARSIFAL, THE RING OF THE NIEBELUNG, TANNHAUSER, which we have considered from another viewpoint in a former book. We have often said in our literature, that a myth is a veiled symbol containing a great cosmic truth, a conception which differs radically from the generally.

    The New Milton Cross' Complete Stories of the Great Operas by Milton Cross and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! The pocket book of great operas,. [Henry W Simon; Abraham Veinus] -- A retelling of the stories of 22 immortal grand operas, plus .

    The stories of the great operas with music / edited by Ernest Newman and Sir Landon Ronald [complete in 4 volumes] by Newman, Ernest () Edition: First Edition Book condition: Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, 1/2 burgundy leather over cloth. Gilt-decorated spine compartments. Spine bands and Book Description. Genre/Form: Stories, plots, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Great operas. New York, Vintage Books, (OCoLC)


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"Great Operas" offers insight into the masterpieces of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Wagner, Verdi, and more. I find this book a great source to turn to pre-viewing of the operas that it covers as I feel it really adds to my appreciation and enjoyment of them.

No one chapter is excessively A great book for any opera fan's collection/5. Written by noted opera authority Henry W. Simon, this distinctive reference book contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the historic early seventeenth century masterpieces of Monteverdi to the modern classics of Gian-Carlo by: 5.

The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas, by veteran Opera News writer-critic-editor John W.

Freeman, is a good way to great operas book up such knowledge. Freeman offers brief composer biographies (72 of them), relevant background, and the basics on who's who and what happens in each of operas. His writing is unambiguous, succinct, and by: 8. Hardcover This book contains the stories of the great operas & their composers.

This omnibus volume includes the complete story of each opera, a comprehensive composer biography8, & a full descriptive analysis, generously illustrated with musical examples. William Newman is one of the most respected operatic by: 2. Oprah announces Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout, as the latest selection for Oprah's Book Club.

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Pages in category "Operas based on novels" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) ().

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The Phantom of the Opera (French: Le Fantôme de l'Opéra), is a novel by French writer Gaston was first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois from 23 Septemberto 8 January It was published in volume form in late March by Pierre Lafitte.

The novel is partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century and an Author: Gaston Leroux. Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga is the most enduring, most-awarded space opera of the last 30 years.

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Genre/Form: Stories, plots, etc Plot summaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howard, John Tasker, World's great operas. New York, Modern.

‎With four famous operas each from Mozart, Verdi and Puccini, and two each from Rossini and Donizetti, there is a feast of information. Here are short guides to The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni; to the splendour of Aïda, the heart-breaking La Traviata; the drama of Tosca.

The range is very bro 3/5(2). The Great Operas of Mozart by Nathan Broder,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). This work has a double object. Every great opera has a two-fold character; the two component parts are supreme music and supreme romance.

The aim of this work is to tell the stories accompanied by a descriptive analysis of the music. The point of view assumed is that of the ordinary music lover who, though an ardent follower of opera, has neither time, nor. When approached by Paris’s Opera-Comique theatre to compose a brand new piece, it was Georges Bizet proposed turning Prosper Merimee’s novella into an opera.

First published in Mérimée’s Carmen is inspired by a six-month visit to Spain in Set in southern Spain, the novella focuses on the young, flirtatious Gypsy, Carmen and hot-blooded corporal, Don Jose. Get this from a library. The world's great operas. [John Tasker Howard] -- The stories of operas.

Label: EMI Classics - 4 2 9,EMI Classics - 4 2 • Format: Box Set Compilation 35x, CD Album, Reissue, Remastered, Stereo, Mono • Country: Europe • Genre: Classical • Style: Opera, Romantic5/5(2).Opera is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers, but is distinct from musical theatre.

Such a "work" (the literal translation of the Italian word "opera") is typically a collaboration between a composer and a librettist and incorporates a number of the performing arts, such as acting, scenery, costume, and sometimes dance or ballet.About this Item: Societe Universelle Lyrique, Paris, France, Unbound.

Condition: Very Good. William de Leftwich Dodge (illustrator). 1st. beautiful, vintage print showing a scene from The Bohemian Girl, Act II scene ivfrom the opera by ration from The Great Operas edited by James W Buel (Societe Universelle Lyrique, c ).