Collins Discover: Opera is your one-stop guide to becoming a savvy and sophisticated opera-goer
Whether you're a casual fan looking to brush up on your knowledge or a first-time listener seeking a basic introduction, Collins Discover: Opera provides you with all the information you need to appreciate this unique art form. An ideal companion for anyone eager to learn more about opera, this book covers the rich history of the genre, including composers, storylines, and modern developments.
Inside you will find:
Key composers, influences, and national styles
Plot descriptions of the ten most famous operas
Information on sets, costumes, and theatricality
Top CD and DVD suggestions
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Clive Griffin is a London-based music teacher with more than thirty years' experience. He also teaches English and Media studies. He is the author of the successful 'Music Matters' series of books, published by Batsford in the late 1980s/ early 1990s.
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