The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas. Volume 2

by John W. Freeman

Hardcover, 1997




New York : Metropolitan Opera Guild : W.W. Norton, 1977


Here at last is the definitive opera story collection, the only one now authorized by the Metropolitan Opera. Written by the associate editor of Opera News magazine, the volume includes the complete plots of 150 different operas, biographical information on all of the 72 composers represented, easy access to the stories through both a table of contents and an index, and a foreword by Peter Allen.

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LibraryThing member WonderlandGrrl
Wonderful book...concise stories of the great and lesser know operas
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Concise and enlightening


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