Puccini and His Operas

by Stanley Sadie

Paper Book, 2000




London : New York, NY : Macmillan ; St. Martin's, 2000.


The New Grove name is one of the most prestigious imprints of music reference books in the world. Already the publisher of The New Grove Book of Operas, St. Martin's is now making these exhaustive volumes on Mozart and Puccini and their operas available in two beautiful packages at an affordable price.The books have been written by renowned authorities from around the world, and are illustrated with music examples and halftones. Each begins with an introduction by Stanley Sadie and offers: -- A chronology of the composer's life and operas-- Synopses and expert appreciations of the operas-- A glossary of operatic terms-- An index for easy referenceIn addition, both volumes offer information on the librettists with whom Mozart and Puccini collaborated, as well as on the most significant singers, conductors, and directors who have specialized in their work.These are the perfect books for any opera lover to have at the heart of the opera season.… (more)



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