100 Great Operas and Their Stories Act-By-Act Synopses

ISBN-10: 0385054483

ISBN-13: 9780385054485

Edition: 1960 (Revised)

Authors: Henry W. Simon

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An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background, and much more.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1960
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/22/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
The Abduction From the Seraglio, Mozart
L'Africaine, Meyerbeer
Aida, Verdi
Alceste, Gluck
Amahl and the Night Visitors, Menotti
L'amore Dei Tre Re, Montemezzi
Andrea Chenier, Giordano
Arabella, Strauss
Ariadne Auf Naxos, Strauss
Un Ballo in Maschera, Verdi
The Barber of Seville, Rossini
Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Rossini
The Bartered Bride, Smetana
Bastien Und Bastienne, Mozart
The Bat, Strauss
La Boheme, Puccini
Boris Godounoff, Moussorgsky
Capriccio, Strauss
Carmen, Bizet
Cavalleria Rusticana, Mascagni
La Cenerentola, Rossini
Cinderella, Rossini
The Clandestine Marriage, Cimarosa
The Cloak, Puccini
The Consul, Menotti
Les Contes D'hoffmann, Offenbach
Le Coq D'or, Rimsky-Korsakoff
Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart
Dido and Aeneas, Purcell
Don Carlos, Verdi
Don Giovanni, Mozart
Don Juan, Mozart
Don Pasquale, Donizetti
Elektra, Strauss
L'Elisir D'Amore, Donizetti
Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail, Mozart
Ernani, Verdi
Eugen Onegin, Tchaikovsky
The Fable of Orpheus, Monteverdi
Falstaff, Verdi
La Fanciulla Del West, Puccini
Faust, Gounod
La Favola D'orfeo, Monteverdi
Fidelio, Beethoven
Die Fledermaus, Strauss
Der Fliegende Hollander, Wagner
The Flying Dutchman, Wagner
The Force of Destiny, Verdi
La Forza Del Destino, Verdi
Four Saints in Three Acts, Thomson
Der Freischutz, Weber
Gianni Schicchi, Puccini
La Gioconda, Ponchielli
The Girl of the Golden West, Puccini
Giulio Cesare, Handel
The Golden Cockerel, Rimsky-Korsakoff
Die Gotterdammerung, Wagner
Guillaume Tell, Rossini
Hansel Und Gretel, Humperdinck
L'Heure Espagnole, Ravel
Les Huguenots, Meyerbeer
Julius Caesar, Handel
The Knight of the Rose, Strauss
Knyaz Igor, Borodin
Lakme, Delibes
Lohengrin, Wagner
Louise, Charpentier
The Love of Three Kings, Montemezzi
The Love for Three Oranges, Prokofieff
Lucia Di Lammermoor, Donizetti
Lyubov K Trem Apelsinam, Prokofieff
Madama Butterfly, Puccini
The Magic Flute, Mozart
Manon, Massenet
Manon Lescaut, Puccini
The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart
Martha, Flotow
A Masked Ball, Verdi
The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Wagner
Il Matrimonio Segreto, Cimarosa
The Medium, Menotti
Mefistofele, Boito
Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, Wagner
Mignon, Thomas
Norma, Bellini
Le Nozze Di Figaro, Mozart
Oberon, Weber
Orpheus and Eurydice, Gluck
Otello, Verdi
Pagliacci, Leoncavallo
Parsifal, Wagner
Pelleas Et Melisande, Debussy
Peter Grimes, Britten
Porgy and Bess, Gershwin
Prince Igor, Borodin
Prodana Nevesta, Smetana
I Puritani, Bellini
The Rake's Progress, Stravinsky
Das Rheingold, Wagner
Rigoletto, Verdi
The Ring of the Nibelung, Wagner
Das Rheingold
Die Walkure
Siegfried
Die Gotterdammerung
Romeo Et Juliette, Gounod
Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss
Rustic Chivalry, Mascagni
Salome, Strauss
Samson Et Dalila, Saint-Saens
The Secret of Suzanne, Wolf-Ferrari
Il Segreto Di Susanna, Wolf-Ferrari
La Serva Padrona, Pergolesi
Siegfried, Wagner
Simon Boccanegra, Verdi
Sister Angelica, Puccini
The Spanish Hour, Ravel
Suor Angelica, Puccini
IL Tabarro, Puccini
The Tales of Hoffmann, Offenbach
Tannhauser, Wagner
The Telephone, Menotti
Thais, Massenet
Tosca, Puccini
La Traviata, Verdi
Tristan Und Isolde, Wagner
The Trojans, Berlioz
Il Trovatore, Verdi
Les Troyens, Berlioz
Turandot, Puccini
The Twilight of the Gods, Wagner
Die Verkaufte Braut, Smetana
The Valkyrie, Wagner
Die Walkure, Wagner
William Tell, Rossini
Wozzeck, Berg
Yevgeny Onyegin, Tchaikovsky
Die Zauberflote, Mozart
Zolotoy Pyetushok, Rimsky-Korsakoff
Chronology
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