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Molto Agitato The Mayhem Behind the Muisc at the Metropolitan Opera

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ISBN-10: 1400032318

ISBN-13: 9781400032310

Edition: 2003

Authors: Johanna Fiedler

List price: $18.95
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If the opera world is full of “intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,” then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where politics, ambition, and oversized egos have traditionally taken center stage along with some of the world’s richest music. Drawing on her fifteen years as its press representative, Johanna Fiedler explodes the traditional secrecy that surrounds the Met in this wonderfully entertaining account of its tumuluous history. Fiedler chronicles the Met’s early days as a home for legends like Toscanini, Mahler, and Caruso, and gives a fascinating account of the middle years when haughty blue-bloods battled stubborn adminstrators for…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

She is the daughter of Arthur Fiedler, the longtime conductor of the Boston Pops, and has worked in the field of classical music for many years. She is the author of Arthur Fiedler: Papa, the Pops, and Me. She lives in New York City.