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Author Rose, Michael, 1934-
Title The birth of an opera : fifteen masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck / Michael Rose.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2013.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  MT95 .R67 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 441 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents L'incoronazione di Poppea -- Alceste -- Idomeneo -- Le nozze di Figaro -- Fidelio -- Barbiere di Siviglia -- Les Troyens -- Tristan und Isolde -- Carmen -- Eugene Onegin -- Otello -- Pelléas et Mélisande -- Ariadne auf Naxos -- Turandot -- Wozzeck.
Summary Describes the stories behind the writing and creation of fifteen different operas, detailing the circumstances of each composer's life and times and the impact their environment had on their art.
Subject Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 0393060438 (hardcover)
9780393060430 (hardcover)
OCLC number 783163678