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Grabbing Operas by Their Tales: Liberating the Libretti

Author: Lake, Charles E.
Rooth, Mike (Ilt)

Publisher: Sound & Vision Publishing, Ltd.

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Grabbing Operas by Their Tales: Liberating the Libretti : Grabbing Operas by Their Tales flippantly retells the plots of fifteen of the best known and well-loved operas. Using irreverent humor, word play, footnotes, and absurdities, each opera plot is described in an entertaining and educational way. The fifteen operas are: Carmen by Bizet; Faust by Gounod; Romeo and Juliet by Gounod; Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck; Don Giovanni by Mozart; Tales of Hoffmann by Offenbach; Tosca by Puccini; Turandot by Puccini; Cinderella by Rossini; Samson and Delilah by Saint-Saens; Il Trovatore by Verdi; Aida by Verdi; Otello by Verdi; Lohengrin by Wagner; Die Walkure by Wagner. Grabbing Operas by Their Tales is great reading for music lovers.

Category   Subject
Music   Opera

ISBN 13:9780920151389
ISBN 10:0920151388
Size:9.10" l x 6.00" w x 0.60" h
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