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night at the opera

an irreverent guide to the plots, the singers, the composers, the recordings
  • 959 Pages
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Modern Library , New York
Opera -- Humor., Operas -- Stories, plots,
StatementSir Denis Forman.
GenreHumor., Stories, plots, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML65 .F7 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 959 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL361330M
ISBN 100375751769
LC Control Number98021454

A Night at the Opera dissects the eighty-three most popular operas recorded on compact disc, from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur to Mozart's Die Zauberflöte. For each opera, Sir Denis details the plot and cast of characters, awarding stars to parts that are “worth looking out Cited by: 2.

A Night at the Opera: An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings. With an encyclopedic knowledge of opera and a delightful dash of irreverence, Sir Denis Forman throws open the world of opera--its structure, composers, conductors, and artists--in /5.

A Night at the Opera reveals details of the most famous operas' plots and characters along the way and includes synopses of 27 popular operas, a glossary, suggestions for further reading, and an index.5/5(6).

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. A Night at the Opera dissects the eighty-three most popular operas recorded on compact disc, from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur to Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.

For each opera, Sir Denis details the plot and cast of characters, awarding stars to parts that are “worth looking out for,” “really good,” or, occasionally, “stunning.”/5(9). A Night at the Opera dissects the eighty-three most popular operas recorded on compact disc, from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur to Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.

For each opera, Sir Denis details the plot and cast of characters, awarding stars to parts that are “worth looking out.

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View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Book CD release of A Night At The Opera on Discogs. About A Night at the Opera “Delightful and anti-reverential”—Sunday Times (London) With an encyclopedic knowledge of opera and a delightful dash of irreverence, Sir Denis Forman throws open the world of opera—its structure, composers, conductors, and artists—in this hugely informative guide.

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