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The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera (Paperback)

The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera (Paperback)

Handy, easy-to-use guide by leading opera critic Rupert Christiansen.
£8.99

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A handy, readable and easy-to-use opera guide by Rupert Christiansen, containing entries for over a hundred works, both familiar and unfamiliar.

 

Features include: snapshot plot summaries, background information on each opera, straightforward pointers to help your appreciation of the music and production, recommended recordings (CD and DVD), and a brief overview of the history of opera.

 

'Can be recommended unreservedly to readers from teens upwards coming more or less new to opera and will also provide intelligently enjoyable reminders for those further along the path with just a few minutes to spare before curtain up.' Opera Magazine

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