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The Penguin Concise Guide to Opera

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The Penguin Concise Guide to Opera by Amanda Holden
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This concise edition of the critically-acclaimed New Penguin Opera Guide focusses on the composers and works most frequently performed today - ranging from Britten to Massenet, and from Mozart to Wagner. Composer biographies are accompanied by informed articles on individual operas, offering plot synopses, musical analysis and general commentary.

Author Biography

Amanda Holden has written some 50 translations and texts for the opera stage, theatre, and concert hall, including the libretto for Mark Anthony Turnage's opera 'The Silver Tassie', for which she received an Olivier Award. For The New Penguin Opera Guide she assembled a team of 100 experts. She lives in London.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 2005
Author
Contributor
Edited by Amanda Holden
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
608
Dimensions
129x198x26
ISBN-13
9780141016825
Product ID
1684211

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