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"Times" Opera Notes

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The "Times" Opera Notes by Robert Thicknesse
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The Times Opera Notes is witty and opinionated, to be enjoyed by both opera buffs and those who simply need to bluff themselves through a 'cultured' night out. The Times Opera Notes has full coverage of major works by, among more than thirty others, Verdi, Wagner, Mozart, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Handel and Strauss. Each opera has a description of the plot , principal characters and premiere details, along with a recommended recording. Light relief within each entry is provided under the headings Not Many People Know That (Did you know that Puccini was arrested as a spy by the British authorities in Malta?) and Crush Bar Gambit (The Pearl Fishers as 'an elaborate pathico-troilist fantasy, with an eternal triangle at its centre which is distinctly scalene' anyone?), plus a smattering of topical cartoons. Packed with essential information, The Times Opera Notes is undoubtedly an entertaining introduction to this most misunderstood of art forms.

Author Biography

By Robert Thicknesse
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
10 b/w illus, With index
Imprint
Times Books
Pages
192
Dimensions
136x203x17
ISBN-13
9780007254675
Product ID
1660965

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