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Opera (Eyewitness Companion Guides) by Alan Riding (BA 1964)

1 September 2006

Spanning 400 years of musical drama, from the late Renaissance and including such classical masters as Verdi, Puccini, and Bizet, this is the complete visual guidebook to the great operas, their composers and performance history.

Spanning 400 years of musical drama, from the late Renaissance and including such classical masters as Verdi, Puccini, and Bizet, this is the complete visual guidebook to the great operas, their composers and performance history.
  • Includes more than 160 operas by 66 composers around the world
  • Richly illustrated act-by-act plot synopses and storyline highlights
  • Detailed profiles cover composers, Librettists, singers, and more