The Times Opera Notes

By: Robert Thicknesse

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The Times Opera Notes is an accessible yet scholarly guide to over 90 mainstays of the British operatic repertoire, based on Robert Thicknesse's popular column in The Times. The Times Opera Notes has full coverage of major works by, among more than 30 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 N 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Music::Opera; Music; ISBN: 000712192X. ISBN/EAN: 9780007121922. Inventory No: 249805. Hardcover

Title: The Times Opera Notes

Author Name: Robert Thicknesse

Categories: Opera,

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2001

ISBN Number: 000712192X

ISBN Number 13: 9780007121922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good Condition

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 249805

Keywords: BZDB43 Music::Opera; Music; The Times Opera Notes Robert Thicknesse Hardcover,