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Published by Metropolitan Opera Guild, W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesStories of the great operas.
Statementby John W. Freeman.
ContributionsFreeman, John W., 1928-, Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT95 .M49 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2845940M
ISBN 100393018881, 0393040518
LC Control Number84008030

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  The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas, published jointly by the Metropolitan Opera Guild and W. W. Norton, contains the plots of of the world’s most popular operas; there are also short, informative biographies of each of the 72 composers represented, and historical background material pertinent to each : John W. Freeman.   The Metropolitan Opera book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The opera-goer's indispensable guide. About to see Rossini’s Willia /5(3).   The stories of these operas and others are told, clearly and concisely, in this companion volume to the highly successful Metropolitan Open Stories of the Great Operas. Opera News associate editor John W. Freeman untangles and summarizes the often complicated plots and provides, in addition, an informative biographical sketch of each /5(14). The Metropolitan Opera | The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas, published jointly by the Metropolitan Opera Guild and W. W. Norton, contains the plots of of the world's most popular operas; there are also short, informative biographies of each of the 72 composers represented, and historical background material pertinent to each work.

The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Freeman, associate editor of Opera News and author of the first volume of The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas (LJ 11/15/84), presents this second volume of stories from more operas.   The stories of these magical operas are told with faithfulness to the originals and instill a sense of wonder. Nothing can really compare to seeing one of these works in person by a great opera company, but this book is a fantastic way to indtroduce your children to fantastic stories and the world of opera in a way other than the actual s:   Opera plots form the backdrop to the rich music and staging that make the opera experience. To help you follow the action, we've outlined the stories from the most frequently performed operas. Most Frequently Produced Operas in North America. Enjoy the romance and passion of one of opera’s greatest love stories. Stefano Ranzani conducts this Live in HD transmission Puccini’s classic tragedy. .

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas, Volume 2 at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Get this from a library! The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas. [John W Freeman; James Levine; Peter Allen; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)] -- Contains the plots of of the world's most popular operas, short biographies of the 72 composers represented, plus background material pertinent to each work. Get this from a library! The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas. [John W Freeman; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.);]. Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, is an opera in three acts by American composer Samuel libretto was prepared by Franco was based on the play Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare and made use of Shakespeare's language exclusively.. The opera was first performed on Septem , commissioned for the opening of the new Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln .