Opera Journeys Classics Series
Opera Journeys Classics SeriesUseful for the opera novice and pro alike, the Opera Classics Series editions feature a newly translated libretto with foreign and English language side-by-side, and music highlight examples. This edition also includes a detailed story synopsis, a comprehensive story narrative with music examples, and an insightful and in-depth commentary and analysis, discography, videography and brief dictionary of opera and musical terms. These unabridged, yet concise guides are compact enough to take with you to the performance, and will also give you full understanding of the opera before you go. This comprehensive collection of information will help make the story of an opera come alive, is sure to make your special evening at the opera enjoyable, and is a must-have in order to fully capture the Italian opera theater experience. Size: 9" x 6"
Opera Journeys Libretto Series
Opera Journeys Libretto SeriesUseful for the opera novice and pro alike, the Libretto Series features a newly translated libretto with foreign and English language side-by-side, and music highlight examples. Small enough to take with you to the performance, the libretto will guide you through a detailed word-for-word translation of the entire opera, and is particularly helpful to accompany opera performances in Italian theaters for which English supertitles are not included. Size: 7.75" x 5"
Opera Journeys Mini Guides
Opera Journeys Mini GuidesUseful for the opera novice and pro alike, these descriptive, compact guides will give you condensed information featuring the story synopsis, a comprehensive story narrative with music highlight examples, and an insightful commentary and analysis. Small enough to take with you to the performance, these concise guides will help make the story of an opera come alive, and are sure to make your special evening at the opera an enjoyable experience. Size: 8.5" x 3.5"
DK Companion Guide Classical Music
DK Companion Guide Classical MusicDiscover the lives and works of the great composers, performers, instruments and key works with this definitive visual guide to classical music. Whether you're a novice or just wanting to be more informed about your favorite pastime, you'll find everything you need in this informative companion.The classical music guide that shows you what others only tell you Endorsed by respected contemporary composers An essential reference library for this genre of music From Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, Cosi Fan Tutte to Swan Lake, every aspect is covered in this comprehensive volume. This is essential reading for any classical music fan. Pages: 512 Size: 8.75" x 5.0"
Tuscany: An Enchanted Stage
Tuscany: An Enchanted StageA Guide to the Places of the Opera This guide will take you on an extraordinary journey around Tuscany, the country of sound, the land tied to the stories of operas. From its dramatic birth in Florence in the 16th century, to the grand composers of the 19th century, such as Puccini and Mascagni, to the grand performances of Maggio Musicale and the Puccini Festival, to the little provincial theaters, the custodians of these long lost melodies. Your itinerary retraces these places and stories, sounds and emotions, and lifts the curtain on an enchanted stage. Pages: 189 Size: 9" x 5"