Opera

Author(s): Joyce Bourne

Non-Fiction - General

This invaluable reference book explores the background to 400 years of opera the composers, the singers, plus the buildings and festivals that have developed to showcase them. The development of opera is explored and set in its political and social context. At the heart of this book are concise biographies of major composers, accompanied by portraits and illustrations relating to their works, together with recommended recordings (both historical and contemporary).


Product Information

Opera is far less intimidating that previously thought in this wonderful book by Joyce Bourne. Covering 400 years of the art form, Bourne looks at all the elements that create an opera.

Elisa, Book Grocer

General Fields

  • : 9781845332754
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Mitchell Beazley
  • : 1.354
  • : July 2008
  • : 2.3 Centimeters X 24 Centimeters X 29.5 Centimeters
  • : August 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joyce Bourne
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 782.10922
  • : 224