The Chronicle of Opera
ISBN10: 0500286671 ISBN13: 9780500286678 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Published: Jun 11 2007 Pages: 260 Weight: 2.75lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A visual history of opera describes its modest beginnings as a re-creation of classical Greek drama, to its peak in the seventeenth century, to its modern incarnations, in an account that is complemented by reference biographies, a glossary of terms, and a listing of opera house openings and premieres. Reprint.