Opera: A History in Documents (Paperback)Piero Weiss (author,editor)
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 01/01/2002
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Opera: A History in Documents collects over one hundred primary-source documents for students of the history of opera. The varied selections - which include letters, excerpts of journals, bits of libretti, and contemporary criticism - provide eye-witness commentary on the world of opera from its late-Renaissance infancy through modern times. Each selection is introduced by an extensive headnote that both explains the document's context and positions it in the book's overall narrative.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 24 mm
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