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First published in 1996 to great critical and popular acclaim, the Grove Book of Operas, is a collection of synopses and descriptions of over 250 operas. Each succinct yet insightful entry is written by a leading authority on the opera and includes a full synopsis of the plot, a cast list, a note on the singers in the original production, and information on the origins of ...more
Hardcover, 740 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Nadina
Feb 14, 2014 Nadina rated it it was amazing
i love this book. i had no idea how many amazing opera stories existed until I began exploring this. i've yet to hear them, but solidly enjoy reading about the plot and staging.
James
Aug 17, 2010 James rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reference
Great opera reference book with more detail than the rough guide
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