Baker's Dictionary of Opera

Baker's Dictionary of Opera

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This reference covers the unique stature and scope of opera in all its grandeur and complexity, as well as the people who have made significant contributions to the field. The 1,000 entries present information on past and newly emerged performers, librettists, set designers, scholars, directors, and composers (including current ones who have pushed the boundaries of the form). Other features include synopses of operas, an opera timeline, a glossary, a directory of opera companies, histories of the world's leading opera houses, and a foreword by famed musicologist Nicholas Slonimsky. Contains about 250 b&w illustrations and photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780028653495
Branch Call Number: REF 782.103 BAKER
Characteristics: xvii, 1,047 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Kuhn, Laura Diane


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