The Chronicle of Opera

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Thames & Hudson, 2007 - Music - 260 pages
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The Chronicle of Opera celebrates the great eras of music and performance, mixing fact and anecdote, personalities and stylistic development with hundreds of fascinating illustrations, while key historical dates set the operas in context.With a comprehensive reference section including biographies, a timeline, list of opera house openings and premières, a discography and recommendations for further reading, this is the essential reference book for all lovers of the operatic arts.

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Contents

Introduction
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Michael Raeburn is the editor of Heritage of Music, published in eleven volumes and translated into many languages.

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