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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages584
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Open LibraryOL7451043M
ISBN 100393018881
ISBN 109780393018882

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The stories of these operas and others are told, clearly and concisely, in this companion volume to the highly successful Metropolitan Open Stories of the Great Operas. Opera News associate editor Reviews:   The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas, published jointly by the Metropolitan Opera Guild and W. W. Norton, contains the plots of of the world’s most popular operas Author: John W. Freeman. For anyone who has tried to unscramble the plot of Mozart's The Magic Flute by skimming through an illegible synopsis in a rapidly darkening hall, this compact, well-written, well-designed collection of stories of the great operas will be a boon. The book, published jointly by the Metropolitan Opera 4/5. Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas, Hardcover by Freeman, John W. (EDT); Metropolitan Opera (New York, N. Y.) (COR), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free 5/5(1).

Get this from a library! The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas. [John W Freeman; James Levine; Peter Allen; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)] -- Contains the plots of of the world's most popular operas. The Metropolitan Opera stories of the great operas User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Freeman, associate editor of Opera News and author of the first volume of The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas (LJ 11/15/84), presents this second volume of stories from more operas. Stories from the opera world are retold in this old book from the s. Nice illustrations and a synopsis of several operas are given. Suitable for young readers/5(4). THIS is a workmanlike guide to the opera, rather than an opera story book, for instead of telling the stories, the author presents twenty-five famous operas in a form which approximates a libretto.

Stories from the Great Metropolitan Operas and a great selection of related books, Brand new Book. Opera Stories from Wagner is a classic guide to the operas of Richard Wagner and contains . The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas (Vol. 1) (v. 1) by John Freeman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Freeman, John & James Levine THE METROPOLITAN OPERA Stories of the Great Operas Vol. 1 1st Edition 1st Printing Softcover New York W. W. Norton & Company Very Good in a Very Good Seller Rating: % positive. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Metropolitan Opera Stories of the Great Operas, Volume 2 at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.