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Aida - Black Dog Opera Library (CD/Book)
The Black Dog Opera Library is one of the most popular, informative, and budget-friendly ways to enjoy all the great operas. This title features a history of Aida, a synopsis of the story, a complete libretto in its original language as well as in English, and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting great scenes, singers, performances, and more.
The book also includes an Angel/EMI recording of the entire opera on two CDs, as well as commentary from experts in the field who guide you through the music as you listen.
Set against the epic backdrop of ancient Egypt, Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida (1871) is an intimate love story about one man and two women who get caught between their personal feelings and the fate of their nations. The great Triumphal Scene at the center of Act II ranks among opera’s most celebrated moments.
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