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Oxford Dictionary of Opera Characters

Item# 1000005398

The Oxford Dictionary of Opera Characters is an indispensable guide to over 2,500 operatic characters, along with detailed synopses of over 200 major works. This new edition has been revised and fully updated, with a useful new appendix of contemporary operas from the last ten years. It also boasts more than two dozen feature articles on major characters by well-known personalities -- from Plàcido Domingo on the character of Otello to Janet Baker on Mary Stuart.

 About the Author

Joyce Bourne is the Associate Editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music.

"Joyce Bourne has rightly identified a gap in the operaphile's library" --BBC Music Magazine

  • 432 pages
  • Size: 5 X 7 3/4 inches


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