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Weep, Shudder, Die: A Guide to Loving Opera

Item# 1000007633


Weep, Shudder, Die is a witty and insightful guide to the grand art of opera for both new and longtime fans. Music critic Robert Levine examines operaÍs most celebrated composers and works, taking readers on an entertaining trip through the history of each opera and introducing them to the genius behind it.

 

About the Author

Robert Levine has written an illuminating guide for this growing audience. With his signature wit, he examines the most famous composers and operas, from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen to Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro and Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, giving a sense of each opera's history and celebrating its enduring greatness.

 

Hardcover

Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2

Pages: 256

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