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Complete stories of the great operas

Author: Milton Cross
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Co., 1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Play-by-play descriptions of famous operas, covering plot, dialogue, and every important aria."
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Genre/Form: History
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Cross, Milton, 1897-1975.
Complete stories of the great operas.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1947
(OCoLC)639851039
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Cross
OCLC Number: 615598
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 627 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I, The stories of the great operas : --
L'Africaine / Meyerbeer --
Aida / Verdi --
L'Amore Dei Tre Re / Montemezzi --
Andrea Chenier / Giordano --
Ariadne auf Naxos / Strauss --
Un Ballo in Maschera / Verdi --
Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rossini --
The bartered bride / Smetana --
La boheme / Puccini --
Boris Godunof / Moussorgsky --
Carmen / Bizet --
Cavalleria rusticana / Mascagni --
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Offenbach --
Le Coq d'Or / Rimsky-Korsakov --
Cosi Fan Tutte / Mozart --
Don Giovanni / Mozart --
Don Pasquale / Donizetti --
Elektra / Strauss --L'Elisir d'Amore / Donizetti --
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail / Mozart --
Eugen Onegin / Tschaikowsky --
Falstaff / Verdi --
Faust / Gounod --
Fedelio / Beethoven --
La Figlia del Reggimento / Donizetti --
Der Fliegende Hollander / Wagner --
La Forza del Destino / Verdi --
Der Freischutz / Weber --
Gianni Schicchi / Puccini --
La Gioconda / Ponchielli --
Hansel und Gretel / Humperdinck --
Les Huguenots / Meyerbeer --
La Juive / Halevy --
Lakme / Delibes --
Lohengrin / Wagner --
Louise / Charpentier --
Lucia di Lammermoor / Donizetti --
Madama Butterfly / Puccini --
Manon / Massenet --
Manon Lescaut / Puccini --
Martha / Flotow --
Mefistofele / Boito --
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg / Wagner --
Mignon / Thomas --
Norma / Bellini --
Le Nozze di Figaro / Mozart --
Orfeo ed Euridice / Gluck --
Orfeo ed Euridice / Gluck --Otello / Verdi --
Pagliacci / Leoncavallo --
Parsifal / Wagner --
Les Oecheurs de Perles /Bizet --
Pelleas et Melisande / Debussy --
Pique-Dame / Tschaikowsky --
Rigoletto / Verdi --
Der Ring des Nibelungen / Wagner --
Romeo et Juliette / Gounod --
Der Rosenkavalier / Strauss --
Salome / Strauss --
Samson et Dalila / Saint-Saens --
Simon Boccanegra / Verdi --
La Sonnambula / Bellini --
Tannhauser / Wagner --
Thais / Massenet --
Tosca / Puccini --
La Traviata / Verdi --
Tristan und Isolde / Wagner --
Il Trovatore / Verdi --
Turandot / Puccini --
Die Zayberflote / Mozart. pt. II, How to enjoy the opera --
pt. III, A brief history of opera --
pt. IV, The ballet in opera.
Other Titles: Milton Cross' complete stories of the great operas
Responsibility: Milton Cross. Line drawings by Dolores Ramos.

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"Play-by-play descriptions of famous operas, covering plot, dialogue, and every important aria."

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