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The magic of the opera : a picture memoir of the Metropolitan

Author: Mary Ellis Peltz; Gjon Mili
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Frederick A. Praeger, Inc. : In cooperation with the Metropolitan Opera Association, 1960.
Series: Books that matter.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs by Gjon Mili and historical text by Mary Ellis Peltz re-create the grandeur, glamour, and elegance of the Metropolitan Opera House.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981.
Magic of the opera.
New York, Praeger [1960]
(OCoLC)647152512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellis Peltz; Gjon Mili
OCLC Number: 414467
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 172 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Contents: A new house for opera --
The dawn of a golden age --
The reign of Gatti-Casazza --
Transition and triumph --
The glittering present --
Magic in the making --
The great moments --
Between the acts --
New perspectives --
Curtain call.
Series Title: Books that matter.
Responsibility: with a series of contemporary photographs by Gjon Mil ; text by Mary Ellis Peltz ; design by Tina S. Fredericks.

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Photographs by Gjon Mili and historical text by Mary Ellis Peltz re-create the grandeur, glamour, and elegance of the Metropolitan Opera House.

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