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Requiem for a yellow brick brewery; a history of the Metropolitan Opera.

Author: John Briggs
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1969]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Briggs, John, 1916-1990.
Requiem for a yellow brick brewery.
Boston, Little, Brown [1969]
(OCoLC)610606785
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Briggs
OCLC Number: 32401
Description: xxii, 359 pages illustrations, portraits 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Chronology --
The people --
The house --
Opening night --
The German seasons --
Fire! --
Melba --
Otello and Iago --
Opera for profit --
Opera without profit --
New faces --
On guard --
Toscanini --
Caruso --
"My broken promise" --
The search for the Great American Opera --
"Farrar Farà" --
Villa pace --
Brief candle --
Her grace --
Bicycle racer --
The twilight of the gods --
The going concern --
Romance --
The crash --
On the air --
The press --
Hard times --
Flagstad --
In arrears --
Wartime opera --
Who hired Bing? --
The new broom --
The penguins --
The claque --
Callas --
Nilsson --
The new house --
"L'Ultima canzone"

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