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Opera : an Encyclopedia of World Premieres and Significant Performances, Singers, Composers, Librettists, Arias and Conductors, 1597-2000.

Author: Franklin Mesa
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia includes entries for 1,153 world premiere (and other significant) performances of operas in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Russia. Entries offer details about key persons, arias, interesting facts, and date and location of each premiere. There is a biographical dictionary with 1,288 entries on historical and modern operatic singers, composers, librettists, and conductors. Fully  Read more...
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Mesa, Franklin.
Opera : An Encyclopedia of World Premieres and Significant Performances, Singers, Composers, Librettists, Arias and Conductors, 1597-2000.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Mesa
ISBN: 9781476605371 1476605378
OCLC Number: 908671651
Description: 1 online resource (477 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; The Operas; Singer Biographies; Bibliography; Index to Librettists, Composers, Conductors, and Premiere Theatres and Locations.

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An encyclopaedia including entries for 1,153 world premiere (and other significant) performances of operas in Europe, the US, Latin America and Russia. Entries offer details about key persons, arias,  Read more...

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