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Author Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970.

Title 100 great operas and their stories / Henry W. Simon.

Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, 1989.
©1960

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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  782.1 SI53    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  782.1 SIM    Check Shelf
Edition A new revised and abridged edition, first Anchor Books edition.
Description 554 pages ; 21 cm
Note Rev. and abridged ed. of: Festival of opera. 1957.
Contents The Abduction From the Seraglio, Mozart 11 -- L'Africaine, Meyerbeer 15 -- Aida, Verdi 24 -- Alceste, Gluck 31 -- Amahl and the Night Visitors, Menotti 35 -- L'amore Dei Tre Re, Montemezzi 37 -- Andrea Chenier, Giordano 41 -- Arabella, Strauss 47 -- Ariadne Auf Naxos, Strauss 51 -- Un Ballo in Maschera, Verdi 308 -- The Barber of Seville, Rossini 55 -- Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Rossini 55 -- The Bartered Bride, Smetana 61 -- Bastien Und Bastienne, Mozart 66 -- The Bat, Strauss 182 -- La Boheme, Puccini 68 -- Boris Godounoff, Moussorgsky 75 -- Capriccio, Strauss 83 -- Carmen, Bizet 85 -- Cavalleria Rusticana, Mascagni 91 -- La Cenerentola, Rossini 95 -- Cinderella, Rossini 95 -- The Clandestine Marriage, Cimarosa 315 -- The Cloak, Puccini 480 -- The Consul, Menotti 100 -- Les Contes D'hoffmann, Offenbach 482 -- Le Coq D'or, Rimsky-Korsakoff 105 -- Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart 110 -- Dido and Aeneas, Purcell 116 -- Don Carlos, Verdi 119 -- Don Giovanni, Mozart 124 -- Don Juan, Mozart 124 -- Don Pasquale, Donizetti 131 -- Elektra, Strauss 138 -- L'Elisir D'Amore, Donizetti 140 -- Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail, Mozart 11 -- Ernani, Verdi 144 -- Eugen Onegin, Tchaikovsky 149 -- The Fable of Orpheus, Monteverdi 169 -- Falstaff, Verdi 156 -- La Fanciulla Del West, Puccini 215 -- Faust, Gounod 162 -- La Favola D'orfeo, Monteverdi 169 -- Fidelio, Beethoven 175 -- Die Fledermaus, Strauss 182 -- Der Fliegende Hollander, Wagner 187 -- The Flying Dutchman, Wagner 187 -- The Force of Destiny, Verdi 191 -- La Forza Del Destino, Verdi 191 -- Four Saints in Three Acts, Thomson 197 -- Der Freischutz, Weber 200 -- Gianni Schicchi, Puccini 206 -- La Gioconda, Ponchielli 209 -- The Girl of the Golden West, Puccini 215 -- Giulio Cesare, Handel 236 -- The Golden Cockerel, Rimsky-Korsakoff 105 -- Die Gotterdammerung, Wagner 433 -- Guillaume Tell, Rossini 539 -- Hansel Und Gretel, Humperdinck 220 -- L'Heure Espagnole, Ravel 224 -- Les Huguenots, Meyerbeer 226 -- Julius Caesar, Handel 236 -- The Knight of the Rose, Strauss 447 -- Knyaz Igor, Borodin 389 -- Lakme, Delibes 242 -- Lohengrin, Wagner 246 -- Louise, Charpentier 252 -- The Love of Three Kings, Montemezzi 37 -- The Love for Three Oranges, Prokofieff 257 -- Lucia Di Lammermoor, Donizetti 265 -- Lyubov K Trem Apelsinam, Prokofieff 257 -- Madama Butterfly, Puccini 270 -- The Magic Flute, Mozart 275 -- Manon, Massenet 283 -- Manon Lescaut, Puccini 290 -- The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart 295 -- Martha, Flotow 302 -- A Masked Ball, Verdi 308 -- The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Wagner 329 -- Il Matrimonio Segreto, Cimarosa 315 -- The Medium, Menotti 321 -- Mefistofele, Boito 325 -- Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg, Wagner 329 -- Mignon, Thomas 336 -- Norma, Bellini 341 -- Le Nozze Di Figaro, Mozart 295 -- Oberon, Weber 346 -- Orpheus and Eurydice, Gluck 353 -- Otello, Verdi 357 -- Pagliacci, Leoncavallo 362 -- Parsifal, Wagner 366 -- Pelleas Et Melisande, Debussy 371 -- Peter Grimes, Britten 377 -- Porgy and Bess, Gershwin 384 -- Prince Igor, Borodin 389 -- Prodana Nevesta, Smetana 61 -- I Puritani, Bellini 395 -- The Rake's Progress, Stravinsky 399 -- Das Rheingold, Wagner 412 -- Rigoletto, Verdi 405 -- The Ring of the Nibelung, Wagner 410 -- Romeo Et Juliette, Gounod 441 -- Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss 447 -- Rustic Chivalry, Mascagni 91 -- Salome, Strauss 453 -- Samson Et Dalila, Saint-Saens 459 -- The Secret of Suzanne, Wolf-Ferrari 464 -- Il Segreto Di Susanna, Wolf-Ferrari 464 -- La Serva Padrona, Pergolesi 467 -- Siegfried, Wagner 425 -- Simon Boccanegra, Verdi 471 -- Sister Angelica, Puccini 477 -- The Spanish Hour, Ravel 224 -- Suor Angelica, Puccini 477 -- IL Tabarro, Puccini 480 -- The Tales of Hoffmann, Offenbach 482 -- Tannhauser, Wagner 490 -- The Telephone, Menotti 495 -- Thais, Massenet 497 -- Tosca, Puccini 503 -- La Traviata, Verdi 508 -- Tristan Und Isolde, Wagner 514 -- The Trojans, Berlioz 525 -- Il Trovatore, Verdi 520 -- Les Troyens, Berlioz 525 -- Turandot, Puccini 534 -- The Twilight of the Gods, Wagner 433 -- Die Verkaufte Braut, Smetana 61 -- The Valkyrie, Wagner 418 -- Die Walkure, Wagner 418 -- William Tell, Rossini 539 -- Wozzeck, Berg 544 -- Yevgeny Onyegin, Tchaikovsky 149 -- Die Zauberflote, Mozart 275 -- Zolotoy Pyetushok, Rimsky-Korsakoff 105.
Subject Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.
Added Author Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970. Festival of opera.
Added Title One hundred great operas and their stories.
Other Form: Online version: Simon, Henry W. (Henry William), 1901-1970. 100 great operas and their stories. A new rev. and abridged ed., 1st Anchor Books ed. New York : Doubleday, 1989, c1960 (OCoLC)645261139
ISBN 0385054483: $9.95
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