Presents historical background, an explanation of the plot, and a presentation of the main arias and themes from the opera, interspersed with historical and musicological narration....
By Thomson Smillie
Series: Opera Explained
Audio CD: 1 pages
Publisher: Naxos Audio Books; Unabridged edition (May 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 5363784
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
We always order one of these prior to attending a new opera to help us understand everything from the music to the storyline. While we always attend the pre-opera lecture, this is just as essential.