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Stories of the great operas and their composers.

Newman, Ernest

Stories of the great operas and their composers.

by Newman, Ernest

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Published by Garden City Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • Composers -- Biography.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT95 .N5 1948
    The Physical Object
    Pagination889 p.
    Number of Pages889
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6089753M
    LC Control Number51005559

    U.S.A: Garden City Publishing, Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Three Volumes in One Book. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition, No Jacket. Vol I p.; Vol II p.; Vol III p. Clean, solid, tight book. Red cloth with blind. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Stories of the Great Operas and their Composers by Ernest Newman at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Old Hc Book Stories Of The Great Operas And Seller Rating: % positive.

      [PDF Download] Stories of the Great Operas and Their Composers [Read] Full Ebook Download Kindle, Full Ebook, Free, Books, Download Ebook Android, Ebooks For Free, Ebooks, Ebooks For Free Completely, Book For Free, Read Book Pdf, Book From Internet, Read Book From Utorrent, Free Comic Book Download. I am a lifelong fan of the Milton Cross book "Complete Stories of the Great Operas" - a wonderful book, but in many respects Simon's book is better. More conversational, a bit more current, more readable, more concise on the synopsis, and a bit more background information. Both books are quite dated/5(63).

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Stories of the Great Operas and Their Composers Hardcover – January 1, by Ernest Newman (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 3/5(3).

An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and aficionados, Great Operas is perhaps the most comprehensive and enjoyable volume of opera stories ever written.

From La Traviata to Aïda, from Carmen to Don Giovanni, here are the plots of the world’s best-loved operas, told in an engaging, picturesque, and readable n by noted opera authority Henry W. Simon, this Cited by: 5.

The Metropolitan Opera: Stories of the Great Operas, by veteran Opera News writer-critic-editor John W. Freeman, is a good way to pick up such knowledge. Freeman offers brief composer biographies (72 of them), relevant background, and the basics on who's who and what happens in each of by: 8.

This book is a great reference for opera viewers. What to expect from this book: Character names (helps you keep everybody straight in those operas with big casts) -General background information (setting time and place, first performance date, who wrote the music and libretto, and the literature it is based when applicable) -Some background information about the opera, its creation, its /5.

This book contains the stories of the great operas & their composers. This omnibus volume includes the complete story of each opera, a comprehensive composer biography8, & a full descriptive analysis, generously illustrated with musical by: 2.

Stories of Great Operas Hardcover – January 1, by Ernest Newman (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Ernest Newman. Stories of the Great Operas and Their Composers book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Illustrated Partwork about Berlioz, Gluck, /5(9). This work has a double object. Every great opera has a two-fold character; the two component parts are supreme music and supreme romance.

The aim of this work is to tell the stories accompanied by a descriptive analysis of the music. The point of view assumed is that of the ordinary music lover who, though an ardent follower of opera, has neither time, nor opportunity, nor aptitude, to study.

Genre/Form: Plot summaries Biographies Stories, plots, etc Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Stories of the great operas and their composers.

Get this from a library. Stories of the great operas and their composers. [Ernest Newman] -- Vol I: Richard Wagner and his works; Vol II: Mozart () to Thomas ()-Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Von Weber, and Thomas; Vol III: Verdi () to Puccini ()-Verdi.

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Help your elementary students gain a deeper appreciation of music by introducing them to the men and women who created it. Bach to Beethoven, Schubert to Sousakids will enjoy reading mini-biographies and stories of 13 composers from the Baroque to Romantic periods.

Each chapter highlights important works of a composer; includes question-and-answer activities; and describes the composition /5(7). Genre/Form: Biographies Stories, plots, etc Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Newman, Ernest, Stories of the great operas and their.

Get this from a library. Stories of the great operas and their composers. [Ernest Newman] -- Provides a short biography of the composer along with the narrative story of the opera.

There is also a full descriptive analysis of the music including illustrative musical quotations. An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and aficionados, Great Operas is perhaps the most comprehensive and enjoyable volume of opera stories ever written.

From La Traviata to Aïda, from Carmen to Don Giovanni, here are the plots of the world’s best-loved operas, told in an engaging, picturesque, and readable n by noted opera authority Henry W.

Simon, this 4/4(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Stories of the Great Operas and their Composers by Ernest Newman at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!Seller Rating: % positive.

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Stories of the Great Operas and Their Composers by Newman, Ernest Seller Calvello Books (formerly Owl & Company Bookshop) Published Condition Very good(+) to near fine copy in good dust jacket protected in archival mylar; jacket is moderately to heavily edge worn with s.

5/13 read: chapter 8, "poet of music, franz schubert". there's this whole bit about how beethoven was in vogue during much of schubert's life, and, despite a ridiculously huge and enormously beautiful catalog of music, was totally underappreciated during his life. he died in it follows that "it was robert schumann who unearthed [schubert's] ninth symphony, the 'great' c major.

schumann /5. Stories of the great operas and their composers by Newman, Ernest,Garden City publishing co., inc.

edition, in EnglishCited by: 2.: Stories of the Great Operas and Their Composers () by Ernest Newman and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(6). Stories of the great operas and their composers Item Preview remove-circle Stories of the great operas and their composers by Newman, Ernest, Publication date Topics Operas, Composers Internet Archive Books.

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