Opera

An Encyclopedia of World Premieres and Significant Performances, Singers, Composers, Librettists, Arias and Conductors, 1597–2000

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About the Book

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 indexed and with a bibliography.

About the Author(s)

Franklin Mesa lives in Titusville, Florida.

Bibliographic Details

Franklin Mesa
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 474
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2013 [2007]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7728-9
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0537-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      vii

THE OPERAS      1
SINGER BIOGRAPHIES      301

Bibliography      453
Index to Librettists, Composers, Conductors, and Premiere Theatres and Locations      455

Book Reviews & Awards

“provides hard-to-find facts…very valuable information…recommended”—Booklist; “recommended”—ARBA.