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)
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2013 
Table of Contents
THE OPERAS 1
SINGER BIOGRAPHIES 301
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.