Collins Discover: Opera is your one-stop guide to becoming a savvy and sophisticated opera-goer
Whether you're a casual fan looking to brush up on your knowledge or a first-time listener seeking a basic introduction, Collins Discover: Opera provides you with all the information you need to appreciate this unique art form. An ideal companion for anyone eager to learn more about opera, this book covers the rich history of the genre, including composers, storylines, and modern developments.
Inside you will find:
Key composers, influences, and national styles Plot descriptions of the ten most famous operas Information on sets, costumes, and theatricality Top CD and DVD suggestions