Based on Daric Soria's commentaries (he contributes a preface) this is a symposium of synopses on 129 operas- the standard...

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THE FESTIVAL OF OPERA

Based on Daric Soria's commentaries (he contributes a preface) this is a symposium of synopses on 129 operas- the standard repertoire, which includes the more modern contributions of Gershwin, Menotti, Sir William Walton. The operas are arranged in alphabetical order; there is a brief introduction to the opera itself, its composition, and its performances, to precede a short act-by-act synopsis which outlines the high points of the dramatic action and the score....

Pub Date: Feb. 21, 1957

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Publisher: Hanover House

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 1, 1957