By Hugo Shirley

Live operatic functionality was a part of pop culture, but to the trendy beginner it might probably look particular, overwhelming and, usually, very very lengthy.

In 30-Second Opera, track journalist Hugo Shirley takes the reader throughout the many construction blocks that mix to convey the medium alive: its musical historical past, context and language, its composers, characters, and its performers. damaged down into 50 neat and potent three hundred notice entries, each one submitted from a revered number of opera buffs, this ebook will carry the curtain at the numerous components of opera and open up a extra proficient option to hear, to appreciate, and primarily to take pleasure in your event of a performance.

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