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The New Penguin Opera Guide (Penguin Reference Books)

by Amanda Holden

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1954 in the United Kingdom

A Midsummer Night's Dream (opera)

A Night at the Chinese Opera

A Village Romeo and Juliet

Abu Hassan

Acante et Céphise

Adelaide di Borgogna

Adelia (opera)

Adelson e Salvini

Adina (opera)

Agnes von Hohenstaufen

Agrippina (opera)

Alahor in Granata

Albert Herring

Alfred (Dvořák)

Alfredo il grande

Alina, regina di Golconda

Alzira (opera)

Amadis (Lully)

Anacréon (Rameau, 1754)

Anacréon (Rameau, 1757)

Arabella

Ariane et Barbe-bleue

Armida (Rossini)

Aroldo

At the Boar's Head

Attila (opera)

Atys (Piccinni)

Aureliano in Palmira

Šárka (Janáček)

Beatrice di Tenda

Betly

Bianca e Falliero

Bianca e Fernando

Capriccio (opera)

Cardillac

Castor et Pollux

Caterina Cornaro (opera)

Ciro in Babilonia

Daphne (opera)

Daphnis et Eglé

Death in Venice (opera)

Demetrio e Polibio

Der Kaiser von Atlantis

Der Zar lässt sich photographieren

Didon (Piccinni)

Die ägyptische Helena

Die Brautwahl

Die drei Pintos

Die Frau ohne Schatten

Die Liebe der Danae

Die schweigsame Frau

Die Soldaten

Dinorah

Dom Sébastien

Don Gregorio (opera)

Don Quichotte

Edgar (opera)

Eduardo e Cristina

Egisto (opera)

Ein Feldlager in Schlesien

Elena da Feltre

Elisa e Claudio

Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra

Eliza (Cherubini)

Elvida

Emilia di Liverpool

Enrico di Borgogna

Ermione

Eugène Cormon

Euryanthe

Faniska

Fausta (opera)

Federico Ricci

Fennimore and Gerda

Fernand Cortez

Feuersnot

Filippo Marchetti

Fra Diavolo (opera)

Francesca di Foix

Friedenstag

Gabriella di Vergy

Gemma di Vergy

Gianni di Calais

Gianni di Parigi

Giasone

Giovanna d'Arco

Giovanni Ruffini

Gli amori d'Apollo e di Dafne

Griselda (Vivaldi)

Gustavo III (Verdi)

Gwendoline (opera)

Hamlet (opera)

Hans Heiling

Haydée

I Capuleti e i Montecchi

I due Foscari

I Lombardi alla prima crociata

I masnadieri

I pazzi per progetto

I vespri siciliani

Il Bellerofonte

Il campanello

Il castello di Kenilworth

Il corsaro

Il crociato in Egitto

Il diluvio universale

Il falegname di Livonia

Il furioso all'isola di San Domingo

Il giovedì grasso

Il giuramento

Il mondo della luna

Il paria

Il Pigmalione

Il pirata

Il prigioniero

Il signor Bruschino

Il tabarro

Il templario

Il trionfo di Clelia (Gluck)

Il trittico

Il turco in Italia

Il viaggio a Reims

Imelda de' Lambertazzi

Intermezzo (opera)

Io (opera)

Iphigénie en Tauride (Piccinni)

Italian opera

Jacopo Ferretti

Jérusalem

Julietta

King Arthur (opera)

L'ajo nell'imbarazzo

L'ange de Nisida

L'assedio di Calais

L'attaque du moulin

L'enfant et les sortilèges

L'equivoco stravagante

L'esule di Roma

L'inganno felice

L'occasione fa il ladro

La battaglia di Legnano

La buona figliuola

La Calisto

La cambiale di matrimonio

La chute de la maison Usher (opera)

La colombe

La Dafne

La donna del lago

La favorite

La figlia del mago

La gazzetta

La Gioconda (opera)

La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein

La guirlande

La lettera anonima

La muette de Portici

La pietra del paragone

La princesse de Navarre

La rencontre imprévue

La romanziera e l'uomo nero

La scala di seta

La straniera

La vestale (Mercadante)

La Wally

La zingara

Le calife de Bagdad

Le cheval de bronze

Le comte Ory

Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali

Le domino noir

Le donne vendicate

Le duc d'Albe

Le feste d'Apollo

Le siège de Corinthe

Le temple de la Gloire

Le Villi

Lear (opera)

Les diamants de la couronne

Les fêtes d'Hébé

Les fêtes de Polymnie

Les fêtes de Ramire

Les martyrs

Les Paladins

Les sibarites

Les vêpres siciliennes

Linda di Chamounix

List of operas by Donizetti

List of operas set in the Crusades

Lo schiavo

Lorenzo Ferrero

Lucio Silla

Luigi Ricci (composer)

Luisa Miller

Macbeth (opera)

Maddalena (opera)

Maometto II

Mare nostro

Maria de Rudenz

Maria di Rohan

Maria egiziaca

Maria Padilla

Maria, regina d'Inghilterra

Marie Sasse

Marilyn (opera)

Marino Faliero (opera)

Matilde di Shabran

Milton (opera)

Mireille (opera)

Mosè in Egitto

Mozart and Salieri (opera)

Naïs

Noye's Fludde

Oberon (Weber)

Oberto (opera)

Olimpie

Olivo e Pasquale

Opéra comique

Orazi e Curiazi

Otello (Rossini)

Otto mesi in due ore

Pan Voyevoda

Parisina (opera)

Perséphone (Stravinsky)

Peter Schmoll und seine Nachbarn

Philémon et Baucis

Pia de' Tolomei

Pigmalion (opera)

Platée

Poliuto

Pomone (opera)

Prométhée

Punch and Judy (opera)

Ricciardo e Zoraide

Riders to the Sea (opera)

Rita (opera)

Robert le diable

Roland (Piccinni)

Rosmonda d'Inghilterra

Ruslan and Lyudmila (opera)

Ruy Blas

Sadko (opera)

Saffo (opera)

Salvatore Giuliano (opera)

Sancia di Castiglia

Sapho (Massenet)

Saul og David

Servilia (opera)

Sigismondo

Silvana (opera)

Sir John in Love

Stiffelio

Suor Angelica

Tancredi

Taverner (opera)

Thamos, King of Egypt

Théâtre d'Orléans

The Barber of Seville (Paisiello)

The Bear (opera)

The Burning Fiery Furnace

The Devil's Wall

The Excursions of Mr. Brouček to the Moon and to the 15th Century

The Gypsy Baron

The Indian Queen (opera)

The Lighthouse (opera)

The Little Sweep

The Martyrdom of St Magnus

The Nightingale (opera)

The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga

The Perfect Fool

The Poisoned Kiss

The Rape of Lucretia

The Story of a Real Man

The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Rimsky-Korsakov)

The Tsar's Bride (opera)

The Turn of the Screw (opera)

The Two Widows

The Wandering Scholar

The Wreckers (opera)

Torquato Tasso (opera)

Torvaldo e Dorliska

Troilus and Cressida (opera)

Ugo, conte di Parigi

Un giorno di regno

Un re in ascolto

Una follia

Virginia (Mercadante)

Yan Tan Tethera (opera)

Zaïs

Zaira (opera)

Zéphire

Zelmira

Zoraida di Granata

Zoroastre

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140514759, Paperback)

This is a completely updated and revised edition of the "Viking Opera Guide", with many new entries and a guide to the best opera recordings. It brings together an extraordinary range of material and information, embracing all forms of opera from its beginnings through to the 21st century, covering composers, individual operas and operatic history. Over 100 distinguished contributors have written on more than 800 composers and examined 1500 operas in detail.

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Provides biographical sketches for nearly 850 composers along with articles on approximately 2,000 works.

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