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Opera Offstage
Brener, Milton
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판형 Paperback, 240pp.
출판일 May 2003
출판사 Robson Press
ISBN-13: 9781861055361
도서 치수 21.69 센티미터(길이) X 13.72 센티미터(넓이) X 1.78 센티미터(두께)
무게 454 그램
About the Book
Fleeing angry creditors in 1839, young Richard Wagner escapes from Latvia and stows away on a ship bound for Paris, pregnant wife and faithful dog in tow. The ship takes refuge from the stormy seas on a small Norwegian island, where echoes of the crew's shouts against the sheer granite cliffs strike a chord in Wagner, later resounding in the theme of the seamen's song in The Flying Dutchman. This is just one of the intriguing tales behind the creation of 27 of our greatest operas which are brought to light in Opera Offstage. Why was the real author of Aida lost to Egyptian myth? Who was the inspiration for Carmen's fiery heroine? Was there really a plot behind the hostile reception to Madame Butterfly? All these mysteries, and many more, are solved in this collection of real-life stories. Passionate, whimsical, and often tragic as the operas themselves, they form a magnificent tribute to the great composes who are the glory of opera. Opera Offstage offers new fans both an... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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