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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Publication date October 1, 2005
Pages 160
Binding Hardcover
Edition Har/com
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781579125080
ISBN-10 1579125085
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
Amazon.com says people who bought this book also bought:
Georges Bizet | The Marriage of Figaro | La Traviata | Rigoletto | La Boheme | Madama Butterfly | Aida | The Barber of Seville | Il Trovatore
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time.

Finally available again, and packaged with gorgeous new covers, each book in the library includes the complete opera on 2 CDs, featuring world-class performances and orchestras; the complete libretto, plus its English translation; an exciting history of the opera; a biography of the composer; a synopsis of the story, broken down by act and scene; and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting performances, singers, sets, costumes, and more.

Carmen features Grace Bumbry, Jon Vickers, Mirella Freni, and Kostas Paskalis, with Rafael Fru¿beck de Burgos conducting the Orchestra of the Théâtre National de l'Opéra. 

Also available:

La Bohème featuring Nicolai Gedda and Mirella Freni, with Thomas Schippers conducting the Orchestro e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; La Traviata featuring Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, and Rolando Panerai, with Aldo Ceccato conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Marriage of Figaro featuring Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Geraint Evans, Teresa Berganza, and Birgit Finnilä, with Daniel Barenboim conducting the English Chamber Orchestra.

Listen. Enjoy. Learn.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780521393010 Book cover for 9781579125080 Book cover for 9781884822810
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With William Berger, David Foil | Har/com edition from Black Dog & Leventhal Pub (October 1, 2005)
9781579125080 | details & prices | 160 pages | 5.50 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary.
With David Foil | Har/com edition from Black Dog & Leventhal Pub (January 12, 1996)
9781884822810 | details & prices | 6.50 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $19.95
About: The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time.
With Susan McClary | 1 edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (July 31, 1992)
9780521393010 | details & prices | 175 pages | List price $47.95
About: Bizet's Carmen is probably the best known opera of the standard repertoire, yet its very familiarity often prevents us from approaching it with the seriousness it deserves.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780714539379 Book cover for 9780769230832 Book cover for 9781507506004 Book cover for 9781847495525 Book cover for 9783795755959 Book cover for 9783795756390 Book cover for 9789638303196
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (January 12, 2015)
9781507506004 | details & prices | 194 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.44 in. | List price $12.99
This edition also contains Carmen
About: Title: Carmen Composer: Georges Bizet Original Publisher: Choudens The complete score to Bizet's Carmen, as arranged for solo piano by Bizet, originally published by Choudens in 1875.
With Philip Reed (other contributor) | from Trafalgar Square (August 1, 2013)
9781847495525 | details & prices | 376 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $29.95
About: ‘Carmen’ is one of the most enduringly popular of all operas and the most powerful of Georges Bizet’s works.
With Brigitte Smith, Hans-Gunter Heumann | from Schott & Co Ltd (February 1, 2004); titled "Carmen: Get to Know Classical Masterpieces"
9783795756390 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.00 × 11.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $12.95
About: (Schott).
With Brigitte Smith (other contributor), Hans-Gunter Heumann (other contributor) | from Schott & Co Ltd (February 1, 2002)
9783795755959 | details & prices | 32 pages | 8.75 × 11.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $12.95
About: (Schott).
from Konemann (January 31, 1998)
9789638303196 | details & prices | 579 pages | List price $9.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
from Warner Bros Pubns (March 1, 1985)
9780769262352 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $26.95
About: (Vocal Score).
from Warner Bros Pubns (March 1, 1985)
9780769230832 | details & prices | 84 pages | List price $13.95
About: "Carmen" is an opera in four acts by the French composer Georges Bizet.
from Oneworld Classics (July 1, 1982)
9780714539379 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $19.95
About: English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera.

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