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The Marriage of Figaro
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Publication date October 1, 2005
Pages 176
Binding Hardcover
Edition Har/com
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781579125127
ISBN-10 1579125123
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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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.

The Marriage of Figaro features Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Geraint Evans, Teresa Berganza, and Birgit Finnilä, with Daniel Barenboim conducting the English Chamber Orchestra.

Also available:

La Bohème featuring Nicolai Gedda and Mirella Freni, with Thomas Schippers conducting the Orchestro e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Carmen featuring 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. La Traviata featuring Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, and Rolando Panerai, with Aldo Ceccato conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Listen. Enjoy. Learn.



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With William Berger, Robert Levine | Har/com edition from Black Dog & Leventhal Pub (October 1, 2005)
9781579125127 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.50 × 7.50 × 1.00 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.
Har/com edition from Black Dog & Leventhal Pub (June 1, 1999)
9781579120658 | details & prices | 6.50 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 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.

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