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The definitive Kobbé"s opera book

  • 1404 Pages
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Putnam , New York
Operas -- Stories, plots,
Other titlesOpera book., Kobbé"s opera book.
Statementedited, revised, and updated by the Earl of Harewood.
ContributionsHarewood, George Henry Hubert Lascelles, Earl of, 1923-, Kobbé, Gustav, 1857-1918.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT95 .K52 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 1404 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2724989M
ISBN 100399131809
LC Control Number86018705

This is, from what I've read, the definitive book on opera. As the flyleaf says, "Kobbe is to opera what Bartlett is to quotations." At least in whatever is the latest edition--I admit this one is somewhat dated, having been published in /5.

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Get this from a library. The definitive Kobbé's opera book. [Gustav Kobbé; George Henry Hubert Lascelles Harewood, Earl of] -- Describes of the world's great operas in detail with musical examples.

Includes the dates, places and casts of the significant premieres of each work. I started collecting books on Opera in the s and s. My Grandmother had a Victor Book of the Opera and I got for Christmas a David Ewen Book of the Opera.

From there I eventually aquired the New York Times Guide etc. and finally The New Grove Dictionary of Opera/5. The Definitive Kobbe's Opera Book Earl of Harewood Now, after more than ten years, this famous work of the stories of more than of the world's great operas has been entirely revised, updated, expanded, and reset in a manner zestfully responsive to the explosion of enthusiasm for opera over the last decade.

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The Complete Opera Book is a guide to operas by American music critic and author Gustav Kobbé first published (posthumously) in the United States in and the United Kingdom in A revised edition from by the Earl of Harewood is known as Kobbé's Complete Opera revision, edited by Harewood and Antony Peattie, is titled The New Kobbé's Opera Book.

The Complete Opera Book The Stories of the Operas, together with of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation Language: English: LoC Class: MT: Music: Musical instruction and study, Composition: Subject: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.

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Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.Gustav Kobbé, M.A. was an American music critic and author, best known for his guide to the operas, The Complete Opera Book, first published (posthumously) in the United States in and the United Kingdom in /5(11).