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Grabbing Operas by Their Tales

Liberating the Libretti

by Charles E. Lake

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Sound And Vision .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour,
  • Opera,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • General,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Music - Humor,
  • Music / Opera,
  • Operas - Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMike Rooth (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8352829M
    ISBN 100920151388
    ISBN 109780920151389
    OCLC/WorldCa55596395

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Opera treated in an irreverent tenor. Grabbing Operas by Their Tales flippantly retells the plots of fifteen of the best known and well-loved operas. Using irreverent humor, word play, footnotes, and absurdities, each opera plot is described in an entertaining and educational way.5/5(1).

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