The Grove Book of Opera Singers

The Grove Book of Opera Singers

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Covering over 1500 singers from the origins of opera to the present day, this book is an essential resource for all serious opera lovers and an indispensable companion to the enormously successful Grove Book of Operas, with more than 40 specially commissioned articles on contemporary singers. The most comprehensive guide to opera singers ever produced.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 185.42 x 256.54 x 40.64mm | 1,292.73g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 15 colour, 90 black and white illustrations
  • 0195337654
  • 9780195337655
  • 543,492

About Laura Macy

An active scholar, Laura Macy has published articles and presented papers on the Italian madrigal and Women in music. She has given public lectures and radio presentations on the madrigal, female composers and opera.show more

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Comment and opinion enliven the entries, the print is clear and the illustrations finely reproduced... An inexhaustible mine of information, it is also an engrossingly good read. * John Steane, Gramophone *show more

Table of contents

Editor's Preface ; Illustration Acknowledgements ; Opera Singers A-Z ; Index of singers by voice type ; Index of singers by opera role premieresshow more

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Comment and opinion enliven the entries, the print is clear and the illustrations finely reproduced... An inexhaustible mine of information, it is also an engrossingly good read. John Steane, Gramophoneshow more

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