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Opera for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; foreword by Roger Pines

Label
Opera for dummies
Title
Opera for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; foreword by Roger Pines
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces the history and terminology of opera, explains the stories of seventy-five favorites, and looks at major composers and singers
Member of
Cataloging source
CS
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
Label
Opera for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; foreword by Roger Pines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents
Curtain up! -- The libretto's the thing -- The score's the other thing -- Opera singers and their equipment -- A little Greece, a little Italy -- The French connection -- English channels -- Opera with a German accent -- The Russian evolution-and the American way -- How to go to an opera -- A spin through your free cd -- The 50 Big Kahunas -- The best of the rest -- The ten most common misconceptions about opera -- The ten best opera terms for cocktail parties -- Ten great opera jokes -- Ten ways to keep discovering opera forever -- Appendix A: Getting started -- Appendix B: Opera timeline -- Appendix C: Glossary
Control code
37720429
Dimensions
24 cm. +
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9780764550102
Lccn
97080116
Other physical details
ill.
System details
System requirements for accompanying computer laser optical disc: Macintosh or Windows; CD-ROM drive. Musical selections also playable on an audio CD player
Label
Opera for dummies, by David Pogue and Scott Speck ; foreword by Roger Pines
Publication
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents
Curtain up! -- The libretto's the thing -- The score's the other thing -- Opera singers and their equipment -- A little Greece, a little Italy -- The French connection -- English channels -- Opera with a German accent -- The Russian evolution-and the American way -- How to go to an opera -- A spin through your free cd -- The 50 Big Kahunas -- The best of the rest -- The ten most common misconceptions about opera -- The ten best opera terms for cocktail parties -- Ten great opera jokes -- Ten ways to keep discovering opera forever -- Appendix A: Getting started -- Appendix B: Opera timeline -- Appendix C: Glossary
Control code
37720429
Dimensions
24 cm. +
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9780764550102
Lccn
97080116
Other physical details
ill.
System details
System requirements for accompanying computer laser optical disc: Macintosh or Windows; CD-ROM drive. Musical selections also playable on an audio CD player

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