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The Metropolitan Opera, 1883-1966 a candid history. by Irving Kolodin

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
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  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) -- History.,
  • Opera -- New York (State) -- New York.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsML1711.8.N3 M44 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 762, xlvii p.
Number of Pages762
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5988947M
LC Control Number66019384

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For anyone who has tried to unscramble the plot of Mozart's The Magic Flute by skimming through an illegible synopsis in a rapidly darkening hall, this compact, well-written, well-designed collection of stories of the great operas will be a boon. The book, published jointly by the Metropolitan Opera Guild and W. W. Norton, contains the plots of of the world's most popu4/5(5).   The book covers the story of the Met from to , years of the opera company from its extraordinary beginnings to its current status as one of the crowning cultural achievements of western culture. Every opera in the Met's repertoire is dealt with and the authors' passion for their subject matter is evident on every s: Frederick R. Kepple, while comptroller, gave me much valuable financial data, supplemented recently by Henry Fischer. Mrs. John De Witt Peltz, of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, gave unstinted assistance in the compiling of pictures by making the Guild's files available to me, as did Margaret Carson those of the Metropolitan itself. We continue our tour of opera history with Puccini’s opera of the Wild West, which had its world premiere at the Met in Already famous for La Bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, the composer didn’t fail to deliver plenty of the ingredients that made those earlier works so successful, but he also pushed his artistry further, creating a score evocative of the wide-open spaces of the.

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