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Opera Explained

Thomson Smillie

Opera Explained

Falstaff (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

by Thomson Smillie

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Published by Audiofy/Naxos .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Timson (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatCards
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12505731M
ISBN 101600838685
ISBN 109781600838682

An “introductory” scene opens The Beggar’s Opera, featuring the Beggar and the Player. They directly address the audience about the impending story’s origins, intentions and form. Of primary importance is that the piece be understood as opera, even though it contains no recitative and no epilogue or prologue. Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her.

Ending / spoiler for The Phantom of the Opera (), plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and : Ciaran Hinds. Opera Explained – Aida Read by David Timson unabridged. Ancient Egypt and the war with Ethiopia is the setting for Verdi’s grandest opera. It is the story of the love between Rhadames, the Egyptian general and Aida, an Ethiopian slave, and the jealousy of Amneris, daughter of the King of Egypt. Opera Explained – Aida (unabridged. The Phantom of the Opera, and I assume you’re referring to the hit musical, not the original silent movie or novel, although the novel is a favorite of mine, is a complex tale of loneliness, ugliness, love, and, of course, music. The story begins.

La Traviata owes its enduring popularity to a superb story of young love and fatal sacrifice, set to music by Italy's master melodist at the peak of his powers. Interest and poignancy are added by the fact that this is a true story - the baritone 'heavy' is Alexander Dumas who wrote The Count of Monte Cristo/5. The first chapter begins on the evening that the managers of the Opera House, MM. Debienne and Poligny, are giving a last gala performance to mark their retirement. Six young ladies of the ballet, who were apparently running away from “the ghost," flood the dressing room of .   In the more than two decades since Oprah's Book Club began in , the program has faced its share of controversies. There was the time, in , that Author: Jeva Lange.


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