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Plots of the operas

Oscar Thompson

Plots of the operas

as compiled for the International cyclopedia of music and musicians

by Oscar Thompson

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Published by Dodd, Mead & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOscar Thompson, editor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT95.T54 P6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 517 p.
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6410521M
    LC Control Number40033169

      1 L'Orfeo. Claudio Monteverdi Mantua, Italy, c With a mythological musician as hero, L'Orfeo ranks as the first great opera. Monteverdi was the "founding father" of operatic form. Summary Plot Overview Opera diva Roxanne Coss has come to a small Latin American country to perform at the birthday party of Katsumi Hosokawa, the head of a major Japanese electronics company. Officials of this Latin American company have wooed Hosokawa to the home of the country’s vice president with the promise of Coss’s by: 1.

    The edition of the Victrola Book of the Opera describes more than operas, and is reproduced here as an interactive digital facsimile. It includes plot synopses and lists of recordings the Victor Talking Machine Company offered in In addition to reading the original text, you can. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Author of "The Mystery of the Yellow Room" and editions of books by which he set great store. GASTON LEROUX. Chapter I Is it the Ghost? It was the evening on which MM. Debienne and Poligny, the managers of the Opera, were giving a last gala performance to mark their Size: KB.

    Polly, the only daughter of Mr. Peachum, king of the beggars, marries the notorious thief Macheath. Motivated by his own self-interest, Peachum not only disapproves of the match, but he also sees Macheath as a mortal enemy and threat to his business. He and his wife, Celia, hatch a plan to get Macheath arrested and hanged, but Polly informs. Bel Canto is the fourth novel by American author Ann Patchett, published in by Perennial, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. It was awarded both the Orange Prize for Fiction and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. It was placed on several top book lists, including Amazon's Best Books of the Year (). It was also adapted into an opera in Based on the Japanese embassy hostage Author: Ann Patchett.


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Synopses of Operas. Large collection of classical music Articles and Resources. Also includes the latest classical music news and music history reviews from Opera plots form the backdrop to the rich music and staging that make the opera experience.

To help you follow the action, we've outlined the stories from the most frequently performed operas. First published in French as a serial inThe Phantom of the Opera is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daaé.

Her father, a famous musician, dies, and she is raised in the Paris Opera House with his dying promise of a protective angel of music to guide her.4/5(K). operas, opera, book, wagner, faust, music, und, von, scene, digitized byvrrooqlc, brought forward, italian opera, holy grail, german opera, wolfram von, public domain, hans sachs, years ago, three years Publisher Garden City Publishing Co., Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. The Phantom of the Opera was first published in Since then it has been made into several well-known films, including the remake that stars Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum and Minnie Driver.

A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music (New York: Macmillan, ), by Henry Edward Krehbiel (Gutenberg text) The Complete Opera Book (New York and London: G.

Putnam's Sons, ), by Gustav Kobbé, contrib. by Katharine Wright (multiple formats at ). Based on the French novel of the same name by Gaston Leroux, its central plot revolves around a beautiful soprano, Christine Daaé, who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth beneath the Paris Opéra : The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux.

Book Summary. In the prolog, Gaston Leroux, the author of the book, introduces the story and his reason for writing it. He has heard a story about a ghost at an opera house in Paris, France from a person that he refers to as “The Persian,” and is intent on proving it’s existence.

Get this from a library. Plots of the operas; stories of the operas. [Oscar Thompson]. A Night at the Opera is simultaneously a perfect compendium of information and a hilarious exercise in style.

If you have room for only one opera book, get this one. Dozens of the most-performed operas are described. The plots are given a breezy synopsis, the musics fine points are described, and gossip about the composer is given/5. The Phantom of the Opera essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux.

Erik of the Phantom of the Opera and Heathcliff of Wuthering Heights as Byronic Heroes. Begins when an opera ghost terrorizes the cast and crew of the French Opera House while tutoring a chorus girl. He finally drives the lead soprano crazy so she and her friend leave.

The girl is able to sing lead one night but the soprano doesn't want her show stolen so she comes back. The ghost demands they keep giving his protégé lead roles. Gaston Leroux’s novel, The Phantom of the Opera, follows a narrator’s investigation into the actions and identity of the mysterious Phantom of the Opera.

In the s, strange events have been unfolding at the Paris Opera House, convincing people that the Opera must be haunted. The Opera. COVID Resources.

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It is a sequel to the long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera and was loosely adapted from Forsyth's novel The Phantom of Manhattan. The plot is not based on the storyline in the original book by Gaston Leroux. Lloyd Webber stated: "I Book: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ben Elton, Frederick .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 .The Phantom of the Opera is a horror romance about a deformed man who sinisterly plots against the woman he loves.

It was originally published in and has been compared to Beauty and the Beast.