Marriage of Figaro (Book and CD's) (Hardcover)

The Complete Opera on Two CDs featuring Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Judith Blegen, Heather Harper, and Geraint Evans (Black Dog Opera Library)

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (By (composer))

Black Dog & Leventhal, 9781579125127, 144pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2014

List Price: 19.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time.

Finally available again, and packaged with gorgeous new covers, each book in the library includes the complete opera on 2 CDs, featuring world-class performances and orchestras; the complete libretto, plus its English translation; an exciting history of the opera; a biography of the composer; a synopsis of the story, broken down by act and scene; and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting performances, singers, sets, costumes, and more.

The Marriage of Figaro features Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Heather Harper, Judith Blegen, Geraint Evans, Teresa Berganza, and Birgit Finnilä, with Daniel Barenboim conducting the English Chamber Orchestra.

Also available:

La Bohème featuring Nicolai Gedda and Mirella Freni, with Thomas Schippers conducting the Orchestro e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma; Carmen featuring Grace Bumbry, Jon Vickers, Mirella Freni, and Kostas Paskalis, with Rafael Fru¿beck de Burgos conducting the Orchestra of the Théâtre National de l'Opéra. La Traviata featuring Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, and Rolando Panerai, with Aldo Ceccato conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Listen. Enjoy. Learn.



About the Author

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was a prolific and influential composer. Since its first performance in 1791, The Magic Flute has been a crowd pleasing opera and it remains one of the most celebrated in its genre.