Black Dog Opera Library Deluxe Box Set (CD-Audio)

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (By (composer)), Giacomo Puccini (By (composer)), Georges Bizet (By (composer)), Giuseppe Verdi (By (composer))

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 9781579125141, 144pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (11/12/2013)

List Price: 99.75*
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Description

The Black Dog Opera Library is one of the most popular, informative, and budget-friendly ways to enjoy all the great operas. Each book in the series includes a history of the opera, a synopsis of the story, a complete libretto in its original language as well as in English, and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting great scenes, singers, performances, and more. Each book also includes an excellent Angel/EMI recording of the entire opera on two CDs, as well as commentary from experts in the field who guide you through the music as you listen. All of this for less than twenty dollars!


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.


Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini based on the Victorien Sardou's dramatic play La Tosca. Tosca is dramatic and beautiful. To this day it is one of the most frequently preformed operas.


Georges Bizet was a French composer, mainly of operas. In a career cut short by his early death, he achieved few successes before his final work, Carmen, became one of the most popular and frequently performed works in the entire opera repertory.



Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian Romantic composer primarily known for his operas.