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1946 1st edition; Edited, with the stories, history, and music described in detail by Henry W. Simon; Music Supervisor: William Steinberg; Simon and Schuster publishers, New York; softbound book in hardcover sleeve; very good condition with wonderful color and black and white illustrations; sleeve has a few bumps to edges - see pics; a very nice book.


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Excerpting and simplification of musical highlights from the operas Don Grovanns, Lohengrin, La Praviata, Faust, Aida, Carmen, and Pagliacci, translations from the original texts into English to fit the arias, a summarization of literary and stage history of each opera, dramatic and musical continuity, with piano arrangements for the arias, this is a performance as well as an audience aid to enjoyment. A saleable item for family and group entertainment as well as musical study.

A Treasury of Grand Opera edited by Henry W. Simon

SKU: BS74q
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