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The story and words were written by salvatore cammarano. Illustrated with one hundred portraits in costume and. The complete opera book illustrated ebook by gustav kobbe. This engaging guide to the 175 most popular operas will enhance the experience of anyone attending an opera. It is about the character better known as don juan. The libretto story and words was written by antonio ghislanzoni.

George henry hubert lascelles, 7th earl of harewood, kbe, am 7 february 1923 11 july 2011, styled the hon. The complete opera book is a guide to operas by american music critic and author gustav kobbe first published posthumously in the united states in 1919 and the united kingdom in 1922. This production starred antonietta anastasipozzoni as aida. Read the complete opera book illustrated by gustav kobbe available from rakuten kobo. G p putnams sons, 1935 comprehensive description of the major operas. The new kobbes opera book hardcover illustrated, november 24, 1997. The new kobbe s complete opera book by the earl of harewood and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

This eleventh edition of the worlds leading opera guide includes full description of the operas. Gustav kobbe 4 march 1857 27 july 1918 was an american music critic and author, best known for his guide to the operas, the complete opera book, first published posthumously in the united states in 1919 and the united kingdom in 1922. The complete opera book illustrated by gustav kobbe. Buy the new kobbes opera book by gustav kobbe, george henry hubert lascelles harewood from waterstones today. Don giovanni simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tenth edition completely and extensively revised with an additional 29 operas. Don giovanni is about a libertine and murderer who refuses to repent when. Plays, operas, and even a ballet were produced on the theme by the time mozart and da ponte started work on their opera. In its 75th year, the new kobbes opera book has been subjected to the most thorough revision in its history. Find the complete opera book by kobbe, gustav at biblio. Kobbe s complete opera book has been the opera lover s bible from its first appearance in its seventyfifth year, it has been subjected to the most thorough revision in its history. Books, gustav kobbes the complete opera book for sale at. Gustav kobbe twentysix bestloved operas with a list of characters, plot summaries, and a critical appraisal of each piece.

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