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A Book of Operas

By Krehbiel, Henry Edward

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Title: A Book of Operas  
Author: Krehbiel, Henry Edward
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Excerpt: Chapter 1. ?IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA? The history of what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini?s lyrical comedy ?Il Barbiere di Siviglia; it may, therefore, fittingly take the first place in these operatic studies. The place was the Park Theatre, then situated in Chambers Street, east of Broadway, and the date November 29, 1825.

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Table of Contents: A Book of Operas, 1 -- Henry Edward Krehbiel, 1 -- Chapter I. IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, 1 -- Chapter II. LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 7 -- Chapter III. DIE ZAUBERFL™TE, 14 -- Chapter IV. DON GIOVANNI, 20 -- Chapter V. FIDELIO, 27 -- Chapter VI. FAUST, 34 -- Chapter VII. MEFISTOFELE, 39 -- Chapter VIII. LA DAMNATION DE FAUST, 47 -- Chapter IX. LA TRAVIATA, 50 -- Chapter X. AIDA, 54 -- Chapter XI. DER FREISCHUTZ, 59 -- Chapter XII. TANNHAUSER, 68 -- Chapter XIII. TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, 75 -- Chapter XIV. PARSIFAL, 82 -- Chapter XV. DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NšRNBERG, 88 -- Chapter XVI. LOHENGRIN, 95 -- Chapter XVII. HŽNSEL UND GRETEL, 101


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