Item description for Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera Classics Library Series) (Opera Classics Library Series) by Burton D. Fishjer...
A comprehensive guide to Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 25 music highlight examples.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.7" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2002
Publisher Opera Journeys Publishing
ISBN 1930841795 ISBN13 9781930841796
Availability 78 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 08:56.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera Classics Library Series) (Opera Classics Library Series)?
Mini-sized guide laden with maxi-helpful information Sep 6, 2000
The Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series is just wonderful; it's like a "Cliff Note" of the opera, and extremely informative and educational. I particularly like the size; these guides are not cumbersome and fit right into my shirt pocket. The ladies will find sufficient room in their pocketbooks.
The story narrative with the music examples is excellent. I prefer it to a libretto; indeed, it's a much easier way to follow the essence of the story. The essay is magnificent; very well written, not pedantic, and extremely insightful and comprehensible. I congratulate Burton Fisher for a job very well done and this site for making these handy, information-laden booklets available. The Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series is a wonderful contribution to opera education and opera appreciation.
My tip: acquire the entire collection because you will be in easy reach of superbly presented opera guides consisting of story analysis, principal characters in the opera, story narrative with music highlights, background, analysis, and commentary.