The Great Singers: From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti Henry Pleasants

ISBN: 9780671421601

Published: December 31st 1981

Unknown Binding

395 pages


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The Great Singers: From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti  by  Henry Pleasants

The Great Singers: From Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti by Henry Pleasants
December 31st 1981 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 395 pages | ISBN: 9780671421601 | 3.75 Mb

Here are the personalities & performances, the lives & the art of the great singers of all time - from the dawn of operating singing in the 16001 through the golden ages of bel canto & grand operat, to the present opera scene. FascinatingMoreHere are the personalities & performances, the lives & the art of the great singers of all time - from the dawn of operating singing in the 16001 through the golden ages of bel canto & grand operat, to the present opera scene.

Fascinating capsule stories - eyewitness accounts, conteporary reports, & entertaining anecdotes - give the reader a close & accurate look at musics revered greats, many of whose voices were never recorded & can be recalled only by those who saw & heard them. More than 150 maginificently reproduced paintings, photographs, prints & caricatures blend with the text to bring these legendary singers back to bibrant life.

For the confirmed opera buff & the novice listener, this book is an informative, colorful, & highly readable history of singing through the personalities of those who shaped its course.



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