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Five thousand nights at the opera.

Rudolf Bing

Five thousand nights at the opera.

by Rudolf Bing

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Gift Estate of John F. Hayward

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML429 B52 A3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360p.
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18648110M

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If you love opera - and I do - this book is a must read. Rudolph Bing was a key figure in opera production from the s into the s.

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Thomas Kelly's FIRST NIGHTS AT THE OPERA is bound to be loved by opera aficionados as well as people just beginning to be fascinated with a musical form that is both intricate and beautiful. Kelly selects five operas: Handel's Gulio Cesare, Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, Mayerbeer's LES HUGUENOTS, Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD, and Verdi's OTELLO, and Cited by: 6.

This is kind of a sequel to Kelly's First Nights, but focusing on again takes five major works and gives a detailed accounting of their premieres: Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Mozart's Don Giovanni, Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots, Wagner's Das Rheingold, and Verdi's book has all of the strengths of the earlier volume: hitting the sweet spot of /5.

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B00K: Fair/, $ NIGHTS AT THE OPERA; Signed. BING, SIR RUDOLF DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY Remnants Of A Black Spine With Title In White Letters, Dust Jacket: Poor. Hard Cover BooK: Fair/, Numbered Pages, That Were Lightly Read, And Are Clean And Tight To The Spine, Shelf, Edge And Corner n: The Book Of The THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT Sindbad The Seaman[FN#1] and Sindbad The Landsman.

There lived in the city of Baghdad, during the reign of the Commander of the Faithful, Harun al-Rashid, a man named Sindbád the Hammál,[FN#2] one in poor case who bore burdens on his head for hire.

At the same time, he led a campaign to construct a permanent home for opera in New York, and in the Italian Opera House, the first purpose-built opera theatre in Author: Joan Acocella.

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The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights), Volume 01 ANONYMOUS (-), translated by Richard Francis BURTON ( - ) This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars.

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For this revised edition of The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night all names of persons and places and all Arabic words retained in the text have, where necessary, been compared with and corrected by Macnaghten’s Calcutta Edition of the original (– 42).

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“One Thousand and One Nights” is an Arab book of stories that contains legends, stories, anecdotes and others. There are many stories written in verse and characterized like art. There are many dialogues and monologs, Turkish loanwords and archaism.

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[FN#] Here again the Cairo Edit. repeats the six couplets already given in Night xvii. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night — Volume 09 Alternate Title: Arabian Nights; Nights Imprint [S.l.]: The Burton Club, Note: Preceded by vol 8 PG# and followed by vol 10 PG# txt have accents, txt do not have them Language: English: LoC Class.