Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 March 2001

572 Pages | 24 pp colour plates, numerous black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780192854452

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera

Edited by Roger Parker

Oxford Illustrated History

  • Lavishly illustrated, with 24 pages of colour plates and integrated black and white photographs.
  • Collection of work by leading British and American scholars within the field of music — under the editorship of Roger Parker, Professor of Music at Cambridge.
  • Covers all the major opera composers and their works — but also dicusses the development of opera, its place within the arts, its cultural and political context.