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The Drama of Opera Exotic and Irrational Entertainment by Myer Fredman

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Published by Sussex Academic Press .
Written in English


  • Opera,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDame Joan Sutherland (Foreword), Maestro Richard Bonynge (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8769437M
ISBN 101903900506
ISBN 109781903900505

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