Classic FM Handy Guides: Opera
By: Robert Weinberg
Some of classical music’s most famous works are found in opera, and from film soundtracks to football stadiums, it reaches a vast worldwide audience. Packed full of essential information, this pocket-sized handbook explores the key styles in the genre, from the Baroque era to the modern masters, the greatest composers, voices and venues, as well as recommending essential operas to see and tracks to download.
Classic FM’s Handy Guides are a fun and informative set of introductions to standout subjects within classical music, each of which can be read and digested in one sitting: a perfect collectible series whether you’re new to the world of classical music or an aficionado.
Further titles include: Ballet, The Orchestra, Film Music, Video Game Music, Classical Recordings, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music