Opera: The Basics
By Denise Gallo
Published November 22nd 2005 by Routledge – 224 pages
Series: The Basics
Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including:
With key notes, discography and videography, this is the ideal book for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this important musical genre.
"Clear and well-organized." -- Ellen Rosand, Professor of Music and Chair of the Music Department at Yale University
Denise Gallo is a Music Specialist at The Library of Congress. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Music History Division at The Catholic University of America, where she now remains an adjunct professor. She is a frequent lecturer for Washington Opera, the Baltimore Opera Company, Washington Concert Opera, and Summer Opera Theatre Company, and a contributing author to The Washington Opera Magazine and the Baltimore Opera Subscribers' Study Guide. Gallo is the author of several books, including Rossini: A Guide to Research (Routledge)