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Witty and informative, this rewarding book demystifies everything from arias and divas to the appeal of a story where everybody dies singing! Barry Laurence Scherer, music critic for The Wall Street Journal, gives delightful, accessible explanations of what is important and entertaining about opera. 25 line illustrations.

Bravo!: A Guide to Opera for the Perplexed 1996, Dutton Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780525942481