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Italian Opera Houses and Festivals.


Italian opera houses and festivals.

Lynn, Karyl Charna.

Scarecrow Pr.


331 pages




For the general reader, this guide presents histories of 58 Italian opera houses and festivals, organized by region and then city. Lynn describes significant events, premieres, the construction of theaters, architecture, and season information. Also included is a guide to visiting, along with recommended hotels and opera-related places such as birthplaces and museums. Houses in northern, central, southern Italy, and the islands are covered. The indexes are divided between people and theaters. Lynn is a writer and critic specializing in opera.

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