[by] Edward J. Dent.
|In collection:||Holloway Book Collection|
|Published / Created:||
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Eng. :
Penguin Books Limited,
|Notes:||"Not a collection of plots, but a book explaining how opera came to be what it is, its aims and methods, its changing fashions, its failures, its achievements, its conventions and its absurdities. Illustrated with 16 pages of photogravure and drawings by Kay Ambrose". |
Includes bibliographical references.
Physical description: 192 pages : illustrations, photographs, plates ; 19 cm.