Provides an in-depth study of fifty English words that are now part of the worldwide lexicon, examining the phenomenon of global English.
A guide for opera enthusiasts and converts to this ancient rite. It explores 400 years of music drama from late-Renaissance Italy to works from contemporary names including Philip Glass and Thomas Ades. It helps you discover hundreds of classic and modern opera interpretations and learn about the lives of operatic masters.
Whether you want a quick overview of "Romeo and Juliet" to set the scene before a night at the theatre or an in depth reference guide for that challenging essay, this is a useful handbook.