Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Annotation:This guide includes the following information for each of this season's operas: story, history, composer, librettist, vocal requirements, production, running time, previous casts, and pronunciations.
Annotation:Includes a musical commentary and history of the opera with black and white photographs. Also, a thematic guide, English libretto, discography, and bibliography.
Annotation:A DVD of the opera sung in German. Subtitles in English, German or French. Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French.
Annotation:Famous for his New York Metropolitan Opera broadcast commentaries, Lee offers here a reworking of his frequently delivered Meistersinger lectures, his response to controversies surrounding the opera, and a discussion of selected Meistersinger recordings and DVDs.