Opera Once Over Lightly

By: Bradford, Reuben A.

Price: $10.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pale green wraps with black titles and illustration of Pagliacci. Some toning and light wear. A couple of very small stains on front wrap. Overall, attractive condition, square and securely bound. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; These are six radio scripts used in Dallas as introductions and promotions for the city's opera season. Bradford summarized and commented on the operas in a mock hard-boiled style, mining the rich vein of humor that inheres in opera and is so loved by Texas opera-goers. The operas so mined are: Saint-Saens "Samson and Delilah," Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," Gounod's "Faust," Verdi's "La Traviata," Puccini's "La Boheme," and Verdi's "Aida."

Title: Opera Once Over Lightly

Author Name: Bradford, Reuben A.

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Dallas, WFAA Radio Service of the Dallas Morning News: 1952

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 13100

Keywords: Music Opera Humor Texas Paper