Tag Archives: Genres & Styles/Opera

The Wagner Clan

by Jonathan Carr

“Jonathan Carr’s history is formidable and, fortunately for readers, he has not been discouraged by the essentially disagreeable nature of this sprawling saga. ….

Venetian Curiosities

by Donna Leon

A selection of charming and surprising tales of Venetian history accompanied by the music of Antonio Vivaldi.

The Raven

by Lou Reed

“Dreamlike . . . Reed delivers some of the most personal lyrics of his career. . . . Reed has once again stretched the…

Handel’s Bestiary

by Donna Leon

From a master of literary crime fiction, a literary, visual, and musical exploration of Handel’s arias.

Gondola

by Donna Leon

From the bestselling novelist, a beautifully illustrated collection of original pieces on Venice’s famed gondolas, with an accompanying CD of barcarole songs.