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So When Does the Fat Lady Sing?Item #: HL.00331784
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Written by Michael Walsh.
Questions and Answers about Life, Sex, Love, and - oh, yes - Opera. Amadeus. With Softcover. 6x9 inches. 272 pages. Published by Amadeus Press. (HL.00331784)
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Think opera's just about starving artists, vengeful goddesses, randy noblemen, and adulterous lovers? Think again. In So When Does the Fat Lady Sing?, Michael Walsh, the former music critic for Time magazine, takes audiences on a wise and witty dash through 400 years of operatic history and culture. More a freewheeling dialogue between author and reader than a traditional quiz book, So When Does the Fat Lady Sing? poses irreverent and impertinent questions designed not so much to test knowledge as to inspire and entertain both expert and novice alike. Curtain up!