A series of hardback books each with two EMI compact discs. An extraordinary marriage of music and words in a popularly priced package: each of these books provides the history of a famous opera and its composer, plus the complete libretto in its original language and an English translation with antated commentary. Inside the front and back cover of each book are 2 EMI music CDs containing a top performance of the opera. This is a complete multi-media guide to understanding and appreciating opera. It features the complete opera on two CDsm, and the complete libretto with antations, and a critical historical commentary full colour photos of performances. 6 titles have been repacked with newly formatted and redesigned books.
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini based on the Victorien Sardou's dramatic play La Tosca. Tosca is dramatic and beautiful. To this day it is one of the most frequently preformed operas.