Mini Guide Series


Over 140 Mini Guide titles available (in PRINT and EBOOK formats)

Each Mini Guide features:
• Principal Characters in the Opera
• Brief Story Synopsis

• A comprehensive Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples
• Burton D. Fisher’s informative and in depth Commentary and Analysis, featuring the genesis and background of the opera, and engaging and insightful analysis of the opera story and its characters.

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The Abduction from the Seraglio (Mozart)
•Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea)
•L’Africaine (Meyerbeer)
•Aida (Verdi)
•Andrea Chénier (Giordano)
•Anna Bolena (Donizetti)
•Ariadne auf Naxos (Richard Strauss)
•Armida (Rossini)
•Attila (Verdi)
•The Ballad of Baby Doe (Moore)
•The Barber of Seville (Rossini)
•Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartok)

•La Bohème (Puccini)
•Boris Godunov(Mussorgsky)
•Candide (Bernstein)
•Capriccio (Richard Strauss)
•Carmen (Bizet)
•Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
•Cendrillon (Massenet)
•La Cenerentola (Rossini)
•La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart)
•Le Comte Ory(Rossini)
•Così fan tutte (Mozart)
•The Crucible (West)

•La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz)
•The Death of Klinghoffer (Adams)
•Doctor Atomic (Adams)
•Don Carlo (Verdi)
•Don Giovanni (Mozart)
•Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
•La Donna del Lago (Rossini)
•The Elixir of Love (Donizetti)
•Elektra (Richard Strauss)
•Ernani(Verdi)
•Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)

Exploring Wagner’s Ring
•Falstaff (Verdi)
•La Fanciulla del West (Puccini)
•Faust (Gounod)
•La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti)
•Fidelio (Beethoven)
•Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss)
•The Flying Dutchman (Wagner)
•Die Frau ohne Schatten (Richard Strauss)
•Der Freischütz (Weber)
•Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)
•La Gioconda (Ponchielli)
•Hamlet (Thomas)
•Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)
•Henry VIII (Saint-Saëns)
•Iolanta (Tchaikovsky)
•L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini)
•Les Huguenots (Meyerbeer)
•Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck)
•Julius Caesar (Handel)
•Lakmé (Delibes)
•Lohengrin (Wagner)
•Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
•Lulu (Berg)
•Macbeth (Verdi)
•Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
•The Magic Flute (Mozart)
•The Makropolis Case (Janacek)
•Manon (Massenet)


•Manon Lescaut (Puccini)
•Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)
•The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
•A Masked Ball (Verdi)
•Die Meistersinger (Wagner)
•The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan )
•Nabucco(Verdi)
•Nixon in China (Adams)
•Norma(Bellini)
•Of Mice and Men (Floyd)
•Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck)
•Otello(Verdi)
•I Pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
•Parsifal (Wagner)
•The Pearl Fishers (Bizet)
•Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy)
•Porgy and Bess (Gershwin)
•Prince Igor(Borodin)
•I Puritani (Bellini)
•The Queen of Spades(Tchaikovsky)
•The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky)
•The Rape of Lucretia (Britten)
•The Rhinegold (Wagner)
•Rigoletto(Verdi)
•The Ring of the Nibelung (Wagner)
•Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)
•Rodalinda (Handel)
•Roméo et Juliette (Gounod)


•La Rondine (Puccini)
•Der Rosenkavalier (Richard Strauss)
•Rusalka (Dvorak)
•Salome (Richard Strauss)
•Samson and Delilah (Saint-Saëns)
•Show Boat (Kern-Hammerstein)
•Siegfried (Wagner)
•Simon Boccanegra(Verdi)
•La Sonnambula (Bellini)
•Suor Angelica (Puccini)
•Susannah (Floyd)
•Il Tabarro (Puccini)
•The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach)
•Tannhäuser (Wagner)
•Thaïs (Massenet)
•Tosca (Puccini)
•La Traviata (Verdi)
•Tristan and Isolde (Wagner)
•Il Trittico (Puccini)
•Les Troyens (Berloz)
•Il Trovatore (Verdi)
•Turandot (Puccini)
•Twilight of the Gods (Wagner)
•The Valkyrie (Wagner)
•Werther (Massenet)
•West Side Story (Bernstein)
•William Tell (Rossini)
•Wozzeck (Berg)