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"Phantom Phantasia" by E.A. Bucchianeri is a poetical celebration of the enigmatic masked genius haunting the depths of the Paris Opera house.
A detailed study of the first Faust books and the popular Faustian folk tales.
This book explores this rocky transition period and how it affected Handel's work, namely, his inclusion of French elements to his operas and other novel innovations in order to regain his chagrined public.
Illustration and musical examples are included in several of the essays, enriching the author's analytical theories and philosophical observations. "A Compendium of Essays" will prove an additional treasure to any library.