The Rough Guide to Opera

The Rough Guide to Opera
Author: Matthew Boyden,Nick Kimberley
Publsiher: Rough Guides
Total Pages: 735
Release: 2002
Genre: Music
ISBN: 1858287499

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Sketches of opera composers, opera synopses, and CD reviews.

The Rough Guide to Opera

The Rough Guide to Opera
Author: Matthew Boyden
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 733
Release: 2007
Genre: Music
ISBN: STANFORD:36105133579826

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Covers nearly four centuries of opera, with biographical sketches, reviews, and synopses of operas.

Opera 100 Essential CDs

Opera  100 Essential CDs
Author: Matthew Boyden
Publsiher: Rough Guides Limited
Total Pages: 200
Release: 1999
Genre: Music
ISBN: 1858284511

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Lists and describes one hundred of the best opera compact discs, from Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" to Verdi's "Aida"

Opera

Opera
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1997
Genre: Opera
ISBN: OCLC:43763766

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The Rough Guide to Taiwan Travel Guide eBook

The Rough Guide to Taiwan  Travel Guide eBook
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2018-07-01
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781789194814

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Discover this fascinating destination with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to sample oyster omelettes at Keelung Night Market, catch some waves at Kenting National Park or marvel at the National Palace Museum's fabulous art collection, The Rough Guide to Taiwan will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate Taipei's elaborate grid network or Tainan's ancient streets without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Taiwan's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Taipei; Tainan; Meinong; Kinmen; Lugang; Lanyu; Matsu Islands; East Rift Valley; Alishan National Scenic Area and East Coast National Scenic Area. Attractions include: Taroko National Park; Kenting National Park; Chung Tai Chan Monastery; Sun Moon Lake; Yushan; National Palace Museum; night markets and hot springs. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, and more. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, Taiwan's indigenous peoples, religion, arts and culture, books, plus a handy language section and glossary. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Taiwan.

The Rough Guide to Austria

The Rough Guide to Austria
Author: Jonathan Bousfield,Rob Humphreys
Publsiher: Rough Guides
Total Pages: 594
Release: 2001
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 185828709X

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Venture across every inch of this prosperous and stable central European country, from the cosmopolitan capital of Vienna--packed with cultural offerings and late-night musikcafes--to the awesome Alpine backwaters of the Tyrol or winemaking villages. Learn how to stretch your budget in what can be an expensive country to visit. 40 maps. color photos.

The Rough Guide to Great Britain

The Rough Guide to Great Britain
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Rough Guides UK
Total Pages: 1016
Release: 2015-06-01
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9780241236161

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Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Britain is the ultimate guide to Rough Guides' home patch. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, Rough Guides cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights. At the top of your list and guaranteed to get you value for money, each guide also reviews the best accommodation and restaurants in all price brackets. We know there are times for saving, and times for splashing out. In The Rough Guide to Britain: - Over 50 colour-coded maps featuring every listing - Area-by-area chapter highlights - Top 5 boxes - Things not to miss section Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Britain.

The Rough Guide to Great Britain

The Rough Guide to Great Britain
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
Total Pages: 1016
Release: 2018-04-09
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781789194920

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Discover Rough Guides' home patch with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to tuck into a balti in Birmingham, get your thrills at Blackpool Pleasure Beach or tackle Scotland's majestic North Coast 500, The Rough Guide to Great Britain will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the medieval lanes of York or Bath's Georgian streets without needing to get online. - Stunning images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Britain's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed regional coverage - whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: London and the southeast; the Cotswolds; Bath, Bristol and the southwest; East Anglia; the Midlands and the Peak District; Leeds, Manchester and the northwest; Yorkshire; Newcastle and the northeast; Cardiff and South Wales; Snowdonia; Edinburgh and the Lothians; Glasgow and the Clyde; the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Attractions include: Hampton Court Palace; Oxford's colleges; the Eden Project; Manchester's Northern Quarter; Hadrian's Wall; the Lake District; Portmeirion; Welsh castles; Edinburgh Festival and the West Highland Railway. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, festivals and events, sports and outdoor activities. - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history and film, plus recommended books. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Great Britain.

The Rough Guide to Southwest China

The Rough Guide to Southwest China
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2013-09-05
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781409349549

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The Rough Guide to Southwest China is the essential, full-color guide to China's most compelling region, from tropical rainforest to the snowbound heights of the Tibetan plateau and the mighty Yangzi River. Inside its modern cities you'll find lively restaurants and teahouses, busy streets and trendy bars. Further afield are historic old towns and trade roads, once trodden by merchants, Communist guerillas, third-century warriors, and European plant-hunters. Limestone peaks, caves, waterfalls, and the world's largest sinkholes compete for your attention alongside rare monkeys, birds, and-of course-pandas. Half of China's 56 recognized ethnic groups live in the region, too, including Tibetans, Miao, Dong, Yi, Bai, and Dai, enlivening the countryside with wooden villages, monastery towns, extreme rice terracing exquisite textiles, and exuberant festivals, and visitors can join pilgrims circuiting lamaseries, get a close-up view of monumental Buddhist sculptures, and climb holy mountains. With more than fifty full-color maps, vibrant color photos, honest reviews, and expert background, the Rough Guide is all you need. Originally published in print in 2012. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to Internet Radio

The Rough Guide to Internet Radio
Author: L. A. Heberlein
Publsiher: Rough Guides
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2002
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 1858289610

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Through your computer you can listen to thousands of stations your radio cannot reach, and with The Rough Guide to Internet Radio you can begin to explore this astoundingly varied world. The Rough Guide gives you

The Rough Guide to New York City

The Rough Guide to New York City
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2016-02-02
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9780241258453

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The Rough Guide to New York City is the ultimate travel guide to the city that never sleeps. With full color throughout and dozens of photos to illustrate New York City's great buildings, iconic landmarks, and distinctive neighborhoods, this updated guidebook will show you the best the city has to offer. The Rough Guide to New York City includes itineraries to help you explore all the must-see sights, discover great places to eat, and experience the city outside of the traditional tourist's path. You'll also find detailed information neighborhood-by-neighborhood, whether you want to visit the historic Financial District, Chelsea's High Line park, the churches of Harlem, Brooklyn's Coney Island, or even the farthest reaches of the Bronx. New York City has something for everyone - art galleries and museums, festivals and nightlife--and The Rough Guide to New York City uncovers it all, revealing hidden gems in some of the most popular areas and including all kinds of highlights in its "Top 5" lists. Detailed color maps for each neighborhood, plus a subway map and practical information on all the essentials, make getting around easy. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to New York City. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.

The Rough Guide to England

The Rough Guide to England
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2015-02-02
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9780241202142

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The new Rough Guide to England is the definitive insider's guide to a country rich in history, heritage and culture. Now in full colour throughout, this fully updated guide has clear maps, detailed itineraries and regional highlights. Now available in PDF format. There's practical information and advice on visiting England's beautiful countryside and coastline, as well as the many diverse cities, towns and picture-postcard villages. Don't miss a thing with up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, from boutique hotels to budget hostels, the most authentic pubs and new-on-the-scene restaurants, and the most exciting activities and experiences. Whether you're camping on a remote Cornish peninsula, hiking in the Peak District, being pampered in a spa town or browsing markets in London's East End, explore every corner of this superb country with easy-to-use maps and detailed sights information. Make the most of your time on EarthTM with The Rough Guide to England.

The Rough Guide to China

The Rough Guide to China
Author: David Leffman,Rough Guides
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 1232
Release: 2008-05-05
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781848367876

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The Rough Guide to China is the definitive guidebook to one of the world’s most fascinating and rapidly changing travel destinations. The introduction gives an inspiring insight into many of China’s highlights, from the awesome scenery down the Yangzi River to the incredible Great Buddha at Leshan and the lavish Confucius Temple. Read expert background on everything from the treasures of the Forbidden City to the Buddhist art of the Mogao Caves as well as comprehensive information on China's history, politics, cultures and peoples. This fully- updated fifth edition includes an extended chapter on Shanghai and new inserts throughout allowing you to chose where to go and what to see, inspired by over 150 photos. Rely on our selection of the best places to stay and eat, for every budget with place names, accommodation and restaurants invaluably translated into Chinese script. Featuring over 140 detailed maps plus vital Chinese characters, this indispensable guide takes you from cutting-edge clubs in Shanghai to holy mountains in Tibet and from ancient temples to gleaming new skyscrapers. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to China

The Rough Guide to California

The Rough Guide to California
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2011-05-01
Genre: Travel
ISBN: 9781405389044

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The Rough Guide to California is the ultimate guide to the USA's most exciting and varied state. It is packed with incisive comment on everything from LA's political scandals and Hollywood hype to San Francisco's Beat poet hangouts and Yosemite's sheer rock walls. Find up-to-date listings of the best places to stay, from off-the-beaten-track campgrounds and budget hostels to swanky resorts and chic urban hideaways. Detailed maps will guide you to the best restaurants, cutting-edge clubs and chilled muso haunts. The Rough Guide to California also includes three different sections covering the state's unmatched influence on American music, its remarkable array of food and wine, and on getting the most from California's wonderful backcountry - hiking, skiing, rock climbing and surfing. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to California. Now available in epub format.

The Rough Guide to Classical Music

The Rough Guide to Classical Music
Author: Rough Guides
Publsiher: Rough Guides UK
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2010-05-03
Genre: Music
ISBN: 9781848366770

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The Rough Guide to Classical Music is the ideal handbook, spanning a thousand years of music from Gregorian chant via Bach and Beethoven to contemporaries such as Thomas Adès and Kaija Saariaho. Both a CD buyer's guide and a who's who, the guide includes concise biographical profiles of more than 200 composers and informative summaries of the major compositions in all genres, from chamber works to operatic epics. For novices and experts alike, the fully updated fifth edition features contemporary composer Helmut Lachenmann and Widor, the 19th century organ composer of 'Toccata' wedding fame, as well as dozens more works added for existing composers. You'll find an new 'Top 10's' section with accessible introductory listings including the Top 10 operas and the Top 10 symphonies plus new essay boxes on topics such as "Baroque - a style or a period?" and "The clarinet comes of age". The Rough Guide to Classical Music features fresh and incisive reviews of hundreds of CDs, selecting the very best of the latest recordings and reissues as well as more than 150 illustrations of composers and performers, including a rare archive of photos.