Table of contents for Fortissimo : backstage at the opera with sacred monsters and young singers / William Murray.

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Prelude: The Golden Age of La Pluma
1 The Cell
2 Chasing Down the Talent
3 State of the the Art
4 Coming Out a Star
5 Letting It Fly
6 The Director Also Rises
7 The Sources Inside
8 Getting Through It
9 A Cornucopia of Characters
10 Mastering It
11 Fear and Trembling
12 Waiting in the Wings
13 Getting It All
14 Title TK
15 Survival
16 Attitudes
17 Everybody Wants to Get Into the Act
18 A Night to Remember
19 Careers
20 That's Entertainment
21 The Competition Blues
22 It's in the Details
23 The glory of Their Singing
Postlude: High Notes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Singers -- United States.
Opera -- United States.
Lyric Opera Center for American Artists.