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Books Become Operas

Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick Blu-ray Disc - 2013 BLURAY 792.542 MOBY Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Jake Heggie, book by Herman Melville

Little Women
Little Women An Opera in Two Acts DVD - 2010 DVD 792.542 LITTLE Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Mark Adamo, book by Louisa May Alcott

Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice DVD - 2010 DVD 792.542 SOPHIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Nicholas Maw, book by William Styron

1984
1984 DVD - 2008 DVD 792.542 NINETEE Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Lorin Maazel, book by George Orwell

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Book - 2008

Annotation:Opera by Unsuk Chin, book by Lewis Carroll

The Little Prince
The Little Prince A Magical Opera DVD - 2006 DVD 792.542 LITTLE Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Rachel Portman, book by Antoine de Saint Exupery

Waiting for the Barbarians
Waiting for the Barbarians By Glass, Philip Music CD - 2008 OPERA GLASS CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by J.M. Coetzee

Tjenerindens fortælling
Tjenerindens fortælling The handmaid's tale By Ruders, Poul Music CD - 2000 Danish OPERA RUDERS CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by Margaret Atwood

Cold Sassy Tree
Cold Sassy Tree By Floyd, Carlisle Music CD - 2005 OPERA FLOYD CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by Olive Ann Burns

Desire Under the Elms
Desire Under the Elms By Thomas, Edward Book - 2002

Annotation:Play by Eugene O'Neill

The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath By Gordon, Ricky Ian Music CD - 2008 OPERA GORDON CD Available in some locations

Annotation:book by John Steinbeck

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby By Harbison, John Music CD - 2010 OPERA HARBISON CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men By Floyd, Carlisle Music CD - 2003 OPERA FLOYD CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by John Steinbeck

A View From the Bridge
A View From the Bridge By Bolcom, William Music CD - 2001 OPR BOLCOM CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Play by Arthur Miller

Willie Stark
Willie Stark Opera in Three Acts and Nine Scenes DVD - 2008 DVD 792.542. WILLIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Carlisle Floyd, based on the book All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren, which in turn was based on the life of Huey Long, former governor of Louisiana

Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking By Heggie, Jake Music CD - 2012 OPERA HEGGIE CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Book by Helen Prejean

Brundibár
Brundibár An Opera for Children By Krása, Hans Music CD - 2006 OPERA KRASA CD Available in some locations

Annotation:Retold by Tony Kushner, pictures by Maurice Sendak. Based on a Czech opera performed by children in Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp, in 1943.

A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire An Opera in Three Acts DVD - 1999 DVD 792.542 STREETC Available in some locations

Annotation:Opera by Andre Previn, play by Tennessee Williams

The Crucible
The Crucible By Ward, Robert Book - 1989

Annotation:Play by Arthur Miller

Annotation:Opera by Peter Eotvos, play by Tony Kushner

Annotation:Opera by Stewart Wallace, book by Amy Tan

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You've read the book, you've seen the movie. But did you know that these books have been made into operas? Some have yet to be recorded, but most are in the library's collection.


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