This 2004 Companion provides a biographical, theatrical and social-cultural background for Verdi's music, examines in detail important general aspects of its style and method of composing, and synthesizes stylistic themes in discussions of ...
Author: Scott L. Balthazar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
In the story of the hunchbacked court jester and his beloved daughter, Verdi believed he had found "e;the greatest subject and perhaps the greatest drama of modern times"e;.The guide contains articles on the place of Rigoletto in ...
Author: Giuseppe Verdi
Publisher: Alma Books
Verdi's Middle Period: Source Studies, Analysis, and Performance Practice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. A collection of thirteen essays by as ...
Author: George Whitney Martin
Publisher: University Rochester Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The first thorough, systematic examination of Verdi’s operas, it covered the twenty works produced between 1842 and 1857—from Nabucco and Macbeth to Il trovatore, La traviata, and Aroldo.
Author: Abramo Basevi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press