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Fisher, Burton D.

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,359 publications in 2 languages and 253,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Librettos  Opera programs  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: ML50.V484, 782.12
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Most widely held works by Burton D Fisher
Puccini's La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story set in the Latin Quarter in Paris amongst the Bohemian students, whose hectic gaiety only partially masks their despair and pain
Verdi's Aïda by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Verdi's Aïda, featuring insightful and in depth commentary and analysis, a complete, newly translated libretto with ItalianEnglish side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Un ballo in maschera : opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- Engaging Commentary and Analysis about the composer, the opera and its characters.-- Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples-- A complete Libretto (newly translated) that incorporates Music Highlight Examples-- A Discography-- A Videography-- A Dictionary of Opera and Musical TermsEach Opera Classics Library edition is a comprehensive guide and complete analysis and evaluation of a specific opera; each is a unique "encyclopedia" that integrates important and pertinent information about each timeless classic. The objective of Opera Classics Library is to unlock opera's mysteries for the general audience, and enlighten and educate. Understanding and knowledge are the master keys to enhance enjoyment and appreciation of this great art form. Alexandre Dumas, in the final words of his novel, La Dame aux Camelias, dutifully summed up the sense of poignancy that became the basis of one of Verdi's most treasured operas: "Sleep in peace, Marguerite! Much will be forgiven you for you have greatly loved." La Traviata is an intimate portrait of a woman's agonizing defeat against the forces of destiny. Verdi's music score is a tone poem that musically captures the story's profound human passions and psychological depth
Mozart's The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Puccini's Tosca : Italian opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's Tosca is a high-voltage, powerful and sensational opera thriller that is crammed with actoin, intense, and sometimes ferocious, supercharged dramatic confrontations: a true music drama
Rossini's The barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 35 music highlight examples
Puccini's Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot, considered by many Puccini's magnum opus, is an incredible operatic masterpiece, a remarkable blend of heroic grandeur, exoticism, and powerful romantic and poignant sentimentalism
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of star-crossed lovers in 18th century Scotland. Lucia falls in love with her brother Enrico's bitter enemy, Edgardo. Enrico tricks Lucia into marrying Lord Arturo. In a mad fit, Lucia murders her husband and dies. Upon hearing the news that his love is dead, Edgardo stabs himself to join her
Verdi's Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Verdi's RIGOLETTO, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 35 music highlight examples
Puccini's Il Trittico : Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Puccini's Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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... Mozart's Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Puccini's Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
 
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Verdi's Aïda
Alternative Names
Fisher, Burton D.

Languages
English (223)

Italian (1)

Covers
Verdi's AïdaBizet's CarmenUn ballo in maschera : opera in three actsMozart's The marriage of FigaroPuccini's Tosca : Italian opera in three actsRossini's The barber of SevillePuccini's TurandotDonizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor