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Ashbrook, William 1922-2009

Overview
Works: 76 works in 227 publications in 5 languages and 6,031 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Librettos  Romance fiction  Fiction  Opera programs  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: ML410.D7, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Ashbrook
 
Most widely held works by William Ashbrook
The operas of Puccini by William Ashbrook( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti and his operas by William Ashbrook( Book )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Italiaanse componist (1797-1848) en van diens opera's
A portrait of Claude Debussy by Marcel Dietschy( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove masters of Italian opera : Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini by Philip Gossett( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti by William Ashbrook( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's Turandot : the end of the great tradition by William Ashbrook( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished at Puccini's death in 1924, Turandot was not only his most ambitious work, but it became the last Italian opera to enter the international repertory. In this colorful study two renowned music scholars demonstrate that this work, despite the modern climate in which it was written, was a fitting finale for the centuries-old Great Tradition of Italian opera. Here they provide concrete instances of how a listener might encounter the dramatic and musical structures of Turandot in light of the Italian melodramma, and firmly establish Puccini's last work within the tradition of Rossini, B
Poliuto : tragedia lirica in tre atti by Gaetano Donizetti( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letteratura, musica e teatro al tempo di Ruggero Leoncavallo : atti del 2. Convegno internazionale "Ruggero Leoncavallo nel suo tempo" : Locarno, Biblioteca cantonale, 7-8-9 ottobre 1993 by Convegno internazionale di studi su Ruggero Leoncavallo( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mefistofele di Arrigo Boito by William Ashbrook( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruggero Leoncavallo nel suo tempo : atti del I Convegno internazionale di studi su Ruggero Leoncavallo : Locarno, Biblioteca cantonale, 3-4-5 ottobre 1991 by Convegno internazionale di studi su Ruggero Leoncavallo( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena : an opera in 2 acts and 6 scenes by Felice Romani( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edizione critica delle opere di Gaetano Donizetti by Gaetano Donizetti( )

in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Stuarda : Italian-English libretto by Giuseppe Bardari( )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Peforming presents New York City Opera, Julius Rudel, diretor: John S. White, managing director, "Roberto Devereux,"
Poliuto : opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Sébastien, roi de Portugal by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaetano Donizetti, 1797-1848, L'elisir d'amore : melodramma in due atti by Felice Romani( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto met vertaling en bijdragen over de komische opera van de Italiaanse componist (1797-1848)
Poliuto : tragedia lirica in three acts : introduction, sources, critical commentary by William Ashbrook( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Bolena : lyric tragedy in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti( Book )

in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La bohème by Robin Norton-Hale( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OperaUpClose's electric new English translation of La Bohème charts the ups and downs of a group of idealistic graduates as they bicker, party, try to make ends meet and follow their dreams. Having wowed audiences at The Cock Tavern Theatre in Kilburn in a record-breaking, sell-out six-month run, as well as an acclaimed transfer at Soho Theatre, this contemporary re-telling of La Bohème won Best Off-West End Production at the Whatsonstage.com Awards, and the Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production
 
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Donizetti and his operas
Alternative Names
Ashbrook, William 1922-...

William Ashbrook American muicologist and journalist

William Ashbrook Amerikaans musicoloog (1922-2009)

Languages
English (99)

Italian (49)

German (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Donizetti and his operasThe New Grove masters of Italian opera : Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, PucciniPuccini's Turandot : the end of the great traditionPoliuto : tragedia lirica in tre attiEdizione critica delle opere di Gaetano DonizettiLa bohème