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The Cambridge companion to Rossini

Author: Emanuele Senici
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge companions to music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of specially commissioned essays on one of the most influential opera composers is divided into four parts, each exploring an important element of Rossini's work and his world. Chapters by specialists chart the course of Rossini's life and career through analysis of his reception; operatic texts and non-operatic works; and the individual works: Tancredi, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Semiramide, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioachino Rossini
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emanuele Senici
ISBN: 0521807360 9780521807364 0521001951 9780521001953
OCLC Number: 52047400
Notes: List of works: p. 246-249.
Description: xv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Rossini's operatic operas / Emanuele Senici --
Rossini's life / Richard Osborne --
Rossini and France / Benjamin Walton --
The Rossini renaissance / Charles S. Brauner --
Librettos and librettists / Paolo Fabbri --
Compositional methods / Philip Gossett --
The dramaturgy of the operas / Marco Beghelli --
Melody and ornamentation / Damien Colas --
Off the stage / Richard Osborne --
Tancredi and semiramide / Heather Hadlock --
Il barbiere di siviglia / Janet Johnson --
Guillaume Tell / Cormac Newark --
Singing Rossini / Leonella Grasso Caprioli --
Staging Rossini / Mercedes Viale Ferrero --
Editing Rossini / Patricia B. Brauner.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music.
Responsibility: edited by Emanuele Senici.
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This collection of specially commissioned essays on one of the most influential opera composers is divided into four parts, each exploring an important element of Rossini's work and his world. Chapters by specialists chart the course of Rossini's life and career through analysis of his reception; operatic texts and non-operatic works; and the individual works: Tancredi, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Semiramide, and Guillaume Tell.

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