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The Cambridge Verdi encyclopedia

Author: Roberta Montemorra Marvin
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Verdi's enduring presence on the opera stages of the world and as a subject for study by scholars in various disciplines has placed him as a central figure within modern culture. His operas, including La traviata, Rigoletto, and Aida, are among the most frequently performed worldwide and his popularity from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day is undisputed. The Cambridge Verdi encyclopedia covers aspects  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Named Person: Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Montemorra Marvin
ISBN: 9780521519625 0521519624
OCLC Number: 821206824
Description: xvii, 599 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: A---Z general entries.
Responsibility: edited by Roberta Montemorra Marvin.

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