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Pietro Mascagni and his operas

Author: Alan Mallach
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This biography of Mascagni charts the course of his intriguing life and career. With privileged access to Mascagni's 4,200 letters to Anna Lolli, his mistress for more than three decades, Alan Mallach provides a compelling portrait of a flamboyant, combative and emotional man who was passionately devoted to the Italian opera tradition and committed to innovation in musical language and dramatic form.".
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Mallach, Alan.
Pietro Mascagni and his operas.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c2002
(OCoLC)639335271
Named Person: Pietro Mascagni; Pietro Mascagni; Pietro Mascagni; Pietro Mascagni
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Mallach
ISBN: 1555535240 9781555535247
OCLC Number: 48691419
Description: xvi, 378 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: In Search of Pietro Mascagni --
1. Becoming a Composer, 1863-1882 --
2. Student, Wandering Musician, and Guglielmo Ratcliff, 1882-1887 --
3. Cerignola and the Composition of Cavalleria rusticana, 1887-1890 --
4. The Triumph of Cavalleria rusticana and the Reinvention of Italian Opera --
5. Fame, Fortune, and L'Amico Fritz, 1890-1892 --
6. Back to Ratcliff, 1893-1895 --
7. New Directions and Iris, 1895-1898 --
8. Le Maschere and the Pesaro Disaster, 1899-1902 --
9. Travels, Troubles, and Amica 1902-1905 --
10. Illica, Isabeau, and Anna Lolli, 1905-1910 --
11. Isabeau, Gabriele D'Annunzio, and Parisina, 1911-1914 --
12. World War I and Lodoletta, 1914-1917 --
13. War, Social Strife, and Il Piccolo Marat, 1917-1921
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