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Rossini : his life and works

Author: Richard Osborne
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on biographical and musicologicial material, Richard Osborne examines Rossini's entire operatic output of 39 operas his choral works, and vocal and solo piano music.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Osborne, Richard, 1943-
Rossini.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006030179
(OCoLC)71369128
Named Person: Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioachino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Osborne
ISBN: 9780199724406 0199724407 9781435617193 1435617193
OCLC Number: 190789101
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 392 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations, music.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The formative years (1792-1810) --
Venice and Milan (1811-1814) --
Arrival in Naples (1815) --
Rome and Il barbiere di Siviglia (1816) --
Naples, Rome and Milan (1816-1817) --
Mosè in Egitto and return to Pesaro (1818) --
1819-1821 --
Vienna, Verona, Venice (1822-1823) --
Paris and London (1823-1824) --
Paris (1824-1829) --
Retirement from operatic composition --
Bologna, Paris, Madrid (1829-1834): Stabat mater, Olympe Pélissier, and Balzac --
Paris, the Rhineland, and return to Italy (1835-1846) --
Times of Barricades and Assassinations: Bologna, Florence, and departure from Italy (1847-1855) --
Return to Paris (1855) --
Saturday soirées and a new Mass --
Last years (1865-1868) --
Entr'acte: some problems of approach to the works --
The early operas (I): Farse for Venice's Teatro San Moisè --
Overtures.
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: Richard Osborne.
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Rossini was one of the most influential, industrious and emotionally complex of the great nineteenth-century composers. From 1810-1829 he wrote 39 operas which transformed opera in Italy and France.  Read more...

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Osborne's Rossini remains indispensable both as a conspectus of, and prolegomenon to, the life and work of this most colourful of operative composers. Conor Farrington. TLS.

 
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