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Stories of the great operas and their composers

Author: Ernest Newman
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., ©1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vol I: Richard Wagner and his works; Vol II: Mozart (1756-1791) to Thomas (1811-1896)-Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Von Weber, and Thomas; Vol III: Verdi (1813-1901) to Puccini (1858-1924)-Verdi, Gounod, Bizet, Offenbach, Humperdinck, and Puccini. The aim of this work is to tell the story of the opera accompanied by a descriptive analysis of the music, with some musical scores, and with biographical sketches of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Stories, plots, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Newman
OCLC Number: 424490
Description: 3 volumes in 1 : illustrations (music) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Vol. I. Richard Wagner. Tannhäuser ; The mastersingers of Nuremberg ; Lohengrin ; Tristan and Isolde ; Parsifal ; The Rhinegold ; The Valkyrie ; Siegfried ; The Twilight of the gods ; The flying Dutchman ; Richard Wagner : a short biography --
Vol. II. Mozart (1756-1791) to Thomas (1811-1896). The Life of Mozart ; The Marriage of Figaro ; Don Giovanni ; The Magic flute ; The Life of Beethoven ; Fidelio ; Gioacchino Rossini ; The Barber of Seville ; William Tell ; The Life of Weber ; Der Freischütz ; Ambroise Thomas ; Mignon --
Vol. III. Verdi (1813-1901) to Puccini (1858-1924). The Life of Verdi ; Rigoletto ; La Traviata ; Il Trovatore ; Aida ; Otello ; Charles François Gounod ; Faust ; Georges Bizet ; Carmen ; Jacques Offenbach ; The Tales of Hoffman ; Engelbert Humperdinck ; Hänsel and Gretel ; Giacomo Puccini ; La Bohème ; Tosca ; Madam Butterfly.
Responsibility: by Ernest Newman.

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Vol I: Richard Wagner and his works; Vol II: Mozart (1756-1791) to Thomas (1811-1896)-Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Von Weber, and Thomas; Vol III: Verdi (1813-1901) to Puccini (1858-1924)-Verdi, Gounod, Bizet, Offenbach, Humperdinck, and Puccini. The aim of this work is to tell the story of the opera accompanied by a descriptive analysis of the music, with some musical scores, and with biographical sketches of the composers. -- Publisher's description.

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