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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: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini; Gioachino Rossini; Gioachino Rossini; Gioacchino Rossini
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emanuele Senici
ISBN: 0521807360 9780521807364 0521001951 9780521001953
OCLC Number: 52047400
Language Note: English.
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 scholarly, extensive overview of Rossini's operas, liturgical works and piano and vocal works reflects the dramatic turnaround in appreciation that has occurred in the last fifty years or so.' Read more...

 
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