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The operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Author: Abramo Basevi; Stefano Castelvecchi; Edward Schneider
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Annot. edView all editions and formats
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Abramo Basevi published his study of Verdi's operas in Florence in 1859, in the middle of the composer's career. The first thorough, systematic examination of Verdi's operas, it covered the twenty works produced between 1842 and 1857-from Nabucco and Macbeth to Il trovatore, La traviata, and Aroldo. But while Basevi's work is still widely cited and discussed - and nowhere more so than in the English-speaking world -  Read more...
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Named Person: Giuseppe Verdi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abramo Basevi; Stefano Castelvecchi; Edward Schneider
ISBN: 9780226094915 022609491X
OCLC Number: 881777321
Description: XLII, 268 Seiten
Other Titles: Studio sulle opere di Giuseppe Verdi.
Responsibility: Abramo Basevi. Transl. by Edward Schneider with Stefano Castelvecchi. Ed. by Stefano Castelvecchi.

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Offers a study of Verdi's operas in Florence in 1859, in the middle of the composer's career. This title features a systematic examination of Verdi's operas, it covered the twenty works produced  Read more...

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"Abramo Basevi's The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi represents an extraordinary testimony to a new and important way of writing music criticism in mid-nineteenth-century Italy, and Basevi's terminology and Read more...

 
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