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Puccini : his life and works

Author: Julian Budden
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Julian Budden offers music lovers a major new biography of one of the giants of Italian opera, Giacomo Puccini. Blending astute musical analysis with a colorful account of Puccini's life, here is an illuminating look at some of the most popular operas in the repertoire, including Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot. Budden provides an illuminating look at the process of putting an opera  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Budden
ISBN: 0198164688 9780198164685 0195179749 9780195179743
OCLC Number: 48943686
Description: ix, 527 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Early life at Lucca --
The student at Milan --
Le Villi --
Edgar --
Manon Lescaut --
La Bohème --
Tosca --
Madame Butterfly --
La fanciulla del West --
La rondine --
Il trittico --
Turandot --
Puccini as man and artist.
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: Julian Budden.
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Part of the "Master Musicians" series, this title is a biography of one of the giants of Italian opera, Giacomo Puccini. Blending musical analysis with an account of Puccini's life, it looks at some  Read more...

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A major book on Puccini by the supremely authoritative Julian Budden arouses the highest expectations, wonderfully fulfilled by this new volume of over 500 pages. * Philip Borg-Wheeler, Classical Read more...

 
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