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Verdi; his music, life and times.

Author: George Whitney Martin
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1963.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, George Whitney.
Verdi.
New York, Dodd, Mead, 1963
(OCoLC)593406173
Named Person: Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Whitney Martin
OCLC Number: 1175452
Description: xxi, 633 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Le Roncole (1813-1823) --
Busseto, I (1823-1829) --
Busseto, II (1829-1832) --
Milan (1832-1833) --
The competition for the post of Maestro de musica in Busseto (1833-1836) --
Maestro di musica (1836-1838) --
The coronation in Milan and Oberto produced (1838-1839) --
Musical styles of the time and Un Giorno di Regno (1839-1840) --
Autobiographical sketch and Nabucco (1840-1842) --
New friends in Milan and I Lombardi (1842-1843) --
Venice and Ernani (1843-1844) --
The years in the galley, I 1844-1845) --
The years in the galley, II (1845-1846) --
The business end of art and Macbeth (1846-1847) --
Paris, London and I Masnadieri (1847) --
Paris and Milan, 1848 --
The patriots in Milan sow their defeat (1848-1849) --
The disaster at Rome ends an era (1849) --
Luisa Miller and Stiffelio (1849-1850) --
Rigoletto (1850-1851) --
Life on the main street in Busseto (1851-1852) --
Il Trovatore (1852-1853) --
La Traviata (1853) --
Paris and I Vespri Siciliani (1853-1855) --
Piedmont, copyright and two bad operas (1855-1857) --
Un ballo in maschera (1857-1859) --
Public life and marriage as Italy is made (1859-1860) --
A deputy to the first parliament of the kingdom of Italy (1861) --
La Forza del destino and the Inno delli nazioni (1861-1863) --
Macbeth revised and the changing times (1863-1865) --
Don Carlo (1865-1867) --
Manzoni and Rossini (1867-1869) --
The year 1870-71 --
Aida (1871-1872) --
The Manzoni requiem (1872-1875) --
Stolz, Boito and Simone Boccanegra revised (1875-1881) --
Otello (1881-1887) --
Falstaff (1887-1893) --
The last years : Strepponi's death (1893-1897) --
The last years : The Pezzi sacri and his death (1897-1901) --
Appendices. The opera Rocether ; Verdi's reading ; Strepponi's illegitimate children ; The screw-turn finales ; The contract under which Verdi wrote Un ballo in maschera ; Verdi's sacred works and excerpts from the Motu proprio ; Verdi and Teresa Stolz ; Genealogical tables of some of the ruling houses in nineteenth century Italy : Of Austia, Parma, Piedmont and the Papal staes ; Verdi's published works with dates of their premieres and casts of their operas.
Responsibility: Illustrated with drawings by Everett Raymond Kinstler, photos., maps, and Delfico cartoons.

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