The Cambridge companion to Verdi /

The Cambridge companion to Verdi /
Cambridge ; New York : 2004.
New England Conservatory
PartI. Personal, cultural, and poltical context. Verdi's life: a thematic biography / Mary Jane Phillips-Matz. The Italian theater of Verdi's day / Alessandro Roccatagliati. Verdi, Italian Romanticism and the Risorgimento / Mary Ann Smart -- Part II. The Style of Verdi's operas and non-operatic works. The forms of set pieces / Scott L. Balthazar. New currents in the libretto / Fabrizio della Seta. Words and music / Emanuele Senici. French influences / Andreas Giger. Structural coherence / Steven Huebner. Instrumental music in Verdi's operas / David Kimbell. Verdi's non-operatic works / Roberta Montemorra Marvin -- Part III. Representative operas. Ernani: the tenor in transformation / Rosa Solinas. "Ch'hai di nuovo, buffon?" or what's new with Rigoletto / Cormac Newark. Verdi's Don Carlos: an overview of the opera / Harold Powers. Desdemona's alienation and Otello's fall / Scott L. Balthazar -- Part IV. Creation and critical reception. An introduction to Verdi's working methods / Luke Jensen. Verdi criticism / Gregory W. Harwood.

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