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Title:
The Puccini companion
Author:
Weaver, William, 1923-2013.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
x, 436 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Puccini family / Simonetta Puccini -- The musical world of the young Puccini / Julian Budden -- Le villi, Edgar, and the "symphonic element" / Michael Elphinstone -- Puccini's Manon and his other heroines / William Weaver -- Manon, Mimì, Artù / Harvey Sachs -- Le jeunesse qui n'a qu'un temps : La bohème and its origins / Fedele D'Amico -- Tosca and pessimism / Franco Serpa -- Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton : problems in the genesis and performance of Madama Butterfly / Arthur Groos -- Puccini's America / Mary Jane Phillips-Matz -- Giacomo Puccini's Trittico and the twentieth century / Leonardo Pinzauti -- La rondine / William Ashbrook -- Turandot and the theatrical aesthetics of the twentieth century / Jürgen Maehder -- The nonoperatic works of Giacomo Puccini / Michael Kaye -- Early Puccini performance : a condition of transition / David Hamilton.

Puccini : a bibliographical sketch / Nigel Jamieson -- A select bibliography of articles and dissertations about Puccini and his operas / Deborah Burton -- A chronology of Puccini's life and works / Maria Grazia Bajoni.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780393029307
Format :
Book