Opera Classics Library Puccini Companion: The Glorious Dozen

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Opera Journeys Publishing, 2000 - Music - 712 pages
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A unique and ideal addition to a sophisticated opera library. The PUCCINI COMPANION features each of Puccini's 12 operas: Le villi, Edgar, Manon Lescaut, La boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, La fanciulla del West, La rondine, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi, and Turandot. Each opera chapter includes Principal Characters, Brief Story Synopsis. Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, and a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian-English side-by side (Turandot libretto is excluded. OVER 260 MUSIC EXAMPLES.

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Burton D. Fisher is a former opera conductor who studied at the Mannes and Juilliard schools, and is presently author-publisher of over 100 books about opera: Opera Classics Library Series; Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series; Opera Journeys Libretto Series; and the popular college textbook, A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamophoses. He is principal lecturer for the Opera Journeys Lecture Series at Florida International University, an accredited undergraduate course of the FIU School of Music; a commissioned author of Season Opera Guides and Program Notes for regional opera companiers; and a frequent opera commentator on National Public Radio.

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