Giuseppe Verdi, Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi, Falstaff

by Hepokoski
     
 

A compact, up-to-date guide to the history and construction of Verdi's last - and possibly greatest - opera. See more details below

Overview

A compact, up-to-date guide to the history and construction of Verdi's last - and possibly greatest - opera.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900521280166
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

1. Synopsis;
2. The forging of the libretto;
3. The composition of the opera;
4. Milan, Rome and Paris: three versions of Falstaff;
5. Musical technique and structure;
6. The interpretation of Falstaff: Verdi's guidelines;
7. A brief stage history;
8. A guide to critical assessments and interpretations; Epilogue Graham Bradshaw; Bibliography; Discography Malcolm Walker; Index.

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