David Rosen is professor emeritus of music at Cornell University and the author of Verdi: “Requiem,” as well as numerous articles on Verdi and Puccini.
Messa Da Requiem: Piano-Vocal Scoreby Giuseppe Verdi, David Rosen (Editor)
Now exclusively distributed in the United States by University of Chicago Press, the piano-vocal score The Works of Giuseppe Verdi are prepared by the editors responsible for the acclaimed full scores. The vocal appear exactly as in the full scores, while the piano reduction have been carefully revised to reflect the orchestral accomplishments accurately. In addition to the original vocal texts, three opera volumes listed below boast entirely new English singing translations. Important appendix items from the scores, such as Verdi's alternate or substitute versions of pie follow the main score. Each volume opens with an introduction and critical notes from the full score, in both English and Italian abridged to highlight historical issues and questions related the vocal parts.
These affordable paperback editions are sturdily bought to withstand heavy use and printed in a generous format for excellent legibility. The piano-vocal scores of The Works Giuseppe Verdi allow singers, students, theatrical personnel, and libraries of all sizes easy access to the widely praised critical edition, noted for its attention to the needs of both scholars and performers.
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