Vincenzo Bellini: A Guide to Research

Vincenzo Bellini: A Guide to Research

by Taylor and Francis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815338058

ISBN-13: 9780815338055

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive bibliography and research guide details all the works currently available on Vincenzo Bellini, the Italian opera composer best known for his work Norma, which is still regularly performed today at Covent Garden and by regional opera companies. 2001, the bicentennial anniversary of Bellini's death, saw several concerts and recordings of his

Overview

This comprehensive bibliography and research guide details all the works currently available on Vincenzo Bellini, the Italian opera composer best known for his work Norma, which is still regularly performed today at Covent Garden and by regional opera companies. 2001, the bicentennial anniversary of Bellini's death, saw several concerts and recordings of his work, raising his academic profile. This volume aims to meet the research needs of all students of Bellini in particular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815338055
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Music Bibliographies Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsix
1.Bellini's Life and Career1
Outline of Key Events in His Life1
Completed Operas; Casts of Premieres8
2.Bibliographies, Works-Lists, Catalogues11
3.Nineteenth-Century Assessments and Impressions17
4.Biographical Studies33
Encyclopedia and Dictionary Articles33
Bellini Giovane--Origins, Youth in Catania, Early Compositions, Education in Naples36
Character Studies from the Nineteenth Century40
Circumstances Surrounding Bellini's Death and Burial43
Necrologies; Elegies and Homages upon Bellini's Death45
Homages and Reports upon the Transfer of Bellini's Remains from Paris to Catania, 187647
Biographical and Character Studies Surrounding the Bellini Centenaries (ca. 1901 and ca. 1935)49
Biographical and Character Studies after ca. 193558
5.Letters and Documents65
6.Libretto and Literary Source Studies; Historical and Cultural Studies75
7.Exhibition Catalogues; Conferences; Congress Reports; Special Publications; Iconographies85
8.General Aspects of Musical Style: Aesthetics, Analysis, Performance Practice, Influences, Compositional Process95
9.Manuscript Studies; Collections; Collected Edition; Critical Evaluation of Editions of Bellini's Works; Editors, Publishing Firms113
10.Studies of Individual Operas and Bellini's Non-Operatic Works119
11.Bellini's Interpreters; Histories of Theaters; Bel Canto Style; Production Aspects165
12.Discographies (Including Discography of Bellini's Operas, in chronological order), Videographies, and Reviews of Recordings177
13.Special Topics, Focuses, Related Studies195
14.Glossary of People Associated with Bellini207
Index of Authors, Editors, Translators, and Reviewers215
Index of Names and Subjects224

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