One of Verdi's most popular operas, an exciting, deeply moving musical drama set in the intoxicating demi-monde of mid-19th century Paris, and long admired for the lyric beauty of its arias and ensembles and for the dramatic force and finesse of its orchestral scoring. Reprinted from the authoritative edition prepared by G. Ricordi, Milan.
About the Author
An Italian composer of the Romantic era, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901) wrote operas that remain standards of the repertoire more than a century after his death. His most popular works include Rigoletto, La Traviata, and Aida.