Puccini: His Life and Works

Puccini: His Life and Works

by Julian Budden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198164685
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/05/2002
Series: Master Musicians Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 9.56(w) x 6.38(h) x 1.64(d)

About the Author

Julian Budden, formerly the Chief Producer for Opera at BBC Radio, currently serves as the President of the Centro Studi Giacomo Puccini, Lucca, Italy. He is the author of the Master Musicians biography of Verdi as well as the three-volume The Operas of Verdi.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsviii
Key to Siglaix
1Early Life at Lucca1
2The Student at Milan17
3Le Villi37
4Edgar58
5Manon Lescaut87
6La boheme131
7Tosca181
8Madama Butterfly223
9La fanciulla del West274
10La rondine332
11Il trittico370
12Turandot417
13Puccini as Man and Artist474
Appendices
ACalendar480
BList of Works494
CPersonalia497
DSelect Bibliography510
Index519

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