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The Verdi Companion
     

The Verdi Companion

by William Weaver (Editor), Martin Chusid (Editor)
 

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The editors have brought together a distinguished group of experts to examine Verdi's canon from various points of view. Sir Isaiah Berlin speaks of Verdi's humanism; Rodolfo Celletti discusses the qualities of his vocal writing; Julian Budden places the early works in the musical context of their time; while George Martin examines the composer's career in the light

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The editors have brought together a distinguished group of experts to examine Verdi's canon from various points of view. Sir Isaiah Berlin speaks of Verdi's humanism; Rodolfo Celletti discusses the qualities of his vocal writing; Julian Budden places the early works in the musical context of their time; while George Martin examines the composer's career in the light of historical events in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393304435
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1988
Pages:
357
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.82(d)

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