Vincenzo Bellini: A Research and Information Guide

Vincenzo Bellini: A Research and Information Guide

by Stephen Willier


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415995245
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/24/2009
Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(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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