The New Grove masters of Italian opera : Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini (Book, 1983) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The New Grove masters of Italian opera : Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini

Author: Philip GossettWilliam AshbrookJulian BuddenFriedrich LippmannAndrew PorterAll authors
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 1983.
Series: Composer biography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Provides a complete survey of Italian opera from the early buffo operas of Rossini to Verdi's great masterpieces and the verismo operas of Puccini texts, expanded and updated from The New Grove dictionary ... with comprehensive worklist, index and fully revised bibliography, illuminate clearly the subject's life and works.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Gossett; William Ashbrook; Julian Budden; Friedrich Lippmann; Andrew Porter; Mosco Carner
ISBN: 0393016854 9780393016857 0393300897 9780393300895 0393303616 9780393303612 0333358236 9780333358238
OCLC Number: 10048618
Notes: "First published in The New Grove dictionary of music and musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie, 1980"--Title page verso.
Description: 353 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 21 cm.
Contents: Gioachino Rossini / Philip Gossett --
Gaetano Donizetti / William Ashbrook, Julian Budden --
Vincenzo Bellini / Friedrich Lippmann --
Giuseppe Verdi / Andrew Porter --
Giacomo Puccini / Mosco Carner.
Series Title: Composer biography series.
Other Titles: Masters of Italian opera
New Grove dictionary of music and musicians.
Responsibility: Philip Gossett, William Ashbrook, Julian Budden, Friedrich Lippmann, Andrew Porter, Mosco Carner.

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Provides a complete survey of Italian opera from the early buffo operas of Rossini to Verdi's great masterpieces and the verismo operas of Puccini texts, expanded and updated from The New Grove dictionary ... with comprehensive worklist, index and fully revised bibliography, illuminate clearly the subject's life and works.
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