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Cambridge Companion to Rossini

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ISBN-10: 0521001951

ISBN-13: 9780521001953

Edition: 2003

Authors: Emanuele Senici, Jonathan Cross

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This collection of specially commissioned essays on one of the most influential opera composers is divided into four parts, each exploring an important element of Rossini's work and his world. Chapters by specialists chart the course of Rossini's life and career through analysis of his reception; operatic texts and non-operatic works; and the individual works: Tancredi, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Semiramide, and Guillaume Tell.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Emanuele Senici is University Lecturer in Music at the University of Oxford and is a Fellow of St Hugh's College. He has published in a number of journals and contributed to the Cambridge Companion to Verdi (2003). He is also co-editor of the Cambridge Opera Journal, 2003.

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Preface and abbreviations
Introduction: Rossini's operatic operas Emanuele Senici
Biography and Reception
Rossini's life Richard Osborne
Rossini and France Benjamin Walton
The Rossini Renaissance
Words and Music
Librettos and librettists Paulo Fabbri
Compositional methods Philip Gossett
The dramaturgy of the operas Marco Beghelli
Melody and ornamentation Damien Colas
Off the stage Richard Osborne
Representative Operas
Tancredi and Semiramide Heather Hadlock
Il barbiere di Siviglia Janet Johnson
Guillaume Tell Cormac Newark
Performance
Singing Rossini Leonella Grasso Caprioli
Staging Rossini Mercedes Viale Ferrero
Editing Rossini
List of works
Bibliography
Index