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Life of Verdi

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ISBN-10: 052166957X

ISBN-13: 9780521669573

Edition: 2000

Authors: John Rosselli

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This biography traces the life and work of a boldly innovative artist. It investigates Verdi's businesslike running of a landed estate, his highly successful career and his complex relationships.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface
List of abbreviations used in source references
Introduction: truth and theatre
The innkeeper's son, 1813-1842: Oberto to Nabucco
The galley slave, 1842-1847: Nabucco to Macbeth
Turning-points, 1847-1849: I masnadieri to La battaglia di Legnano; Strepponi, revolution and Sant'Agata
The people's composer, 1849-1859: Luisa Miller to Un ballo in maschera
Complications, 1859-1872: La forza del destino, Don Carlos, and Aida
Evergreen, 1872-1901: the Requiem, Otello, and Falstaff
Notes
Further reading
Index