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Seven Verdi Librettos

With the Original Italian

by Giuseppe Verdi

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English, Italian


The Physical Object
Number of Pages533
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7450827M
ISBN 100393008525
ISBN 109780393008524

Libretto means “little book” in Italian, and that’s precisely what it is; your average libretto is scarcely thicker than a TV Guide. But because singing a sentence takes about three times longer than saying it, a “little book,” when set to music, becomes a full evening in the theater.. In pop music, the writer of the lyrics is often forgotten. "McClatchy's heroic labor is a remarkable achievement Mozart and Da Ponte will be smiling down on this volume."—Richard Wilbur, Seven Mozart Librettos, A Verse Translation, J. .

Books that have a location of "UNI Stacks" are located on the northeast side of the fourth floor. The Book of Opera Librettos: Complete Original Language Texts with English Translations. A/M REFER MLB66 ; This large resource contains the complete original language texts and English translations of opera librettos. item 7 Seven Verdi Librettos by Verdi, Giuseppe Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Seven Verdi Librettos by Verdi, Giuseppe Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. item 8 Giuseppe Verdi (pocket GIANTS) by Snowman.

U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Four acts; legal notice dated p. 2; "Argument"--p. 3; advertisements--p. [1]-[4] at end; melodies for principal arias included. Libretto in Italian and English in parallel columns. Libretto by Francesco Maria Piane--New Grove. "The incidents are taken from a drama by Victor Hugo of the same name"--p. 1. Singers' names not given. Get this from a library! Seven Mozart librettos: a verse translation. [J D McClatchy; Giambattista Varesco; Gottlieb Stephanie; Lorenzo Da Ponte; Pietro Metastasio; Emanuel Schikaneder; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart] -- Presents translations of librettos into verse of seven of Mozart's operas, including "The Marriage of Figaro," "Don Giovanni," and "Cosi Fan Tutte," featuring a history of each.


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The seven operas translated in this book are: Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; La Traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Aida; Otello and Falstaff. A music student or opera buff will be handsomely rewarded by the quality of Mr.

Weaver's translations; they are faithful to the original Italian, yet flow smoothly in the English of our present day/5(6). The Paperback of the Seven Verdi Librettos by Giuseppe Verdi at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Pages: Seven 7 Verdi Librettos Paperback – by William Verdi; Weaver (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: William Verdi; Weaver.

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Seven Mozart Librettos: A Verse Translation. A landmark event in the world of music, Mozart's seven major librettos have finally been translated in verse with a sparkling poetic quality that matches the magnificence of the originals/5. Seven Verdi librettos. [Giuseppe Verdi] Home.

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Menasci (Music by Pietro. Seven Verdi Librettos (Italian) Paperback – 7 Oct by Giuseppe Verdi (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings/5(6). An Italian composer, son of Michele Puccini and fifth in a line of composers from Lucca.

After studying music with his uncle, Fortunato Magi, and with the director of the Insituto Musicale Pacini, Carlo Angeloni, he started his career at the age of fourteen as an organist of St.

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Weaver's translations; they are faithful to the original Italian, yet flow smoothly in the English of our present day/5. From Booklist. Poet and librettist McClatchy’s mission in translating the librettos for seven of Mozart’s magnificent operas (the “most enduring operas in the history of music”) was to “follow the original texts with both fidelity and imagination.” As McClatchy explains, Mozart didn’t write librettos, but he was “the dramatist /5(7).

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The editor of the Yale Review and president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, J.D. McClatchy is also a librettist with more than a dozen operas to his credit. So it is entirely fitting that he should produce this landmark translation of W.A.

A libretto (lit. "booklet") is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or term libretto is also sometimes used to refer to the text of major liturgical works, such as the Mass, requiem and sacred cantata, or the story line of a ballet.

Libretto (pronounced ; plural libretti), from Italian, is the diminutive. Similar Items. Seven Verdi librettos. by: Verdi, Giuseppe, Published: () Seven Verdi librettos / by: Verdi, Giuseppe, Published: ().

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Verdi, Giuseppe. Libretto Aida (English Translation) Libretto Alzira. Libretto Aroldo. Libretto Attila. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Seven Mozart Librettos: Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 7 customer ratings.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A complete newly translated Libretto of Verdi's LUISA MILLER Author: Burton Fisher.This is an index of libretto pages in the Internet known to me. They are ordered by composer and name of the opera. In some cases also texts of other vocal pieces similar to operas are included.

In some cases we have included scores of operatic works, mainly for most important works, or if a libretto .