The Resource Giacomo puccini and his world, Arman Schwartz

Giacomo puccini and his world, Arman Schwartz

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Giacomo puccini and his world
Title
Giacomo puccini and his world
Statement of responsibility
Arman Schwartz
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) is the world's most frequently performed operatic composer, yet he is only beginning to receive serious scholarly attention. In Giacomo Puccini and His World, an international roster of music specialists, several writing on Puccini for the first time, offers a variety of new critical perspectives on the composer and his works. Containing discussions of all of Puccini's operas from Manon Lescaut (1893) to Turandot (1926), this volume aims to move beyond clichés of the composer as a Romantic epigone and to resituate him at the heart of early twentieth-century musical modernity. This collection's essays explore Puccini's engagement with spoken theater and operetta, and with new technologies like photography and cinema. Other essays consider the philosophical problems raised by "realist" opera, discuss the composer's place in a variety of cosmopolitan formations, and reevaluate Puccini's orientalism and his complex interactions with the Italian fascist state. A rich array of primary source material, including previously unpublished letters and documents, provides vital information on Puccini's interactions with singers, conductors, and stage directors, and on the early reception of the verismo movement. Excerpts from Fausto Torrefranca's notorious Giacomo Puccini and International Opera, perhaps the most vicious diatribe ever directed against the composer, appear here in English for the first time. The contributors are Micaela Baranello, Leon Botstein, Alessandra Campana, Delia Casadei, Ben Earle, Elaine Fitz Gibbon, Walter Frisch, Michele Girardi, Arthur Groos, Steven Huebner, Ellen Lockhart, Christopher Morris, Arman Schwartz, Emanuele Senici, and Alexandra Wilson
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Schwartz, Arman
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Music
  • Classical
  • Opera
Target audience
adult
Label
Giacomo puccini and his world, Arman Schwartz
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13283143
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400884063
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT13283143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13283143
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Giacomo puccini and his world, Arman Schwartz
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13283143
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400884063
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13283143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13283143
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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