Schwartz, Arman.

Giacomo Puccini and His World. - 1 online resource (361 pages) - eBooks on Demand The Bard Music Festival Ser. . - The Bard Music Festival Ser. .

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Permissions -- Introduction: Puccini, His World, and Ours -- PART I: ESSAYS -- Realism and Skepticism in Puccini's Early Operas -- Madama Butterfly Between East and West -- Laggiù nel Soledad: Indexing and Archiving the Operatic West -- The Swallow and the Lark: La rondine and Viennese Operetta -- Puccini's Things: Materials and Media in Il trittico -- Puccini, Fascism, and the Case of Turandot -- Music, Language, and Meaning in Opera: Puccini and His Contemporaries -- PART II: DOCUMENTS -- Puccini on His Interpreters -- The Verismo Debate -- Leoncavallo's Pagliacci and Modern-Realistic Opera by Hans Merian -- Albert Carré's Staging Manual for Madama Butterfly (1906) -- Selections from Fausto Torrefranca's -- Index -- Notes on Contributors.

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Composers--Italy.


Electronic books.

ML410.P89.G53 2016