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The Resource Verdi : the man revealed, John Suchet

Verdi : the man revealed, John Suchet

Label
Verdi : the man revealed
Title
Verdi
Title remainder
the man revealed
Statement of responsibility
John Suchet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Giuseppe Verdi remains the greatest operatic composer that Italy, the home of opera, has ever produced. Yet throughout his lifetime he claimed to detest composing and repeatedly rejected it. He was a landowner, a farmer, a politician and symbol of Italian independence; but his music tells a different story. An obsessive perfectionist, Verdi drove collaborators to despair but his works lauded from the start as dazzling feats of composition and characterization
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suchet, John
Dewey number
782.1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3930.V4
LC item number
S83 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • Composers
Label
Verdi : the man revealed, John Suchet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confused beginnings -- A father and his daughter -- "He is a rude, uncivil scoundrel" -- Intolerable losses -- Another loss and a fiasco -- "Little by little the opera was composed" -- The galley years -- "Signore Maestro" -- Verdi, man of property -- Queen Victoria is not amused -- "The hour of liberation has sounded" -- Verdi sets tongues wagging -- The opera is "repugnant, immortal, obscene" -- A rift in the Verdi family -- A question of identity -- "Without you, I am a body without a soul" -- The Bear of Busseto -- Verdi, gentleman farmer -- "Verdi is my tyrant" -- A wedding at last -- A soprano impresses Verdi -- "I am an almost perfect Wagnerian" -- An opera for Cairo -- "The all-powerful corruptor of Italian artistic taste" -- Scandal and comedy -- "One button more, one button less"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781681777689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1005685837
  • (OCoLC)1005685837
  • 2390232
Label
Verdi : the man revealed, John Suchet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confused beginnings -- A father and his daughter -- "He is a rude, uncivil scoundrel" -- Intolerable losses -- Another loss and a fiasco -- "Little by little the opera was composed" -- The galley years -- "Signore Maestro" -- Verdi, man of property -- Queen Victoria is not amused -- "The hour of liberation has sounded" -- Verdi sets tongues wagging -- The opera is "repugnant, immortal, obscene" -- A rift in the Verdi family -- A question of identity -- "Without you, I am a body without a soul" -- The Bear of Busseto -- Verdi, gentleman farmer -- "Verdi is my tyrant" -- A wedding at last -- A soprano impresses Verdi -- "I am an almost perfect Wagnerian" -- An opera for Cairo -- "The all-powerful corruptor of Italian artistic taste" -- Scandal and comedy -- "One button more, one button less"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781681777689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • on1005685837
  • (OCoLC)1005685837
  • 2390232

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