David Kimbell

Vincenzo Bellini – Norma

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Cambridge Opera Handbooks

Livre

№ d’article696928
Auteur/CompositeurDavid Kimbell
Langueanglais
Portée156 pages; 13,6 × 21,4 cm
Date de parution1998
Éditions/ProducteurCambridge University Press
№ de fabricant9780521485142
ISBN9780521485142
43,20 €
Délai de livraison : env. 1–2 semaines
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Description

An opera handbook, first published in 1998, on the popular and still performed opera Norma, by Vincenzo Bellini.

Contenu

  • The composition of the opera
  • Medea - Velleda - Norma: Romani's sources
  • Synopsis and musical frame
  • Music and poetry
  • A glimpse of the genesis of the opera
  • Some variant readings
  • Contemporary reactions to Norma
  • Critical fortunes since the unification of Italy
  • Five prima donnas: contributions to a performance history.