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Author Giger, Andreas, 1965-

Title Verdi and the French aesthetic [electronic resource] : verse, stanza, and melody in nineteenth-century opera / Andreas Giger.

Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 294 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p, [271]-286) and index.
Contents Versification and melodic aesthetics. Rhythm and stanza in French and Italian librettos ; French and Italian melodic aesthetics and practice ca. 1830-1870 ; Episode: Design, middleground rhythm, and phrase -- French melody in Verdi's operas. Jérusalem and its influence on the subsequent Italian operas ; Les Vêpres siciliennes and its influence on the subsequent Italian operas ; Don Carlos and after.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Opera -- Italy -- 19th century.
Opera -- France -- 19th century.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780521878432 (hardback)

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