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The Works of Giuseppe Verdi
Philip Gossett, University of Chicago
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Attila: Dramma Lirico in a Prologue and Three Acts with Libretto by Temistocle Solera and Francesco Maria Piave (Book)
Title: Attila: Dramma Lirico in a Prologue and Three Acts with Libretto by Temistocle Solera and Francesco Maria Piave
Author: Giuseppe Verdi
Editor: Helen M. Greenwald
Abstract: In the Works of Giuseppe Verdi, this is volume 9 of Series I: Operas.
Published in 2 volumes, this edition of Verdi's 1846 opera Attila includes a critical commentary, facsimiles of the original score, a historical introduction in English and Italian, and a complete set of parts for the opera.
The critical edition is based on Verdi’s autograph full score preserved at the British Library. It restores the opera’s original text and accurately reflects the composer’s colorful and elaborate musical setting. Editor Greenwald’s introduction discusses the opera’s origins, sources, and performance questions. The critical commentary details editorial problems and solutions.
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/841489702
Primary URL Description: WorldCat listing
Secondary URL: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/A/bo8419852.html
Secondary URL Description: Publisher's listing
Access Model: Book
Publisher: Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press and Milan: Casa Ricordi
Type: Scholarly Edition
Translator: (for the Historical Introduction only, English to Italian): Marta Tonegutti
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes