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Rossini: a biography.

Herbert Weinstock

Rossini: a biography.

by Herbert Weinstock

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Published by Oxford U.P. in London, Melbourne [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [535]-560.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.R8 W35 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 561, xlviii p.
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5667339M
    ISBN 100195152162
    LC Control Number68120241

    David Mountifield ROSSINI: COMPACT COMPANIONS: A LISTENER'S GUIDE TO THE CLASSICS (Compact Companions) Simon & Schuster, ; ISBN ; pages A package containing a book and compact disc. The text includes an illustrated biography of the composer, a complete list of works and a list of recommended recordings. Gioachino Rossini was one of the most influential, as well as one of the most industrious and emotionally complex of the great nineteenth-century composers. Between and , he wrote 39 operas, a body of work, comic and serious, which transformed Italian opera and radically altered the course of opera in France. His retirement from operatic composition in , at the age of 37, was.

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      Janice Marie Rossini, 62, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, Novem Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Marguerite .   Luciano Pavarotti, known for his larger-than-life showmanship that helped expand the popularity of opera, was born on Octo , on the outskirts of Modena in north-central :


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"Osborne's Rossini remains indispensable both as a conspectus of, and prolegomenon to, the life and work of this most colourful of operatic composers."Conor Farrington, Times Literary Supplement "The edition of Richard Osborne's Rossini was already the very best Rossini biography available; the new edition surpasses it in every way.

Writing now with access to the published correspondence 5/5(4). Rossini: A Biography Paperback – June 1, by Herbert Weinstock (Author) › Visit Amazon's Herbert Weinstock Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Gioachino Rossini, in full Gioachino Antonio Rossini, (born FebruPesaro, Papal States [Italy]—died NovemPassy, near Paris, France), Italian composer noted for his operas, particularly his comic operas, of which The Barber of Seville (), Cinderella (), and Semiramide () are among the best known.

Of his later, larger-scale dramatic operas, the most. Rossini, Rossini: a biography. book Biography book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinstock, Herbert, Rossini.

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Rossini: A Biography by Herbert Weinstock and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Details of Rossini’s early life are Stendhal, always an obstinate individualist, was the first of his contemporaries to recognize the genius of this important Italian composer.

Details of Rossini’s early life are followed by penetrating discussions of the operas, libretti, personalities of /5. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. CHAPTER. 3: felice Ciro in Babilonia La Scala di seta La Pietra.

Other editions - View all. Rossini: a biography Herbert Weinstock Snippet view. William Tell (French: Guillaume Tell, Italian: Guglielmo Tell) is a French-language opera in four acts by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini to a libretto by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy and L.

Bis, based on Friedrich Schiller's play William Tell, which, in turn, drew on the William Tell legend. The opera was Rossini's last, although he lived for nearly 40 more on: Wilhelm Tell, by Friedrich Schiller. The available biographies of Rossini and also the kind of music he composed (e.g.

bel canto, opera buffa, Rossini crescendo) strongly suggest the medical diagnosis of a bipolar affective : Cristina-Georgiana Voicu.

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Gioachino Rossini was one of the most influential, as well as one of the most industrious and emotionally complex of the great nineteenth-century composers.

Between andhe wrote 39 operas, a body of work, comic and serious, which transformed Italian opera and radically altered the course of opera in France. His retirement from operatic composition inat the age of 37, was 3/5(1). Download The Life Of Rossini free in PDF & EPUB format.

Download Henry Sutherland Edwards's The Life Of Rossini for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. Weinstock gives a sense of the music world of the times as well as the private one of the composer, an exuberant extrovert who suffered seemingly from manic--depression in his later years.

Rossini bows as man and Maestro, in a biography of authority that doubtless will be the definitive book. Gioachino Rossini Music, Inspiration Undated letter translated by Josiah Fisk and Jeff Nichols in "Composers on Music" (), p. 67; as quoted in "Gioacchino Rossini" by Luigi Rognoni, (p.

),   Gioachino Rossini was probably the first composer to become a celebrity. His gastronomic excesses circulated, and food stories about him abounded. There are enough 'alla Rossini' recipes to fill a book: Here are 10 to whet your appetite.

"Osborne's Rossini remains indispensable both as a conspectus of, and prolegomenon to, the life and work of this most colourful of operatic composers." Conor Farrington, Times Literary Supplement "The edition of Richard Osborne's Rossini was already the very best Rossini biography available; the new edition surpasses it in every way Book Edition: 2.

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Claudio Abbado was born on J in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. He is known for his work on Minority Report (), Shutter Island () and Elle (). He was married to Gabriella Cantalupi and Giovanna Cavazzoni. He died on Janu in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Gioachino Rossini () was one of the most acclaimed Italian opera composers of the early 19th century.

Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography ↓.What's more, the book can be read and re-read in a number of ways: from beginning straight through to the end; or the analysis section first and the biography afterward (which I did, since I already knew much of Rossini's biography and wanted to get at the analysis right away); or both at once -- which I'm now doing on a re-read, flipping back 5/5(6).Servadio places Rossini within the political environment of his period, making his biography an engaging tale of the rise of Republicanism and the shifts between Austria and Napoleon for the domination of Europe--and this despite dwelling excessively on Rossini's state of mind during the long denouement between Guillaume Tell (), his final /5(4).