Dallapiccola on Opera

Selected Writings. Volume 1

Dallapiccola on Opera - Luigi Dallapiccola - Otras editoriales
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English language
Publisher: Toccata Press (London, UK)

Luigi Dallapiccola has always been himself as a man of the theater, and Il Prigioniero (The Prisoner) has been performed more often than any other Italian opera since Puccini. Dallapiccola on Opera, the first collection of his writings to appear in English, proves that he was also an inspired essayist and critic. To the directness and psychological insight of his narrative style, Dallapiccola adds probing observation of details in the critical texts that form the core of the book. Whether writing about familiar masterpieces like Don Giovanni and Falstaff, Boris Godunov and Pelléas et Mélisande, or discussing such great but problematic works as Ritorno di Ulisse in patria, Doktor Faust, and Simon Bocanegra, Dallapiccola illuminates fundamental, previously unnoticed dramatic and musical aspect...read more



Book: Dallapiccola on Opera

ISBN: 907689108