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Maria Callas: A Musical Biography
Maria Callas: A Musical Biography by Robert Levine 1579122833 9781579122836
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Maria Callas: A Musical Biography by Robert Levine

This unique, photo-filled musical biography includes two CDs with nearly three hours of landmark performances by the great diva, accompanied by expert commentary. Here is a true artistic biography, focusing on Maria Callass musical development, her influence, her critical reception--and the specific qualities that have made her a legend for our time. The book features scores of photographs from throughout Callass life and career, including many rare production photos. The CDs, featuring key recordings from throughout her career, are keyed to detailed discussions of the performances, making Callass work accessible and enjoyable to beginners as well as die-hard opera afficionados. Selections include Bellinis Casta Diva (Norma), Rossinis Una voce poco fa (II barbiere di Siviglia), Puccinis Vissi darte (Tosca), Gounods Ah! Je veux vivre (Romeo et Juliette), Verdis Caro nome (Rigoletto), Massenets Adieu, notre petite table (Manon), Bizets Pres de remparts de Seville (Carmen), Spontinis O Nume tutelar (La vestale) and many more. A discography, a chronology, a complete performance history, and more make this the ultimate book for learning about and loving opera and one of its greatest stars.

Author: Robert Levine

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 224

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

Publication Date: 2003-05-06

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ISBN: 1579122833


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