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    • 1. Tan Dun: Marco Polo (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1998, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780634002380)
    • Marco Polo is an opera about journeys, and marks a further stage in the composer Tan Dun (now best known for his work on the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon )s own journey - an exploration of a new language of music and performing arts through... Loe edasi...
    • 2. Richard Wagner: Siegfried (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Sep-1989, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793547159)
    • Wagners sense of what he wanted to do with the Ring drama changed by the time he returned to Siegfried. When he began the Ring, he had clearly seen Siegfried as the hero of the drama, but the desire to more fully explore Wotans predicament impelled... Loe edasi...
    • 3. Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl And The Night Visitors (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793558803)
    • The first opera written for television, Amahl and the Night Visitors has become the most frequently performed opera of all time, with over five hundred performances annually across the world. Menottis take on the Christmas story focuses on Amahl,... Loe edasi...
    • 4. W.A. Mozart: The Magic Flute (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793528646)
    • Mozarts Singspiel The Magic Flute (or Die Zaubeflote)is regarded as one of the greatest operas of the entire repertoire. What makes it a great work of art is Mozarts unique ability to translate his humanistic ideals into music of extraordinary... Loe edasi...
    • 5. Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo Ed Euridice (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793598120)
    • Glucks Orfeo et Euridice was one of three operas composed by Gluck in an attempt to reform the Italian opera seria. The libretto is noble and grand and this must have inspired Gluck, for his approach to the score is also monumental, as well as orc... Loe edasi...
    • 6. Georges Bizet: Carmen (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526208)
    • Although almost unanimously condemned by contemporary Parisian critics for its overt sexuality and graphic final scene, Carmen ultimately reached the public in a way that perhaps no other opera has. Bizets aim (with Meilhac and Halevy, who wrote the... Loe edasi...
    • 7. W.A. Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793525928)
    • Mozarts The Marriage Of Figaro was based on Beaumarchais politically radical play - the second of the trilogy which begun with The Barber Of Seville - later of course adapted into an opera by Rossini. As in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Marri... Loe edasi...
    • 8. W.A. Mozart: Don Giovanni (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526093)
    • Hes handsome, cunning and utterly merciless. Don Giovannis lustful desires have left a trail of heartbreak and shattered dreams; but in the wake of a life lived to excess and devoid of honour, his day of reckoning finally approaches ... pursued by... Loe edasi...
    • 9. Gaetano Donizetti: L'Elisir D'Amore (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793547333)
    • Gaetono Donizettis The Elixir Of Love (LElisir DAmore) remains an important work in the repertory of major opera houses of the twenty-first century. It is a good-natured story, in which the peasant Nemorino attempts to win the heart of his love,... Loe edasi...
    • 10. Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber Of Seville (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526086)
    • The 1815 masterpiece Il Barbiere Di Siviglia is widely considered the greatest of comic operas. The libretto of The Barber of Seville was adapted by Cesore Sterbini from the first of a trilogy of plays by the French dramatist Beaumarchais, consid... Loe edasi...
    • 11. Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526147)
    • Giacomo Puccini furthered his reputation as one of the leading figures in Italian opera when he composed one of the worlds most popular operas, Madame Butterfly to a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa based on the book by John L. Long a... Loe edasi...
    • 12. Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793522293)
    • Puccinis La Boheme is based on Henri Murgers novel Scènes de la vie de bohème, which draws its inspiration from the Bohemian lifestyle which was somewhat in vogue in Paris at the time. This Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica runs as... Loe edasi...
    • 13. Pietro Mascgani: Cavalleria Rusticana (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526178)
    • Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) is one of the primary examples of Italian realism. It was both the best and worst thing that happened to Mascagni, for its success - never to be repeated - weighed upon the composer all his life. Based on Verga’... Loe edasi...
    • 14. Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793523948)
    • Giuseppe Verdis Il Trovatore was based on a play by Gutierrez, adapted by Salvtor Cammerano. Although the critics may complain about its lack of subtlety - it is filled with exactly the kinds of twists and unlikely coincidences that form the moder... Loe edasi...
    • 15. Gaetono Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793528295)
    • Lucia di Lammermoor was one of the biggest triumphs of Donizettis career, and remains as his outstanding masterpiece. The libretto was written by Salvatore Cammarano based on Sir Walter Scotts novel The Bride of Lammermoor. The story runs as fo... Loe edasi...
    • 16. Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793526062)
    • Following the universal success of his dance music, Johann Strauss turned his attention to operetta. Die Fledermaus was one of his finest efforts, in which he created a sparkling masterpiece that premiered to instant acclaim on the Vienna stage in 18... Loe edasi...
    • 17. Richard Wagner: Die Walküre (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793553822)
    • Of the four episodes of the Ring Cycle, Die Walkure is most often performed separately and may be Wagner’s best-loved work. The source of this affection is certainly the sensitive depictions of Siegmund and Sieglindes love and the father-daughte... Loe edasi...
    • 18. Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793567850)
    • During a visit to America, Offenbach conceived the idea of the large-scale opera that was to be his masterpiece. By 1878, he had completed all three acts of Les Contes dHoffmannn in piano score and orchestrated the Prologue, but sadly he never lived... Loe edasi...
    • 19. Richard Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793514366)
    • Based on the legend of Tristan and Isolda , Wagners Tristan und Isolde has long been acknowledged as the beginning of musical modernism. It is said that the entire opera is an attempt to resolve the tension set established in the first eight bars.... Loe edasi...
    • 20. Gian Carlo Menotti: The Medium (Libretto)

    • Sari: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos
    • (Ilmumisaeg: 01-Nov-1986, Raamat, Kirjastus: G. Schirmer, ISBN-13: 9780793525928)
    • Menottis The Medium is something of a cautionary tale, which had its genesis in a séance attended by the composer himself. The plot of the libretto (by Menotti himself) runs as follows: Living in conditions of near-squalor, Baba poses as a medium... Loe edasi...
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