Vincenzo Bellini

Vincenzo Bellini : A Guide to Research

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This comprehensive bibliography and research guide details all the works currently available on Vincenzo Bellini, the Italian opera composer best known for his work Norma, which is still regularly performed today at Covent Garden and by regional opera companies. 2001, the bicentennial anniversary of Bellini's death, saw several concerts and recordings of his work, raising his academic profile. This volume aims to meet the research needs of all students of Bellini in particular.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.49mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1 black & white tables
  • 1138870285
  • 9781138870284
  • 1,295,883

Table of contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

1. Bellini's Life and Career
Outline of Key Events in His Life
Completed Operas; Casts of Premieres
3. Bibliographies, Works-Lists, Catalogues
5. Nineteenth-Century Assessments and Impressions
6. Encyclopedia and Dictionary Articles
7. Bellini Giovane: Origins, Youth in Catania, and Education
8. Biographical Studies, Character Studies from the Nineteenth Century
9. Circumstances Surrounding Bellini's Death and Burial
10. Necrologies; Elegies and Homages upon Bellini's Death
11. Homages and Reports of the Transfer of Bellini's Remains from Paris to Catania, 1876
12. Biographical and Character Studies surrounding the Bellini Centenaries (1901 and 1935)
13. Biographical and Character Studies after 1935
14. Letters and Documents
15. Libretto and Literary Source Studies; Historical and Cultural Studies
16. Exhibition Catalogs; Conferences; Congress Reports; Special Publications; Iconographies
17. General Aspects of Musical Style: Aesthetics, Analysis, Performance Practice, Influences, Compositional Process
18. Manuscript Studies; Collections; Collected Edition; Critical Evaluation of Editions of Bellini's Works
19. Studies of Individual Operas
20. Bellini's Non-Operatic Works
21. Bellini's Interpreters; Histories of Theaters; Bel Canto Style; Production Aspects
22. Discographies, Videographies, and Reviews23. Discography of Bellini's Operas (in chronological order)
24. Special Topics, Focuses
25. Related Studies; Contemporaries of Bellini; General Surveys that Include a Discussion of Bellini
26. Glossary of People Associated with Bellini
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