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Puccini's Turandot

The End of the Great Tradition

Puccini's Turandot( )
Author: Ashbrook, William
Powers, Harold
Series title:Princeton Studies in Opera
ISBN:978-0-691-02712-8
Publication Date:Apr 1991
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $114.00
Book Description:

Unfinished at Puccini's death in 1924, Turandot was not only his most ambitious work, but it became the last Italian opera to enter the international repertory. In this colorful study two renowned music scholars demonstrate that this work, despite the modern climate in which it was written, was a fitting finale for the centuries-old Great Tradition of Italian opera. Here they provide concrete instances of how a listener might encounter the dramatic and musical structures of Turandot...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Opera
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 22.9 x 1.282 cm
Book Weight:0.313 Kilograms



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