Skip to content

 

Esamples are currently unavailable. We are working to correct the issues as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience. 

Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart
Register Sign in Wishlist

The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia

$160.00

Evan Baker, Scott Balthazar, Laura Basini, Marco Beghelli, George Biddlecombe, Marco Capra, Stefano Castelvecchi, Damien Colas, Carla Colletti, Martin Deasy, Fabrizio Della Seta, Alessandro Di Profio, Gabriele Dotto, Markus Engelhardt, Mark Everist, Linda B. Fairtile, Kathryn Fenton, Heather Foote, Denise Gallo, Anselm Gerhard, Andreas Giger, Philip Gossett, John Graziano, Helen Greenwald, Martina Grempler, Heather Hadlock, Olga Haldey, Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell, Gregory W. Harwood, Karen Henson, Elizabeth Hudson, Steven Huebner, Douglas L. Ipson, Francesco Izzo, Olga Jesurum, Knud Arne Jürgensen, David Kimbell, Clair Kovacs, Gundula Kreuzer, Arne Langer, David Lawton, Ralph P. Locke, Ellen Lockhart, Daniela Macchione, Candida Billie Mantica, Roberta Montemorra Marvin, Kitti Messina, Renato Meucci, Carlo Matteo Mossa, Ilaria Narici, Cormac Newark, Vincenzina Ottomano, Roger Parker, Sean Parr, Pierluigi Petrobelli, Ugo Piovano, Francesca Placanica, Claudia Polo, Pierpaolo Polzonetti, Hilary Poriss, Laura Protano-Biggs, Simonetta Ricciardi, Dino Rizzo, David B. Rosen, Jesse Rosenberg, Antonio Rostagno, Susan B. Rutherford, Arman Schwartz, Emanuele Senici, Carlotta Sorba, Carlida Steffan, Jama Stilwell, Anna Tedesco, Jeanne Thompson, Flora Willson, Alexandra Wilson
View all contributors
  • Date Published: February 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521519625

$160.00
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Verdi's enduring presence on the opera stages of the world and as a subject for scholarly study by researchers in various disciplines has placed him as a central figure within modern culture. The composer's undisputed popularity from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, among enthusiasts and scholars alike, lies at the heart of The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia. This comprehensive resource covers all aspects of Verdi's music and his world, including the people he knew and worked with, his compositions, and their reception. Extensive appendices list all of Verdi's known works, both published and unpublished, and the characters in his operas. As a starting point for information on specific works, people, places, and concepts, the Encyclopedia reflects the very latest scholarship, presented by an international array of experts in a manner that will have a broad appeal for opera lovers, students, and scholars.

    • Contains close to 1,000 entries on Verdi and his music, including the people, places, concepts and practices associated with him
    • Includes entries by major international authorities from a variety of disciplines, presenting the most up-to-date scholarship
    • Three appendices offer supplementary information on Verdi's works and a basic chronology of his life
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521519625
    • length: 614 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 158 x 34 mm
    • weight: 1.1kg
    • contains: 10 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface and acknowledgements
    Guide to using the Encyclopedia
    A-Z general entries
    Appendix A. Worklist
    Appendix B. Opera casts/characters tables
    Appendix B1. Role creators/roles/operas
    Appendix B2. Roles/operas/role creators
    Appendix B3. Operas/roles/role creators
    Appendix C. Chronology of Verdi's life
    Bibliography and further reading.

  • Editor

    Roberta Montemorra Marvin, University of Iowa
    Roberta Montemorra Marvin is co-editor of several books, most recently Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles (forthcoming) and Fashions and Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera (2010). She is author of Verdi the Student – Verdi the Teacher (2010), Verdi and the Victorians (forthcoming) and The Politics of Verdi's 'Cantica' (forthcoming). Her scholarship focuses on issues of social history, text criticism, reception history, censorship and performance practices, related to the works of Verdi and Rossini. Marvin has edited two volumes in the critical edition of Verdi's works. She has received prestigious fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Bogliasco Foundation, the Howard Foundation, the US Fulbright Commission and the American Philosophical Society. She serves on the faculty of the University of Iowa.

    Contributors

    Evan Baker, Scott Balthazar, Laura Basini, Marco Beghelli, George Biddlecombe, Marco Capra, Stefano Castelvecchi, Damien Colas, Carla Colletti, Martin Deasy, Fabrizio Della Seta, Alessandro Di Profio, Gabriele Dotto, Markus Engelhardt, Mark Everist, Linda B. Fairtile, Kathryn Fenton, Heather Foote, Denise Gallo, Anselm Gerhard, Andreas Giger, Philip Gossett, John Graziano, Helen Greenwald, Martina Grempler, Heather Hadlock, Olga Haldey, Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell, Gregory W. Harwood, Karen Henson, Elizabeth Hudson, Steven Huebner, Douglas L. Ipson, Francesco Izzo, Olga Jesurum, Knud Arne Jürgensen, David Kimbell, Clair Kovacs, Gundula Kreuzer, Arne Langer, David Lawton, Ralph P. Locke, Ellen Lockhart, Daniela Macchione, Candida Billie Mantica, Roberta Montemorra Marvin, Kitti Messina, Renato Meucci, Carlo Matteo Mossa, Ilaria Narici, Cormac Newark, Vincenzina Ottomano, Roger Parker, Sean Parr, Pierluigi Petrobelli, Ugo Piovano, Francesca Placanica, Claudia Polo, Pierpaolo Polzonetti, Hilary Poriss, Laura Protano-Biggs, Simonetta Ricciardi, Dino Rizzo, David B. Rosen, Jesse Rosenberg, Antonio Rostagno, Susan B. Rutherford, Arman Schwartz, Emanuele Senici, Carlotta Sorba, Carlida Steffan, Jama Stilwell, Anna Tedesco, Jeanne Thompson, Flora Willson, Alexandra Wilson

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

© Cambridge University Press 2014

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×