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La Traviata
By Philip Reed (editor) and Giuseppe Verdi
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Trafalgar Square
Publication date January 1, 2014
Pages 199
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781847495518
ISBN-10 1847495516
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $29.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 'La Traviata' was Giuseppe Verdi's eighteenth opera and shows him at the height of his middle-period powers. Adapted from 'La Dame aux Camelias' by Alexandre Dumas fils, it portrays the love between the courtesan Violetta Valery and the young Alfredo Germont in fashionable Parisian society, with its inevitable tragic outcome. It had its premiere at La Fenice in Venice in 1853 and has gone on to become one of the most performed and greatly loved of all operas. There are articles in the guide about Verdi's preparations for the first performances, a musical commentary, an overview of the opera's social background and an examination of how the libretto was adapted from Dumas's play. Also included are a survey of important performances and performers, sixteen pages of illustrations, a musical thematic guide, the full libretto and English translation, a discography, bibliography and DVD and website guides.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780634072642
 
from Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi (May 1, 1987)
9780634072642 | details & prices | 249 pages | 8.25 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.84 lbs | List price $34.95
About: (Vocal Score).
Paperback
Book cover for 9780634072628 Book cover for 9780634072949 Book cover for 9780714544090 Book cover for 9781847495518
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Philip Reed (other contributor) | from Trafalgar Square (January 1, 2014)
9781847495518 | details & prices | 199 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $29.95
About: 'La Traviata' was Giuseppe Verdi's eighteenth opera and shows him at the height of his middle-period powers.
With Nicholas John (other contributor) | New edition from Trafalgar Square (February 7, 2011); titled "La traviata: English National Opera Guide 5"
9780714544090 | details & prices | 80 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $16.95
About: English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera.
from Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi (January 30, 1999)
9780634072949 | details & prices | List price $15.00
With J. Machlis (other contributor) | from Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi (November 1, 1986)
9780634072628 | details & prices | 248 pages | 8.00 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $52.00
About: Italian/English.

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