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Author Fairtile, Linda Beard

Title Giacomo Puccini : a guide to research / Linda B. Fairtile
Published New York : Garland Pub., 1999


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 381 pages)
Series Composer resource manuals ; volume 48
Garland reference library of the humanities ; volume 1906
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1906.
Garland composer resource manuals ; v. 48.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Puccini and Puccini Studies: An Introduction; A Chronology of Puccini's Life and Works; Work List; Puccini Studies, 1884-1997; An Annotated Bibliography of Puccini Studies; I. Surveys of Life and Works; II. Biographies; Interviews and Eyewitness Accounts; Book-length Biographies; Biographical Sketches; Iconography; Puccinis's Musical Ancestors; III. Letters; Large Published Collections; Letter Summaries, Discussions, and Smaller Published Collections; IV. Reference Materials; Music Catalogs
Catalogs of Permanent Exhibits and CollectionsCatalogs of Temporary Exhibits; Bibliographies; V. Editions and Related Studies; Editorial Problems; Other Editorial Issues; Selected Editions: Musical Scores; Selected Editions: Librettos; VI. Individual Works; The Operas; Non-Operatic Compositions; VII. Compositional Style and Method; General Studies; Stylistic Influences; Self-Borrowing; Melody; Motivic Technique; Harmony; Vocal Writing; Aria Techiques; Orchestration and Orchestral Issues; Tonality; Tonal Planning; Exoticism and Atmospheric Depiction; Source Studies; The Revision Process
Performance PracticeVIII. Drama and Text; General Studies; Studies of Literary and Historical Sources; Rejected Librettos and Opera Subjects; Libretto Studies; Verismo and Other Artistic Trends; Narrative and Temporal Depiction; Gender Studies; Puccini's Comedy; IX. Criticism and Reception Studies; X. Collective Volumes; XI. List of Doctoral Dissertations on Puccinian Subjects; Appendices; Appendix 1: A Guide to Music Manuscripts And Other Autograph Materials; Appendix 2: Selected Institutional Resources; Appendix 3: The Literary Sources of Puccini's Operas
Appendix 4: Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions About Puccini and His WorksAppendix 5: Discography and Videography; Index
Summary First published in 1999
Bibliography Discography and videography: pages 337-361
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Puccini, Giacomo.
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) -- Bibliography
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Voice.
MUSIC -- Lyrics.
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- Vocal.
Genre/Form Bibliographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781135592349