Vincenzo Bellini, Norma

Vincenzo Bellini, Norma

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Cambridge Univ Pr
An opera handbook on the popular and still performed opera Norma, by Vincenzo Bellini.
Norma is by common consent the finest of the ten operas composed during Vincenzo Bellini's short career. Professor Kimbell provides the biographical and cultural context of the opera, examines its artistic qualities and suggests something of the impression Norma has made on our imaginations and sensibilities in the 165 years since it was first produced in Milan. He considers the great interpretations of the eponymous leading role, while also embracing Bellini's work more generally by presenting some of the critical reactions to his music.

Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998
ISBN: 9780521485142
0521485142
9780521480369
0521480361
Branch Call Number: 782.1 BELLI KIMBE
Characteristics: xiii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Norma

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