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Puccini Without Excuses

Puccini Without Excuses

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780307542908
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Puccini without Excuses is another matter altogether. The entire tone of this book is defensive: poor maligned Puccini, critically under-appreciated/5. For anyone who loves Puccini and for anyone who just wonders what all the fuss is about, Puccini Without Excuses is funny, challenging, and always a pleasure to read.

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William Berger, author of Puccini Without Excuses, sizes up two new and very different recordings of the composer's best-known opera.

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Without Excuse book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With his co-authors, information scientist Dr Werner Gitt provides th /5. “ Without Puccini, there is no opera; without opera, the world is an even drearier place than the evening news would have us think.” — ― William Berger, Puccini Without Excuses Artistic Director, Cynthia Vaughn Email: [email protected] Phone:.

William Berger, author of Puccini without Excuses (Vintage, ) has worked at the Metropolitan Opera since as a writer, producer, and on-air commentator for the live, weeknight broadcasts on Met Opera Radio.

He is also a writer and producer for the Metropolitan Opera’s famed Quiz, heard as part of its live, international Saturday. Verdi & Puccini - Opera's Hit-Makers Overview. Thousands of composers have brought the drama and spectacle of opera to the world's stages, starting way back in the s and continuing today.

Yes, Mozart wrote some great ones, but the true stars of the genre are two Italians: Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini. (William Berger writes perceptively on this topic in his book “Puccini Without Excuses.”) And Sardou’s stage directions are set with painstaking precision.

A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF GIACOMO PUCCINI (–) Giacomo Puccini was born to a long line of musicians in Lucca, Italy. He was expected to inherit the music position at the Cathedral of San. Puccini’s Success According to his birth certificate, Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini was born on Decemthough he insisted on the date December 23rd.[1] When his father died atFile Size: KB.

Will is the author of several books on opera, including Wagner Without Fear, Verdi With a Vengeance, and Puccini Without Excuses, (Vintage Books), and the tribute “Chris De Blasio” in Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS (University of Minnesota Press). He is a frequent lecturer/speaker on opera at a variety of venues, including the.

Arnesen’s book, an intriguing work, brings a fresh view of Puccini to the table. She draws comparisons between Puccini and Wagner, even calling Puccini’s operas a Rose Cycle contrasting with Wagner’s Ring. She also argues that Puccini’s works evolved from the romance genre of 12th century France, full of strong heroines.The newest is William Berger’s “Puccini Without Excuses” (Vintage), which provides an easygoing introduction to the operas and also feistily defends them against the.

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