Gioachino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide

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  • Copyright: 2010-01-11
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Giochino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary ands secondary sources related to this composer.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
A brief overview of Rossini studiesp. xi
Purpose and scope of the volumep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvi
Chronology of Rossini's lifep. xvii
Archives and collections, bibliographies and indexes, and catalogsp. 1
Archives and collectionsp. 1
Bibliographies and indexesp. 6
Catalogsp. 8
Correspondence and documentsp. 11
General collectionsp. 11
Studies drawn from correspondencep. 15
Letters organized by correspondentp. 19
Rossini's style and language in correspondencep. 31
Iconographies and exhibition catalogsp. 32
Biographical iconographyp. 32
Scenographic iconographyp. 34
Exhibition catalogsp. 35
Biographies and general studies of Rossini's careerp. 39
Nineteenth-century biographies and personal accountsp. 39
Analyses of nineteenth-century commentariesp. 49
Biographical studies published between 1900 and 1950p. 54
Biographical studies published between 1950 and the presentp. 60
Specialized studiesp. 66
Studies of Rossini's contemporariesp. 74
Rossini's parents: Giuseppe and Anna (Guidarini) Rossinip. 74
Rossini's wives: Isabella Colbran and Olympe Pélissierp. 75
Rossini's acquaintances and colleaguesp. 79
Composersp. 79
Impresarios and theatrical administratorsp. 92
Librettistsp. 94
Musiciansp. 101
Publishersp. 102
Singersp. 105
Other contemporariesp. 113
Conference and congress reportsp. 114
Performance history, reception, and locative studiesp. 117
Performance historyp. 117
Receptionp. 118
Locative studiesp. 120
Rossini's historical position and influencep. 162
General studiesp. 162
Contemporary assessments of Rossinip. 163
Rossini's influence on the music of othersp. 165
Rossini and literaturep. 177
Commemorative publications and studiesp. 181
Studies of Rossini's musicp. 184
General studiesp. 184
Nineteenth-century commentariesp. 186
Twentieth- and twenty-first-century commentariesp. 187
Rossini's style and contemporary aesthetic debatep. 192
Specialized studiesp. 201
Rossini's operasp. 208
Reference worksp. 208
General studiesp. 209
Style and characteristicsp. 212
Studies of musical form and structuresp. 215
Vocal characteristics and interpretationp. 221
Libretto studiesp. 226
Studies of versionsp. 229
The seria worksp. 230
The semiseria and buffa worksp. 233
Scenographyp. 237
"Rossini Renaissance": modern interpreters and productionsp. 239
Studies of individual operasp. 244
Demetrio e Polibiop. 244
La cambiale di matrimoniop. 245
L'equivoco stravagantep. 245
L'inganno felicep. 246
Ciro in Babilonia, ossia La caduta di Baldassarep. 247
La scala di setap. 247
La pietra del paragonep. 247
L'occasione fa il ladrop. 247
Il signor Bruschino, ossia Il figlio per azzardop. 248
Tancredip. 248
L'italiana in Algerip. 251
Aureliano in Palmirap. 253
Il turco in Italiap. 254
Sigismondop. 255
Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterrap. 256
Torvaldo e Dorliskap. 257
Il barbiere di Sivigliap. 257
La gazzettap. 266
Otello, ossia Il moro di Veneziap. 267
La Cenerentola, ossia La bontà in trionfop. 271
La gazza ladrap. 274
Armidap. 275
Adelaide di Borgognap. 276
Mosè in Egittop. 277
Adina, ossia il Califfo di Bagdadp. 280
Ricciardo e Zoraidep. 280
Ermionep. 281
Eduardo e Cristinap. 282
La donna del lagop. 285
Bianca e Falliero, ossia Il consiglio dei trep. 286
Maometto IIp. 286
Matilde di Shabran, ossia Bellezza, e cuor di ferrop. 287
Zelmirap. 288
Semiramidep. 289
Il viaggio a Reims, ossia L'albergo del giglio d'orop. 292
Le siège de Corinthe (L'assedio di Corinto)p. 293
Moïse et Pharaon (Mosè)p. 294
Le comte Oryp. 297
Guillaume Tellp. 297
Pastichesp. 303
Unfulfilled operatic plansp. 304
Non-operatic worksp. 306
General studiesp. 306
Sacred musicp. 306
Cantatas, incidental music, hymns, chorusesp. 317
Choral musicp. 322
Miscellaneous vocal musicp. 322
Instrumental musicp. 323
Music for bandsp. 325
Péchés de vieillessep. 328
Spurious works/attributionsp. 332
Discographies and videographicsp. 333
Libretto collections and editionsp. 337
General collectionsp. 337
Selected editions and translationsp. 338
Editions and editing practicesp. 339
Editing Rossini critical editionsp. 339
Specific issues in editing Rossinip. 341
Rossini Internet resourcesp. 344
Websites dedicated to Rossinip. 344
Opera festival websitesp. 346
Appendixp. 347
Catalog of Rossini's compositionsp. 347
Editions and facsimilesp. 363
Critical editions of librettosp. 366
Locations of premieres of Rossini's operasp. 369
Rossini's librettistsp. 371
Notesp. 372
Index of authors, editors, and translatorsp. 374
Subject indexp. 381
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