The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia, Hardback Book

The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia Hardback

Edited by Professor Roberta Montemorra Marvin


Verdi's enduring presence on the opera stages of the world and as a subject for study by scholars in various disciplines has placed him as a central figure within modern culture.

His operas, including La traviata, Rigoletto and Aida, are among the most frequently performed worldwide and his popularity from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day is undisputed.

The Cambridge Verdi Encyclopedia covers all aspects of Verdi's life, his music and his world.

Appendices list Verdi's known works, both published and unpublished, the characters in his operas and the singers who created them, and a chronology of his life.

As a starting point for information on specific works, people, places and concepts associated with Verdi, the Encyclopedia reflects the very latest scholarship, presented by an international array of experts and will have a broad appeal for opera lovers, students and scholars.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 614 pages, 10 Halftones, unspecified
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Opera
  • ISBN: 9780521519625



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