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The book of 101 opera librettos : complete original language texts with English translations / edited by Jessica M. MacMurray ; with plot summaries by Allison Brewster Franzetti.

Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [1996]
Copyright Notice ©1996
Description1,474 pages ; 29 cm
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorMacMurray, Jessica M.
Other author/creatorFranzetti, Allison Brewster.
Included WorkSonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Fidelio. (1805)
Included WorkSonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Fidelio. (1805). English.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Norma.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Norma English.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865 Sonnambula.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865 Sonnambula. English.
Included WorkPepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881. Puritani.
Included WorkPepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881. Puritani. English.
Included WorkCormon, Eugène, 1810-1903. Pêcheurs des perles.
Included WorkCormon, Eugène, 1810-1903. Pêcheurs des perles. English.
Included WorkMeilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Carmen.
Included WorkMeilhac, Henri, 1831-1897. Carmen. English.
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Mefistofele (Libretto)
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Mefistofele (Libretto) English.
Included WorkBorodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 Kni︠a︡zʹ Igorʹ (Libretto). French.
Included WorkBorodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 Kni︠a︡zʹ Igorʹ (Libretto). English.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Wally.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Wally. English.
Included WorkCharpentier, Gustave, 1860-1956 Louise (Libretto)
Included WorkCharpentier, Gustave, 1860-1956 Louise (Libretto). English.
Included WorkCharpentier, Gustave, 1860-1956 Julien (Libretto)
Included WorkCharpentier, Gustave, 1860-1956 Julien (Libretto). English.
Included WorkDebussy, Claude, 1862-1918 Pelléas et Mélisande (Libretto)
Included WorkDebussy, Claude, 1862-1918 Pelléas et Mélisande (Libretto). English.
Included WorkGondinet, Edmond, 1828-1888. Lakmé.
Included WorkGondinet, Edmond, 1828-1888. Lakmé. English.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Elisir d'amore.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Elisir d'amore English.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Lucrezia Borgia.
Included WorkRomani, Felice, 1788-1865. Lucrezia Borgia. English.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Lucia di Lammermoor.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Lucia di Lammermoor. English.
Included WorkRoyer, Alphonse, 1803-1875. Favorite.
Included WorkRoyer, Alphonse, 1803-1875. Favorite. English.
Included WorkSaint-Georges, Henri, 1799-1875. Fille du régiment
Included WorkSaint-Georges, Henri, 1799-1875. Fille du régiment English.
Included WorkSimoni, Renato, 1875-1952 Madame Sans-Gêne.
Included WorkSimoni, Renato, 1875-1952 Madame Sans-Gêne. English.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Andrea Chénier.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Andrea Chénier. English.
Included WorkCalzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Orfeo ed Euridice.
Included WorkCalzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Orfeo ed Euridice. English.
Included WorkQuinault, Philippe, 1635-1688 Armide.
Included WorkQuinault, Philippe, 1635-1688 Armide. English.
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Roméo et Juliette.
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Roméo et Juliette. English.
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Faust.
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Faust. English.
Included WorkHaym, Nicola Francesco. Giulio Cesare.
Included WorkHaym, Nicola Francesco. Giulio Cesare. English.
Included WorkBroschi, Riccardo, approximately 1698-1756. Alcina.
Included WorkBroschi, Riccardo, approximately 1698-1756. Alcina. English.
Included WorkStampiglia, Silvio, 1664-1725. Serse.
Included WorkStampiglia, Silvio, 1664-1725. Serse. English.
Included WorkCongreve, William, 1670-1729 Semele.
Included WorkWette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel.
Included WorkWette, Adelheid, 1858-1916. Hänsel und Gretel. English.
Included WorkLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci (Libretto)
Included WorkLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci (Libretto). English.
Included WorkLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 Zazà (Libretto)
Included WorkLeoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 Zazà (Libretto). English.
Included WorkTargioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni, 1863-1934. Cavalleria rusticana.
Included WorkTargioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni, 1863-1934. Cavalleria rusticana. English.
Included WorkSuardon, P. Amico Fritz.
Included WorkSuardon, P. Amico Fritz. English.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Iris.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Iris. English.
Included WorkMilliet, Paul, 1848-1924. Hérodiade.
Included WorkMilliet, Paul, 1848-1924. Hérodiade. English.
Included WorkBlau, Édouard, 1836-1906. Werther
Included WorkBlau, Édouard, 1836-1906. Werther English.
Included WorkGallet, Louis, 1835-1898. Thaïs.
Included WorkGallet, Louis, 1835-1898. Thaïs. English.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Cendrillon.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Cendrillon. English.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Don Quichotte.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Don Quichotte. English.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Sapho.
Included WorkCain, Henri, 1859-1937 Sapho. English.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Huguenots.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Huguenots English.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Prophète.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Prophète. English.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Africaine.
Included WorkScribe, Eugène, 1791-1861. Africaine. English.
Included WorkBenelli, Sem, 1877-1949 Amore de tre re.
Included WorkBenelli, Sem, 1877-1949 Amore de tre re. English.
Included WorkBusenello, Giovanni Francesco, 1598-1659. Incoronazione di Poppea.
Included WorkBusenello, Giovanni Francesco, 1598-1659. Incoronazione di Poppea. English.
Included WorkDa Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Nozze di Figaro.
Included WorkDa Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Nozze di Figaro. English.
Included WorkDa Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Don Giovanni.
Included WorkDa Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. Don Giovanni English.
Included WorkSchikaneder, Emanuel, 1751-1812. Zauberflöte.
Included WorkSchikaneder, Emanuel, 1751-1812. Zauberflöte English.
Included WorkMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 Boris Godunov (Libretto). (1872). Italian.
Included WorkMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 Boris Godunov (Libretto). (1872). English.
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Contes d'Hoffmann (Libretto)
Included WorkBarbier, Jules, 1825-1901. Contes d'Hoffmann (Libretto). English.
Included WorkNossig, Alfred, 1864-1943 Manru.
Included WorkNossig, Alfred, 1864-1943 Manru. English.
Included WorkHooker, Brian, 1880-1946 Mona.
Included WorkFederico, Gennaro Antonio, active 18th century. Serva padrona.
Included WorkFederico, Gennaro Antonio, active 18th century. Serva padrona. English.
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Gioconda.
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Gioconda. English.
Included WorkGozzi, Carlo, 1720-1806. Amore delle tre melarance.
Included WorkGozzi, Carlo, 1720-1806. Amore delle tre melarance English.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Manon Lescaut.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Manon Lescaut. English.
Included WorkGiacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Bohème.
Included WorkGiacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Bohème. English.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Tosca.
Included WorkIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Tosca. English.
Included WorkGiacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Madama Butterfly.
Included WorkGiacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Madama Butterfly. English.
Included WorkCivinini, G. (Guelfo), 1873-1954. Fanciulla del West.
Included WorkCivinini, G. (Guelfo), 1873-1954. Fanciulla del West. English.
Included WorkAdami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946. Rondine.
Included WorkAdami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946. Rondine. English.
Included WorkForzano, Giovacchino. Gianni Schicchi.
Included WorkForzano, Giovacchino. Gianni Schicchi English.
Included WorkAdami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946. Tabarro.
Included WorkAdami, Giuseppe, 1878-1946. Tabarro. English.
Included WorkForzano, Giovacchino. Suor Angelica.
Included WorkForzano, Giovacchino. Suor Angelica. English.
Included WorkTate, Nahum, 1652-1715. Dido and Aeneas.
Included WorkFranc-Nohain, 1873-1934. Heure espagnole.
Included WorkFranc-Nohain, 1873-1934. Heure espagnole. English.
Included WorkDu Locle, Camille, 1832-1903. Salammbô.
Included WorkDu Locle, Camille, 1832-1903. Salammbô. English.
Included WorkRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 Snegurochka (Libretto). French.
Included WorkRimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 Snegurochka (Libretto). English.
Included WorkBelʹskiĭ, Vladimir Ivanovich. Zolotoĭ petushok. French.
Included WorkBelʹskiĭ, Vladimir Ivanovich. Zolotoĭ petushok. English.
Included WorkSterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Barbiere di Siviglia.
Included WorkSterbini, Cesare, 1784-1831. Barbiere di Siviglia. English.
Included WorkJouy, Étienne de, 1764-1846. Guillaume Tell.
Included WorkJouy, Étienne de, 1764-1846. Guillaume Tell. English.
Included WorkLemaire, Ferdinand. Samson et Dalila.
Included WorkLemaire, Ferdinand. Samson et Dalila. English.
Included WorkSabina, Karel, 1813-1877. Prodaná nevěsta. German.
Included WorkSabina, Karel, 1813-1877. Prodaná nevěsta. English.
Included WorkJouy, Étienne de, 1764-1846. Vestal.
Included WorkJouy, Étienne de, 1764-1846. Vestal. English.
Included WorkStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949 Salome (Libretto)
Included WorkStrauss, Richard, 1864-1949 Salome (Libretto). English.
Included WorkHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 Elektra.
Included WorkHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 Elektra. English.
Included WorkHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Rosenkavalier.
Included WorkHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929. Rosenkavalier English.
Included WorkTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Evgeniĭ Onegin (Libretto)
Included WorkTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Evgeniĭ Onegin (Libretto). English.
Included WorkCarré, Michel, 1819-1872. Mignon.
Included WorkCarré, Michel, 1819-1872. Mignon. English.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Ernani.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Ernani. English.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Luisa Miller.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Luisa Miller. English.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Rigoletto.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Rigoletto. English.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Trovatore.
Included WorkCammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852. Trovatore English.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Traviata.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Traviata. English.
Included WorkSomma, Antonio, 1809-1864. Ballo in maschera.
Included WorkSomma, Antonio, 1809-1864. Ballo in maschera. English.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Forza del destino.
Included WorkPiave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Forza del destino. English.
Included WorkGhislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Aïda.
Included WorkGhislanzoni, Antonio, 1824-1893. Aïda. English.
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Otello.
Included WorkBoito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Otello English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Fliegende Holländer (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Fliegende Holländer (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tannhäuser (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tannhäuser (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Lohengrin (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tristan und Isolde (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Ring des Nibelungen (Libretto). English.
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Parsifal (Libretto)
Included WorkWagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Parsifal (Libretto). English.
Included WorkKind, Friedrich, 1768-1843. Freischütz.
Included WorkKind, Friedrich, 1768-1843. Freischütz. English.
Included WorkChézy, Helmina von, 1783-1856. Euryanthe.
Included WorkChézy, Helmina von, 1783-1856. Euryanthe. English.
Variant title Book of one hundred one opera librettos
Variant title Book of one hundred and one opera librettos
Portion of title 101 opera librettos
Variant title One hundred one opera librettos
Variant title One hundred and one opera librettos
Contents Fidelio / Ludwig Beethoven -- Norma ; La sonnambula ; I puritani / Vincenzo Bellini -- Les pecheurs des pérles ; Carmen / Georges Bizet -- Mefistofele / Arrigo Boito -- Prince Igor / Alexandre Porfyrevich Borodin -- La Wally / Alfredo Catalani -- Louise ; Julien, a poet's life / Jules Charpentier -- Il maestro di capella / Domenico Cimarosa -- Pelléas et Mélisande / Claude Debussy -- Lakmé / Léo Delibes -- L'elisir d'amore ; Lucrezia Borgia ; Lucia di Lammermoor ; La favorita ; La figlia del reggimento / Gaetano Donizetti -- Madame Sans-Gêne ; Andre Chenier / Umberto Giordano -- Orfeo ed Euridice ; Armide / Cristoph Willibald Gluck -- Roméo et Juliette ; Faust / Charles Gounod -- Giulio Cesare ; Alcina ; Serse ; Semele / George Frederik Handel -- Hansel und Gretel / Englebert Humperdinck -- I pagliacci ; Záza / Ruggiero Leoncavallo -- Cavalleria rusticana ; L'amico Fritz ; Iris / Pietro Mascagni -- Herodiade ; Werther ; Thaïs ; Cendrillon ; Don Quizote ; Sappho / Jules Massenet -- Gli Ugonotti ; Le prophète ; L'Africana / Giacomo Meyerbeer -- L'amore dei tre re / Italo Montemezzi -- L'incoronazione di Poppea / Claudio Monteverdi -- Le nozze di Figaro ; Don Giovanni ; Die Zauberflöte / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Boris Goudonov / Modest Mussorgsky -- Contes d'Hoffman / Jacques Offenbach -- Manru / Ignasci Jan Paderewski -- Mona / Horatio Parker -- La serva padrona / Giovanni Pergolesi -- La Giocanda / Amilcare Ponchielli -- A love for three oranges / Sergei Prokofiev -- Manon Lescaut ; La Bohème ; Tosca ; Madam Butterfly ; La Fanciulla del west ; La Rondine ; Gianni Schicci ; Il tabarro ; Suor Angelica / Giacomo Puccini -- Dido and Aeneas / Henry Purcell -- L'heure espagnole / Maurice Ravel -- Salammbo / Ernest Reyer -- Snégurotchka ; Le coq d'or / Nicolai Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov -- Il barbiere di Siviglia ; William Tell / Gioacchino Rossini -- Samson et Dalila / Camille Saint-Saëns -- The bartered bride / Bedrich Smetana -- La vestale / Gasparo Spontini -- Salome ; Elektra ; Der Rosenkavalier / Richard Strauss -- Eugenio Oneghin / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky -- Mignon / Ambroise Thomas -- Ernani ; Luisa Miller ; Rigoletto ; Il trovatore ; La traviata ; Un ballo in Maschera ; La forza del destino ; Aida ; Othello / Giuseppe Verdi -- Der Fliegende Holländer ; Tannhäeuser ; Lohengrin ; Tristan und Isolde ; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg ; Das Rheingold ; Die Walküre ; Siegfried ; Götterdämmerung ; Parsifal / Richard Wagner -- Der Freischütz ; Euryanthe / Carl Maria Weber.
Abstract The most comprehensive one-volume collection of unabridged opera lyrics ever published. It features virtually all of the operas that are being performed in the foremost opera houses and concert halls today. The text is presented in its original language as well as in an English translation. To enrich the experience, a short synopsis precedes each libretto. 101 Opera Librettos is indispensable for opera lovers and everyone curious about the literary richness of the worlds most beloved vocal musical performances.
Scope and content Contrary to the title and publisher's notes, the original Russian texts of the operas of Borodin, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky are not included, French or German or Italian having been substituted; the original Czech text of Smetana's Bohemian opera The Bartered Bride is also not included but substituted with a German version.
General noteIncludes indexes.
LCCN 96032543
ISBN1884822797
ISBN9781884822797

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