Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca

Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca

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3.12 Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca

The full, tragic story of Puccini's great rival, now available in English for the first time. Born in Lucca four years before Puccini, Alfredo Catalani (1854-93) was the main hope of Italian opera in the 1880s. Alarming conservative critics with the sophisticated modernism of his music, he nonetheless won steadily increasing popularity with the opera-going public. But Catalani's entire adult life was a grim and increasingly hopeless battle with tuberculosis; the… (more)

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Publisher: Durrant Publishing (March 16, 2010)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English

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