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Rigoletto / Giuseppi Verdi ; text by Daniel S. Brink.

By: Brink, Daniel S.
Contributor(s): Rudel, Julius [cnd] | McCarthy, John [cnd] | Sills, Beverly [prf] | Dunn, Mignon [prf] | Kraus, Alfredo [prf] | Milnes, Sherrill [prf] | Ramey, Samuel [prf] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus [prf] | Philharmonia Orchestra [prf].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Black Dog opera library: ; EMI classics: Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., c1998Description: 124 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 18 cm. + 2 sound discs (119 min., 5 sec. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 1579120474; 9781579120474.Contained works: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto | Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876 Rigoletto. Libretto. English & Italian.Subject(s): Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto | Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto -- History and criticism | Operas -- Librettos | OperasDDC classification: 782.1 Beverly Sills, soprano; Mignon Dunn, contralto; Alfredo Kraus, tenor; Sherrill Milnes, baritone; Samuel Ramey, bass; supporting soloists; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Julius Rudel, conductor.Summary: Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian.
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"A guide to understanding and appreciating opera"--Cover.

CD's published: Los Angeles, Calif. : EMI Capitol Music Special Markets, 1979, 1996 (ADD).

Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian.

Opera in three acts, libretto by Francesco Piave, based on Victor Hugo's play, Le roi s'amuse.

Beverly Sills, soprano; Mignon Dunn, contralto; Alfredo Kraus, tenor; Sherrill Milnes, baritone; Samuel Ramey, bass; supporting soloists; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Julius Rudel, conductor.

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