Articles tagged 'Puccini'

Italian Vacation 14.

To say Aldo Clementi uses canons, is like saying Wagner wrote operas or that Beethoven was good at variations.

Italian Vacation 14.

To say Aldo Clementi uses canons, is like saying Wagner wrote operas or that Beethoven was good at variations.

La Rondine, Orfeo ed Euridice, Thaïs, etc.

Chief among fresh discoveries is an opera the Met last produced in 1936. La Rondine (1917, rev. 1920) is a work of Puccini’s maturity, roughly contemporary with Il Tabarro whose librettist, Giuseppe Adami, it also shares.

La Rondine, Orfeo ed Euridice, Thaïs, etc.

Chief among fresh discoveries is an opera the Met last produced in 1936. La Rondine (1917, rev. 1920) is a work of Puccini’s maturity, roughly contemporary with Il Tabarro whose librettist, Giuseppe Adami, it also shares.

An Assortment of Recommendations

…the editor suggested that instead of reviewing a new acquisition, I write something about CD’s I have known and loved. I agreed to the proposal and hence the list below.

An Assortment of Recommendations

…the editor suggested that instead of reviewing a new acquisition, I write something about CD’s I have known and loved. I agreed to the proposal and hence the list below.