The bel canto operas of Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini / Charles Osborne.

Other titles
  • Bel canto operas.
  • The bel canto operas.
  • Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press 1994
Physical description
378 p. ; 25 cm.
  • 0931340713
  • Spine and running title: The bel canto operas.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 355), discography (p. 356-365), and index.
  • Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). from Demetrio e Polibio to Il Signor Bruschino ; from Tancredi to Sigismondo ; from Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra to Otello ; from La Cenerentola to Mosè in Egitto ; from Adina to La Donna del lago ; from Bianca e Falliero to Semiramide ; from Il Viaggio a Reims to Guillaume Tell -- Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848). from Il Pigmalione to Il Fortunato inganno ; from L'Ajo nell'imbarazzo to Il Giovedì grasso ; from Il Paria to Ugo, Conte di Parigi ; from L'Elisir d'amore to Marino Faliero ; from Lucia di Lammermoor to Les Martyrs ; from Le Duc d'Albe to Ne m'oubliez pas -- Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835). from Adelson e Salvini to I Capuleti e i Montecchi ; from La Sonnambula to I Puritani.
Related item
  • Bibliography
  • Discography
  • text
  • English


  • Includes all the operas of Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini, describing the circumstances of each opera's first performance, discussing the libretto, outlining the plot, and giving an analysis of the music.

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British Library: Lending Collection 94/27036
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 3 782.10945 OSB
University of Essex: Albert Sloman Library ML 1733
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 782.10945 OSB