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story of The barber of Seville

Johanna Johnston

story of The barber of Seville

by Johanna Johnston

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

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  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementas retold by Johanna Johnston. Illus. by Susan Perl. Based on the opera by Gioacchino Rossini.
    ContributionsRossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868., Perl, Susan, illus., Metropolitan Opera Guild.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J6443 St
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5952424M
    LC Control Number65025611
    OCLC/WorldCa1290349

    “The Barber of Seville,” also known as “The Useless Precaution” is a comic opera crafted by Gioachino Rossini in two acts. Cesare Sterbini wrote the libretto in Italian. The opera was inspired by “Le Barbier de Séville,” a French comedy by Pierre Beaumarchais. One of the greatest works of musical comedy, “The Barber of. The Story of The Barber of Seville. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (). Single volume, measuring 10 x inches: Original color pictorial paper boards, original clipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Biographical note on Rossini at rear.

    Perspectives: The Barber of Seville by Gerald N Izenberg, PhD. The excuse for a psychoanalyst to discuss an opera can only be that there is something psychological to illuminate in it, whether in the libretto or in the way its music expresses emotion and character. Email Signup. Find The Metropolitan Opera on Facebook (opens new window) Find The Metropolitan Opera on Twitter (opens new window) Find The Metropolitan Opera on Instagram (opens new window).

    Bribery, deception and disguise. Figaro needs all his wiles to help the Count out-wit Dr Bartolo and ensure true love wins the day. Jonathan Miller’s classic production of The Barber of Seville is a feast of frivolous Figaro’s mischievous escapades as he assists Count Almaviva in prising the beautiful Rosina away from her lecherous guardian, Dr Bartolo. Discover the first interactive version of Rossini’s Barber of Seville with Alceo Galliera directing the Philarmonia Orchestra, Maria Callas as Rosina, Tito Gobbi as Figaro and Luigi Alva as Count Almaviva. In a flash, grasp the plot, hear the most famous arias and gather the how’s and why’s of the work.


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$ + $ Rating: % positive. The Barber of Seville, four-act farcical drama by Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais, performed and published in as Le Barbier de Séville; ou, la precaution inutile (“The Barber of Seville; or, The Useless Precaution”).

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Each book contains a history of the opera, a synopsis of the story, a complete libretto in its original language as well as in English, dozens of photos, and a world-class Angel/EMI recording of the entire opera on two CDs.