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Author Fisher, Burton D.

Title La gioconda : "dramma lirico" in Italian in four acts / music by Amilcare Ponchielli ; libretto after Victor Hugo's play Angélo, Tyran de Padoue ("Angelo, Tyrant of Padua") (1835) by Arrigo Boito, writing under the pseudonym, Tobia Gorrio ; adapted from the Opera Journeys lecture series by Burton D. Fisher
Published [Miama Fl.] : Opera Journeys, [2007?]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Opera Journeys mini guide series
Opera Journeys mini guide series
Contents Principal characters in La gioconda -- Brief story synopsis -- Story narrative with music examples -- Commentary and analysis
Notes "La gioconda literally translated as "The merry girl" or "Joyful girl" or, in the opera, "The ballad singer"."
Title from PDF title page (viewed Sep. 24, 2007)
Subject Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886. Gioconda.
Operas -- Stories, plots, etc.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Stories, plots, etc.
Plot summaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Angelo, tyran de Padoue.
ISBN 1429494913 (electronic bk.)
9781429494915 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Opera Journeys lecture series