Essays Tagged: "Giuseppe Verdi"

Rigoletto. Composed by Guiseppe Verdi 16th Century, Italy.

RigolettoWith RIGOLETTO, Verdi greatly enhanced the style of the Italian opera. The voices of bass, baritone, tenor and sopra ... s, baritone, tenor and soprano are all intricately used to create diverse and extensive characters. Verdi maintains his characters' musical individuality in ensembles, solos and the infamous quartet, ... led the "middle period" of his career. The opera is based on Victor Hugo's drama, "Le Roi s'Amuse". Verdi is noted for his thirty-two compositions that were completed between 1839 and 1893. Some may a ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Giuseppe Verdi the opera singer.

Cento trenta sei anni fa, Giuseppe Verdi ha scritto un bel'opera. L'opera ha cinque atti. L'opera si chiama Don Carlo. L'opera ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A comparison between the Italian and German Opera; Specifically using examples from Guiseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner

both share characteristics, some of which are paralleled, and some of which contrast. Specifically, Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner use motifs such as: redemption through love, patriotism, and sacri ... ss the world of imagination and emotions and through its music and aria's was this theme magnified. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was one the composers of this era who changed the way composers would for ...

(10 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Giuseppe Verdi and his demands on singers (1840-1855)

re into the physiology involved as well as [etude] exercises to perfect technically difficult feats.Verdi was a watershed composer between the bel canto and Romantic era of opera. Through his work, th ... ed by the character."This vocal style certainly did not meet with universal approval, and it earned Verdi the animosity of champions of bel canto. Yet the composer often maintained that, no matter how ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Music History and Influences on Society

en the Romantic Period came along. Some composers of the Romantic period were Carl Maria von Weber, Giuseppe Verdi, and Ric Wagner. Most of the composers, composed operas. Opera was a special way of s ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies