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Author Sala, Emilio, 1959-
Title Valzer delle camelie. English
The sounds of Paris in Verdi's La Traviata / Emilio Sala ; translated by Delia Casadei.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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Author Sala, Emilio, 1959-
Series Cambridge studies in opera.
Cambridge studies in opera.
Subject Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 -- Travel -- France -- Paris.
Paris (France) -- In opera.
Alt Name Casadei, Delia,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 206 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Emilio Sala uses rare documents and images to re-examine Verdi's La traviata in the cultural context of mid-nineteenth-century Paris.
Contents Illustrations; Music examples; Translator's note; Prelude; The modernity of Verdi; The real and the imaginary; Acknowledgements; 1 Verdi and the Parisian boulevard theatre; Verdi in Paris; Le Chiffonnier de Paris; Le Chevalier de Maison-Rouge; Monte-Cristo; Robert Macaire; Le Pasteur ou L'Evangile et le foyer; 2 Images and sounds in waltz (and polka) time; The lady of the camellias; The waltz; The polka; 'A vaguely ""Spanish"" character'; The lorette; The camellia; Interferences and condensations; 3 Motifs of reminiscence and musical dramaturgy; The 'fatted ox'
La Dame aux camelias at the VaudevilleAct 1; The rest of the play; Other musical deaths; Cross-pollinations, actualisations, backdating; System variants; Violetta's body and her 'musical gestures'; Coda; 'Oom, oom-pah-pah-oom'; Musicology and ethnomusicology; Bibliography; PRIMARY SOURCES; Archival manuscript materials; Published scores; Reviews, short articles and news reports; Literary sources (before 1900); Secondary sources; Index.
ISBN 9781107249936 (electronic bk.)
1107249937 (electronic bk.)
9780511920615 (electronic bk.)
051192061X (electronic bk.)
9781299772588 (electronic bk.)
1299772587 (electronic bk.)
9781107009011 (hbk.)
OCLC # 855019778
Additional Format Print version: Sala, Emilio, 1959- Valzer delle camelie. English. Sounds of Paris in Verdi's La Traviata. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107009011 (DLC) 2012043981 (OCoLC)818659781.

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