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The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi$
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Abramo Basevi and Stefano Castelvecchi

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780226094915

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.001.0001

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Stiffelio

Stiffelio

Chapter:
(p.149) 14 Stiffelio
Source:
The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi
Author(s):

Abramo Basevi

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.003.0015

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Stiffelio, first performed in November 1850 in Trieste, where it did not have the best of receptions. The libretto by Piave was taken from the drama Stifellius by Émile Souvestre and Eugène Bourgeois.

Keywords:   Verdi, opera, Italian composers, Piave, libretto, Stifellius, Émile Souvestre, Eugène Bourgeois

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