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Giacomo Puccini, Composer
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(1858 - 1924).  Italian composer, especially of opera.  He came from a musical family, first studying piano and organ, and eventually enrolling at the Milan Conservatory.  After seeing a performance of Verdi's "Aida", he decided to dedicate himself to opera. His first success was "Manon Lescaut", followed by his masterpiece "La Boheme".  His "Tosca", "Madama Butterfly", and "Gianni Schicchi", and his final unfinished work "Turandot" are among his greatest operas. His ability to create vivid...
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Puccini: Tosca
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Recording Date: Tue 1 Jan 2008
Act II - Vissi d'arte (3:21) N/A
Puccini: La bohème
INTERVIEW from Opera Australia *New Production* (Puccini: La bohème) (11:45) N/A
Puccini: La bohème N/A
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
2018-19 Season Preview: La boheme Act 1 (8:39) N/A
2018-19 Season Preview: La boheme Act 2 (3:47) N/A
2018-19 Season Preview: La boheme Act 3 (5:43) N/A
2018-19 Season Preview: La boheme Act 4 (5:07) N/A
Puccini: Madama Butterfly N/A
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
2018-19 Season Preview: Madama Butterfly Act 1 (11:52) N/A
2018-19 Season Preview: Madama Butterfly Act 2 (11:13) N/A
Passion, Politics, Puccini; Five Aspects of Tosca N/A
Introduction (0:45) N/A
Dramatis Personae (3:19) N/A
Rome as Canvas (9:58) N/A
Sardou, Puccini, & the Historical Background (14:15) N/A
A Musical Dynasty in Lucca (12:20) N/A
Giacomo Puccini, the Fifth Generation (25:10) N/A
Verismo (8:57) N/A
Composer & Librettist (11:35) N/A
Singing Tosca (14:41) N/A
Performing Tosca (11:59) N/A
Act I (9:32) N/A
Act II (11:29) N/A
Act III (5:09) N/A
Summary (4:39) N/A
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