The New Grove Guide to Verdi and His Operas
Giuseppe Verdi is the most famous Italian composer of opera. While he was sometimes criticized for writing music considered too "simple," his works have endured, and are still performed throughout the world today. This concise volume is a handy guide to the Verdi's life and operas, revising the original New Grove articles and adding a new introduction, a new section on modern Verdi productions, and an updated bibliography.
273 pages; ISBN 9780199727810
Title: The New Grove Guide to Verdi and His Operas
Author: Roger Parker