Of Andalusian Maidens and Recognition Scenes

Roger Parker

in Remaking the Song

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780520244184
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520931787 | DOI:
Of Andalusian Maidens and Recognition Scenes

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This chapter focuses on Giuseppe Verdi's operas Rigoletto, Il trovatore, and La traviata. These works are among the earliest operas by any composer to have retained a place in the repertory since the moment of their arrival. It questions the tendency to group the three works together and highlights the similarities and differences among them.

Keywords: Giuseppe Verdi; opera; Rigoletto; Il trovatore; La traviata

Chapter.  5690 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Musicology and Music History

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