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Fisher, Burton D.

Overview
Works: 595 works in 1,789 publications in 1 language and 327,581 library holdings
Genres: Librettos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Autobiographies  Opera programs  Pictorial works  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Live sound recordings  Operas 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: ML50.P965, 782.12
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Burton D Fisher
Bizet's Carmen by Henri Meilhac( )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Bizet's CARMEN, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with French/English side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
Puccini, Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 5,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
Puccini's Tosca by Luigi Illica( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 5,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's Tosca is a high-voltage, powerful and sensational opera thriller that is crammed with actoin, intense, and sometimes ferocious, supercharged dramatic confrontations: a true music drama
Mozart's The magic flute by Emanuel Schikaneder( )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 5,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete, newly translated libretto of Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE featuring music highlight examples and German/English translation side-by-side
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story set in the Latin Quarter in Paris amongst the Bohemian students, whose hectic gaiety only partially masks their despair and pain
Madam Butterfly = Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 4,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor by Salvatore Cammarano( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 4,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 25 music highlight examples
Un ballo in maschera = A masked ball : a grand opera in three acts by Antonio Somma( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 4,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John F. Kennedy Center for the Peforming Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, Martin Feinstein, executive director, The Kennedy Center presents New York City Opera, director: Julius Rudel, managing director: John S. White, "Un Ballo in Maschera," music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Antonio Somma (freely adapted from Scribe's "Gustav ou Le Bal Masque"), conducted by Imre Pallo, directed by David Hicks, assistant to Mr. Hicks: Philippe de Bros, sets designed by Eoin Sprott, costumes designed by Jose Varona, lighting by Hans Sondheimer, chorus master: George Branson Gray
Puccini's Turandot by Giuseppe Adami( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turandot, considered by many Puccini's magnum opus, is an incredible operatic masterpiece, a remarkable blend of heroic grandeur, exoticism, and powerful romantic and poignant sentimentalism
Mozart's Don Giovanni = Don Juan by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete, newly translated libretto featuring foreign/English translation side-by-side, plus music examples
Mozart's Così fan tutte by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
Mozart's The marriage of Figaro by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, a complete, newly translated LIBRETTO with Italian/English side-by-side, selected Discography and Videography, Dictionary of Opera and Musical Terms, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer
Verdi's La Traviata by Francesco Maria Piave( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's Otello by Arrigo Boito( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana = Rustic chivalry. Leoncavallo's I pagliacci = The clowns by Pietro Mascagni( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 3,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss's Salome by Richard Strauss( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of opera : milestones and metamorphoses by Burton D Fisher( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a comprehensive history of modern opera, from the Camerata innovations to Minimalism and contemporary opera. What are the historic milestones? Who were the innovators? How did their innovation affect the future of opera? 18 Milestone operas are featured and analyzed, including story narrative of the operas and over 300 music examples. - Publisher
Puccini's Suor Angelica by Giovacchino Forzano( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 3,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
Samson et Dalila = Samson and Delilah : opéra en 3 actes by Camille Saint-Saëns( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
The pearl fishers = Les pêcheurs de perles : opera in French in three acts by Burton D Fisher( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richard Strauss's Salome
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Puccini, Manon LescautPuccini's ToscaMozart's The magic fluteLa BohèmeMadam Butterfly = Madama ButterflyDonizetti's Lucia di LammermoorPuccini's TurandotMozart's Don Giovanni = Don Juan
Alternative Names
Fisher, Burton D.

Languages
English (203)