WorldCat Identities

Fisher, Burton D.

Overview
Works: 590 works in 1,778 publications in 1 language and 333,962 library holdings
Genres: Librettos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Autobiographies  Opera programs  Drama  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Operas  Live sound recordings 
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( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
Mozart's The magic flute by Emanuel Schikaneder( )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 5,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Puccini's Tosca by Luigi Illica( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 5,246 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
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,154 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
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor by Salvatore Cammarano( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 5,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madam Butterfly = Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 4,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
Un ballo in maschera = A masked ball : a grand opera in three acts by Antonio Somma( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 4,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman who has outlived all her friends is reluctant to become too attached to the stray dog that visits her each day
Puccini's Turandot by Giuseppe Adami( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,820 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 3,724 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 3,552 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( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Verdi's La Traviata by Francesco Maria Piave( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's Otello by Arrigo Boito( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss's Salome by Richard Strauss( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 3,309 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 3,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's Suor Angelica by Giovacchino Forzano( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly translated Libretto featuring foreign language/English side-by-side, and music examples interspersed throughout the text
A history of opera : milestones and metamorphoses by Burton D Fisher( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,058 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
The pearl fishers Les Pêcheurs de Perles by Burton D Fisher( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lakmé : lyric drama in French in three acts by Burton D Fisher( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richard Strauss's Salome
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Puccini's Manon LescautMozart's The magic flutePuccini's ToscaLa BohèmeDonizetti's Lucia di LammermoorMadam Butterfly = Madama ButterflyPuccini's TurandotMozart's Don Giovanni = Don Juan
Alternative Names
Fisher, Burton D.

Languages
English (199)