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Fisher, Burton D.

Overview
Works: 600 works in 1,894 publications in 1 language and 308,788 library holdings
Genres: Librettos  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Autobiographies  Opera programs  Pictorial works  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  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( )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,021 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's Tosca by Luigi Illica( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 4,944 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
Puccini, Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Puccini's MANON LESCAUT, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 35 music highlight examples
Mozart's The magic flute by Emanuel Schikaneder( )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 4,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 4,772 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 4,698 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
Madam Butterfly = Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 4,536 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( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 3,956 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( )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Puccini's TURANDOT, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by side, and over 20 music highlight examples
Mozart's Don Giovanni = Don Juan by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's Don giovanni has been considered an extraordinary work of genius, and possibly the most perfect opera ever written: "the opera of all operas."
Mozart's Così fan tutte by Lorenzo Da Ponte( )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,320 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( )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation A complete, newly translated LIBRETTO of Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO featuring Music Highlight Examples and Italian/English translation side-by-side
Verdi's La Traviata by Francesco Maria Piave( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's Otello by Arrigo Boito( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,072 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 3,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss's Salome by Richard Strauss( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,979 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 2,826 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 2,481 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 by Burton D Fisher( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Languages
English (217)