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Maffei, Andrea 1798-1885

Overview
Works: 443 works in 1,336 publications in 6 languages and 7,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Vocal scores  Live sound recordings  Librettos  History  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Librettist, Translator, Author, Honoree, Creator, Editor, Lyricist, Other, Dubious author, Adapter, Singer, Dedicatee
Classifications: M1500.V48, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Andrea Maffei
Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

73 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Macbeth : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I masnadieri : opera tragica in quattro atti = a tragic opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

58 editions published between 1846 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Book )

24 editions published between 1847 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi came to Shakespeare through Italian translation and had never seen Macbeth on stage when he wrote his first version of the opera in 1847. Giorgio Melchiori draws a parallel between the conditions in which the playwright and the composer were working and compares their achievements. The supernatural was a vital element in both conceptions: the opera is "in the fantastic style", with bizarre music for the witches' dances and choruses. Theatre historian Michael Booth vividly introduces the staging of Shakespeare in the nineteenth century. Harold Powers discusses how the dramatic situations
Macbeth : opera in four acts by Francesco Maria Piave( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : (melodramma in four acts) = (melodramma in quattro atti) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I masnadieri : melodramma (in quattro atti) = a tragic opera (in four acts) by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : melodramma in quattro atti by Giuseppe Verdi( )

15 editions published between 1847 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : melodramma in quattro atti = melodramma in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I masnadieri : a melodrama in four parts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

in Italian and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guglielmo Ratcliff : tragedia in quattro atti di Enrico Heine by Pietro Mascagni( )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigand life in Italy: a history of Bourbonist reaction by Andrea Maffei( Book )

6 editions published between 1865 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guglielmo Ratcliff by Pietro Mascagni( Recording )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guglielmo Ratcliff is spurned by Maria, an aristocrat's daughter. He murders both her subsequent suitors, presenting his beloved with their wedding rings attached to their severed hands
Recollections of Massimo D'Azeglio by Massimo d' Azeglio( Book )

11 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carteggio inedito Maffei-Zanella by Andrea Maffei( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I masnadieri melodramma in quattro atti by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

L'Ottocento di Andrea Maffei : Museo civico, Comune di Riva del Garda, 21 giugno-30 agosto 1987 by Andrea Maffei( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Macbeth
Alternative Names
Andrea Maffei Italiaans taalkundige (1798-1885)

Andrea Maffei Italian poet, translator and librettist

Andrea Maffei italienischer Schriftsteller, Librettist und Übersetzer

Andrea Maffei poeta italiano

Maffei, A. 1798-1885

Maffei, André

Maffei André 1798-1885

Maffei Andrea

Maffei, Andrea 1798-1885

Maffei Scipion 1798-1885

Ανδρέας Μάφφεϊ

אנדראה מאפאי

אנדראה מאפיה

アンドレア・マッフェイ

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I masnadieri : opera tragica in quattro atti = a tragic opera in four actsMacbethMacbeth : (melodramma in four acts) = (melodramma in quattro atti)Macbeth : melodramma in quattro attiMacbeth : melodramma in quattro atti = melodramma in four actsBrigand life in Italy: a history of Bourbonist reaction