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Fisher, Burton D.

Overview
Works: 598 works in 1,926 publications in 1 language and 313,114 library holdings
Genres: Librettos  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Autobiographies  Opera programs  Stories, plots, etc  Pictorial works  Drama 
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( )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 5,013 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 5,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Puccini's TOSCA, 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
Puccini, Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,996 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( )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 4,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with German/English translation side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 4,838 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 4,753 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 4,583 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 3,989 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( )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,666 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 3,515 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 3,358 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( )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,333 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 3,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aïda by Antonio Ghislanzoni( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 3,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Verdi's AIDA, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with ItalianEnglish side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
Verdi's Otello by Arrigo Boito( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 3,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to Verdi's OTELLO, featuring insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis, a complete, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English translation side-by side, and over 30 music highlight examples
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 3,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Strauss's Salome by Richard Strauss( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 3,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,015 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 2,854 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 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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