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The Librettist of Venice

The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo da Ponte Mozart"s Poet, Casanova"s Friend, and Italian Opera"s Impresario in America

by Rodney Bolt

  • 236 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impresarios,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Librettists,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892250M
    ISBN 101596911182
    ISBN 109781596911185

    The Librettist of Venice; The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte; Mozart’s Poet, Casanova’s Friend, and Italian Opera’s Impresario in America by Rodney Bolt Edinburgh, U.K.: Bloomsbury, Carlo Osvaldo Goldoni (/ ɡ ɒ l ˈ d oʊ n i /, also US: / ɡ ɔː l ˈ-, ɡ oʊ l ˈ-/, Italian: [ˈkarlo oˈzvaldo ɡolˈdoːni]; 25 February – 6 February ) was an Italian playwright and librettist from the Republic of works include some of Italy's most famous and best-loved plays. Audiences have admired the plays of Goldoni for their ingenious mix of wit and honesty.

    Get this from a library! The librettist of Venice: the remarkable life of Lorenzo Da Ponte, Mozart's poet, Casanova's friend, and Italian opera's impresario in America. [Rodney Bolt] -- "Born into an Italian Jewish family in , Lorenzo Da Ponte would go on to become a Catholic, priest, a poet, a passionate lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from. The unique, romantic city of Venice makes a fascinating setting for novels, historical fiction, and mystery books. Here are my recommendations for books that take place in Venice, all of which I have read and enjoyed. We start with a coffee table book with stunning photos and author quotes.

    Lee "The Librettist of Venice The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte--Mozart's Poet, Casanova's Friend, and Italian Opera's Impre" por Rodney Bolt disponible en Rakuten Kobo. In , Lorenzo Da Ponte was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York. But since his birth into an Italian J. libretto (ləbrĕt`ō) [Ital.,=little book], the text of an opera or an oratorio. Although a play usually emphasizes an integrated plot, a libretto is most often a loose plot conn.


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The operatic life of the librettist for Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro. InLorenzo Da Ponte was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York. But since his birth into an Italian Jewish family inhe had already been a priest, a poet, the lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from teaching in Venice, the librettist for three of Mozart's most Cited by: 1.

The operatic life of the librettist for Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro. InLorenzo Da Ponte was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York. But since his birth into an Italian Jewish family inhe had already been a priest, a poet, the lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from teaching in Venice, the librettist for/5.

'The Librettist of Venice:' Mozart's Poet Lorenzo Da Ponte wrote the librettos for Don Giovanni and other Mozart operas. The Venice-born writer helped bring. The Librettist of Venice: The Remarkable Life of Lorenzo Da Ponte--Mozart's Poet, Casanova's Friend, and Italian Opera's Impre - Kindle edition by Bolt, Rodney.

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Buy The Librettist of Venice - eBook at The Venice-born writer helped bring the Mozart's works to life, seeming to know exactly what the composer wanted to say, the author of a new Da Ponte biography says.

'The Librettist of Venice. InLorenzo Da The Librettist of Venice book was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York.

But since his birth into an Italian Jewish family inhe had already been a priest, a poet, the lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from teaching in Venice, the librettist for three of Mozart's most sublime operas, a collaborator with Salieri, a friend of Casanova, and a favorite 4/4(3).

Da Ponte, the subject of Rodney Bolt’s biography “The Librettist of Venice,” took himself very seriously, and yet he led a life that was itself a kind of lengthy comic opera. Already two biographies have appeared in Anthony Holden’s “Man Who Wrote Mozart,” so far available only in a British edition, and Rodney Bolt’s engaging “Librettist of Venice.

The Librettist of Venice by Rodney Bolt; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Friends and associates, Impresarios, Librettists; People: Giacomo Casanova (), Lorenzo Da Ponte (). Rodney Bolt’s The Librettist of Venice tells the tale of Lorenzo Da Ponte. “Mozart’s poet, Casanova’s friend, and Italian opera’s impresario in America,” Da Ponte “seemed at a single touch to turn gold to dust.” He is also called a phoenix, rising from each demise.

The book captures Da Ponte’s life in the larger story. InLorenzo Da Ponte was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York.

But since his birth into an Italian Jewish family inhe had already been a priest, a poet, the lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from teaching in Venice, the librettist for three of Mozart's most sublime operas, a collaborator with Salieri, a friend of Casanova, and a favorite.

The Librettist of Venice Rodney Bolt Bloomsbury th Avenue SuiteNew York, NY $ Lively biography of the Italian librettist of Mozart’s three most famous operas emphasizes his restless desire for distinction.

Lorenzo Da Ponte (–) insinuated himself into the elite cultural life of Venice, Vienna, London and New York through the sheer force of his energy, talent and boldness, avers Bolt (History Play, ).Born to Jewish parents in the State of Venice, Da Ponte. About The Librettist of Venice.

InLorenzo Da Ponte was the proprietor of a small grocery store in New York. But since his birth into an Italian Jewish family inhe had already been a priest, a poet, the lover of many women, a scandalous Enlightenment thinker banned from teaching in Venice, the librettist for three of Mozart's most sublime operas, a collaborator with Salieri, a.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. A tendency to more lyrical treatment of the text developed in Venice, however, and purely musical demands began to outweigh strict subservience to the poetry. Despite the enhancement of the composer’s role, full operatic scores were rarely printed.

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librettist synonyms, librettist pronunciation, librettist translation, English dictionary definition of librettist. n. The author of a libretto. n the author of a libretto n.

the writer of a libretto.