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Tosca
Late-romantic opera

Tosca (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtoska; ˈtɔska]) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on 14 January 1900. The work, based on ...

... Braccini's multi-language music dictionary in English, German, French, and Italian, is reviewed (Schott, 2009). ...
... Reports on the rising popularity of Italian-language music in Brazil, noting several releases ... Italian-language music and questions how the trend ever developed. ...
... publications listed are all in either French, English, Danish, Italian, Sweedish, German, or Dutch. ...
... translation process. She comments on the differences between the English language and the 19th-century Italian language. ... " into Italian. She sang and played the songs for months to get used to them before she began the ...
... Cheri Montgomery's book draws on words commonly found in the art song repertoire in English, Italian, German, and French. ...
... A study of two-letter vowel sequences in the Italian language is presented. Since Italian ... phoneticians and writers of Italian lyric diction have taken various approaches on these vowel sequences ...
... Kolb's monograph on composer Joseph Weigl and the introduction of his Italian and German language operas, is reviewed (LIT Verlag, 2006). ...
... "Sweeney Todd" musical, are presented. Along with the original lyrics are the Italian translation and the translation from Italian back into English. ...
... Rice reviews an Italian-language biography of 19th-century Italian clarinetist Ernesto Cavallini. (Accademia Italiana del Clarinetto) ...
... Reviews a handbook (Oxford U Press, 1999, 180p, $19.95) for vocalists on Italian, German and ...
... This Italian-language book about music and society in Umbria during the Medieval and Renaissance periods is reviewed (Speculum Musicae, 1998). ...
... Reviews a language handbook for performing musicians and others who seek reading and speaking ... knowledge of German, French, and Italian (Pendragon Press, 1993, 499p, $54 hardbound). The book ...
Revue de presse
La Tribune de l'Orgue (2006) Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 57-59
... in German, Dutch, French, English, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, and Danish, such as "Musik und ...
... Nicola Guillani's bilingual Italian-English language biography is reviewed (Fantigrafica). ...
... general agreement concerning the superiority of Italian as a language for singing may have grown by ... Questions why Italian is so favored by singers, noting the advantages of English, French, German ... , and Spanish. Comments on the purity and openness of the vowel sounds in Italian. Addresses how the ...
The Bookshelf: "Operatic Italian"
Opera Journal (2012) Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 41-45
... than 750 frequently performed art songs written in German, Italian and French. (Oxford University Press) ...
... Italian is known to be a very singable language, especially for legato singing, due to its high ... singability language because of its high number of consonants and complex consonant clusters. Using this ... criterion, Finnish has been described as being very similar to Italian and, therefore, like Italian ...