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Maestro, a musical journey through Venice Part 4 Verdi and Venetian theatre

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Alternate title:Verdi and Venetian theatre
Five centuries of music in Venice
Summary:Fourth program in a series of five on the history of music in Venice. This program covers the 19th century and includes the rise of Rossini, the triumphant premieres at La Fenice Theatre, the overthrow of the Austrian occupation as Verdi became a folk hero, and the death of Wagner in Venice.
Contributor:Swann, Christopher
Sutcliffe, Tony
Robinson, Jillian
Landon, H. C. Robbins 1926 (Howard Chandler Robbins)
Norwich, John Julius 1929
Jayston, Michael 1936
Shanks, Rosalind
Ciacca, Mauritzio Deni
Rossini, Gioacchino 1792-1868
Verdi, Giuseppe 1813-1901
Provider:Orchestra Festival Musica 900 A Trenta
Robclif (Firm)
SEPT (Television station : France)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Music Italy Venice 19th century History and criticism
Verdi, Giuseppe 1813-1901
Rossini, Gioacchino 1792-1868
Wagner, Richard 1813-1883
Teatro La Fenice
Credits:Host, John Julius Norwich ; readings by Michael Jayston, Rosalind Shanks ; Orchestra Festival Musica 900 A Trenta ; director, Mauritzio Deni Ciacca.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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