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Giuseppe Verdi

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Giuseppe Verdi
Giussepe Verdi's Life, Musical Training, and Style
Human Drama
28 full length operas
Nabucco; Rigoletto
Shakespearian works:
Otelo and Falstaff
Born Oct. 1813, Died Jan. 1901
Parents: Luigia Uttini and Carlo Giuseppe Verdi
Talented at a young age
Moved to Milan
Returned to Busseto in 1836
"Retired" after the completion of Mesa da Requiem
Finished Otelo and Flastaff in his 70's.
Guiseppe's Opera
Nabucco: Va Pensiero
Verdi's Requiem Mass
La Donna è Mobile
from Verdi's opera
Works Cited
Music Samples's of Verdi's Marvelous Works

Musical Training
Began studying at 12 with local organist

Applied at the Milan Conservatory

Studied under Vincenzo Lavigna
Yudkin, Jeremy. Understanding Music. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, 2013. Print.

"Giuseppe Verdi." 2014. The Biography Channel website. Mar 29 2014, 02:50 http://www.biography.com/people/giuseppe-verdi-9517249.

Great Performances. Macmillan, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2014. <http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/education/verdi.html>.

Youtube. N.p., 2014. Web. 29 Mar. 2014. <http://www.youtube.com/>
Musical Style
Romantic Era
More fluid than recitative aria in previous operas
Melody and rhythm
Gift for vocal writing
Depth and richness
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