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Puccini and The Girl: History and Reception of The Girl of the Golden West
Set in the American West during the California Gold Rush, La fanciulla del West marked a significant departure from Giacomo Puccini's previous and best- known works. Puccini and the Girl is the first book to explore this important but often misunderstood opera that became the earliest work by a major European composer to receive an American premiere when it opened at New Y ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published December 15th 2004 by University of Chicago Press
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