Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (Libretto)

Books | Opera

Publisher: G. Schirmer
Artist: Giuseppe Verdi
Format: Sheet Music | Libretto
Falstaff, a lyric comedy in three acts, is based on Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives Of Windsor' and passages from 'Henry IV'. It was both Verdi's last opera and his his first comic opera in over fifty years; it has always retained its place as o0ne of the finest operas ever written. The libretto was by Arrigo Boito, and this edition contains both the original text and an English translation by Walter Ducloux. Also includes a synopsis of the plot and a historical note on the opera and composer.
No of pages: 40
Language: English, Italian
Catalogue No: GS34018

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            California, Scotland GB Not a musician.
            I bought a CD of Verdi's Falstaff sans the libretto some years ago. I have therefore never fully enjoyed the listening experience. Since receiving the booklet I am finally able to follow the narrative in English and to enjoy the humour. Should have acquired the product years ago.
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            Confirmed purchase: 07 August 2018
            Published on: 21 August 2018
            10 out of 10


            Reading Berkshire GB
            Clear consise libretto in English and original language.
            Confirmed purchase: 30 April 2014
            Published on: 22 June 2014

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