Winning score of the 3rd International Contest of Sacred Music Composition Pope Benedict XVI.
by Fulvio Venturi
The first bilingual volume dedicated to the great composer.
The life and career of the beloved Italian composer.
During his long artistic life Mascagni was a real star, loved and praised by the crowds. He created and anticipated fashion and style.
“Mascagni e il teatro d’opera” starts with the international acclaim triggered by Cavalleria rusticana, until the sad expression of Nerone. From the verismo operatic tradition to the symbolic orientalism of Iris, from the medioeval fairy tale revival of Isabeu to the macchiaioli-style sketches of Silvano, from the D'Annunzio aesthetism of Parisina to the naif Lodoletta...
With the Patronage of Comitato Promotore Maestro Pietro Mascagni