Giacomo Puccini

LibriVox recording of a Puccini biography by Wakeling Dry
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LibriVox recording of Giacomo Puccini by Wakeling Dry.
Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi

This biography of Puccini was written while the composer was at the height of his career. Besides the usual biographical information, the author summarizes and discusses Puccini's works to this point, including Le Villi, Edgar, Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly (which was in production at the time of this writing). - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi

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M4B Audiobook (88MB)

  1. Puccini, and the Opera in General (13.1Mb)
  2. Puccini's Early Life (16Mb)
  3. The Puccini of Today and Yesterday (15.7Mb)
  4. Le Villi (16Mb)
  5. Edgar (15.3Mb)
  6. Manon (27.4Mb)
  7. La Boheme (22.7Mb)
  8. Tosca (28Mb)
  9. Madama Butterfly (21.6Mb)

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