Stendhal avec Memoirs of Rossini (English Edition)
This vintage book comprises a fascinating and insightful biography of Gioachino Antonio Rossini, the famous opera composer who composed thirty-nine operas and was once considered the most popular opera composer in the world. This biography, written by the nineteenth-century French writer Stendhal, is highly recommended for those with an interest in the life and mind of this most accomplished opera composer, and it will be of special interest to collectors of antiquarian literature of this ilk. The chapters of this book biography include: "Era of the Beau Ideal in Music", "Cimarosa", "Paisiello", "History of the Inter-Regnum Between Cimarosa and Rossini", "Mayer", "Critical View of his Talents and Principal Productions", "Account of His Principal Works", "Mozart in Italy", "Anecdote for his Works", "Rossini goes to Milan", "Decoration of the Scale", etcetera. We are republishing this vintage work now in an affordable, modern edition, complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.