The Resource Giuseppe Verdi, [written and narrated by] Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)

Giuseppe Verdi, [written and narrated by] Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)

Label
Giuseppe Verdi
Title
Giuseppe Verdi
Statement of responsibility
[written and narrated by] Jeremy Siepmann
Title variation
Verdi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the possible exception of Mozart, Verdi is the most popular opera composer who ever lived. Quite early in his career his tunes were being cranked out by barrel organs throughout Europe and were well known to many who may never even have heard his name. But the complex man behind them remains elusive and puzzling. In this portrait-in-sound, Jeremy Siepmann and a group of distinguished actors take an in-depth look behind the popular image of a man who was, and perhaps remains, the most enduring national hero in Italian history and a colossus in the history of music itself. Here, Verdi comes alive through an utterly committed portrayal by Freddie Jones. The composer's larger-than-life personality, with all its self-indulgent outbursts and irresistible expressions of artistic genius, is here conveyed in a unique and touching way. We can follow his path, as exemplary passages of music are smoothly intermingled with spoken text. Jeremy Siepmann's narration is enthralling and detailed, and the character behind this most fervently Italian music is fascinating to discover
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Siepmann, Jeremy
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Jeremy Seipmann with Freddie Jones as Verdi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Freddie
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Composers
  • Operas
  • Overtures
  • Orchestral music
  • Chamber music
  • Symphonies
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Giuseppe Verdi, [written and narrated by] Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11137480
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843793779
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11137480
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Giuseppe Verdi, [written and narrated by] Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11137480
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843793779
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11137480
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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