Public Diplomacy Overseas" 1990; and "Arias, Cabalettas
and Foreign Affairs: A Public Diplomat's Quasi-Musical Memoir" 2008.
It is quite lovely and melodic, with ample cantabiles and cabalettas
, but seems inappropriate for this tragic story of a cursed man and the woman who will die for him.
Tuch recalled, Arias, Cabalettas
, and Foreign Affairs: A Public Diplomat's Quasi-Musical Memoir, Memoirs and Occasional Papers / Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (Washington, DC: New Academia/Vellum, 2008), 60.
So taken all in all, system for system, the cabalettas
are still better.
He is the author of "Communicating with the World" and "Arias, Cabalettas
, and Foreign Affairs: A Public Diplomat's Quasi-Musical Memoir".
The opera was given complete, including reprises of cabalettas
. There was some.
Composer Luciano Berio wrote that it was his belief that around eight of these can be considered as true studies for scenes, arias, and cabalettas
in Verdi's operas.
Netrebko's spectacular Elvira from Bellini's I puritani is represented here with a rather tepid reading of "Qui lo voce," when one of the dazzling cabalettas
from the score would have been a much more exciting and memorable choice.
Public Diplomacy Overseas and most recently of Arias, Cabalettas
and Foreign Affairs: A Public Diplomat's Quasi-Musical Memoir.
Early 19th-century Italian operas, following what was known as the Rossini Code, were constructed in a series of slow, dramatically backwards-looking cantabile arias or ensembles, introduced by recitatives and followed by faster, forward-looking cabalettas
. There was usually a tempo di mezzo between these two formal structures, in which the plot was advanced by some new information, often introduced by an external messenger or a chorus.
Della Seta's discussion of the customary cutting of cabalettas
, for example, acknowledges a certain long-standing legitimacy to the practice.
Music-director-cum-pianist Raisa Nakhmanovich emphasized the musical drama while correctly keeping the cabalettas
slow, the cavatinas dreamy and the recitatives intense.