Monday, December 22, 2008

Happy birthday, Giacomo

Today is the 150th anniversary of Giacomo Puccini's birth. Of course, the Polley Music Library has a special display to celebrate. We have biographies about Puccini, books about his operas, opera vocal scores and libretti, DVDs, and CDs. A few of the books on display include:

  • The Unknown Puccini
  • Puccini Without Excuses
  • Puccini and the Girl
  • The Puccini Companion
  • Monsieur Butterfly
  • The Operas of Puccini
  • Puccini: a Biography

For listening or viewing, check out the following operas:

  • La Boheme
  • Madama Butterfly
  • Tosca
  • Turandot
  • La Fanciulla del West (Girl of the Golden West)
  • Manon Lescaut
  • Gianni Schicchi
  • La Rondine
  • Suor Angelica
  • Il Tabarro
  • Edgar
  • Le Villi

Happy birthday, Giacomo!

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