PUCCINI AT WORK, OVER FOUR YEARS, ON HIS NEW OPERA TOSCA. Puccini, 1 page, 5.5 x 3.5, in Italian (translated), on a postcard, Torre del Lago, c. The greatest Italian opera composer of his time who wrote a number of operas, including his three most famous works. In part: Most kind Sig[nore] Cortesi. I thank you for your articles and the kind… Comes with a wonderful 4.75 x 6.75 original portrait photo of Puccini that is mounted on a mat board. The handwritten letter has a tiny tear and minor chips at top edge and left corner, minor age toning, and remnants of prior mounting at left edge on the address side, otherwise both items are in fine condition. Premiered at the Teatro Costanzi. In Rome on 14 January 1900. The work, based on. Piece set in Rome in June 1800, with the Kingdom of Naples’s. Control of Rome threatened by Napoleon’s invasion of Italy. It contains depictions of torture, murder and suicide, as well as some of Puccini’s best-known lyrical arias. Puccini saw Sardou’s play when it was touring Italy in 1889 and wrote a letter to his publisher begging him to get Sardou’s permission for the work to be made into an opera: I see in this Tosca the opera I need, with no overblown proportions, no elaborate spectacle, nor will it call for the usual excessive amount of music. After some vacillation he obtained the rights to turn the work into an opera in 1895. Turning the wordy French play into a succinct Italian opera took four years. The power of its score and the inventiveness of its orchestration have been widely acknowledged. The dramatic force of. And its characters continues to fascinate both performers and audiences, and the work remains one of the most frequently performed operas. Many recordings of the work have been issued, both of studio and live performances. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. YES, WE DO OFFER A LAYAWAY PLAN. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL HAND SIGNED AUTOGRAPH. We do not sell reprints or facsimile autographs. This is our 34. We closed our retail galleries and now are totally internet sales oriented. We are a long-time member of UACC #RD337, PADAH, and the Manuscript Society. Our collectibles make for fantastic additions to long standing collections, great starting points for new collectors looking for trusted authentic material, and make for a truly unique gifts for that special person in your life or corporate gift for a special client. History Makers Autographs offers one of the strongest guarantees available by any dealer. We unconditionally guarantee the authenticity of the document/artwork , without time limit, to the original purchaser. Every item we sell comes with a Certificate of Authenticity clearly stating this guarantee. International Buyers Please Note. The item “GIACOMO PUCCINI HANDWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED ABOUT WORKING ON ITALIAN OPERA TOSCA” is in sale since Sunday, March 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “stevnowli_0″ and is located in Nokomis, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Signed by: GIACOMO PUCCINI
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