Pocketful of lyrics
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The Donald Pippin Collection is a digital collection that consists primarily of Pippin's numerous English translations of operatic librettos. Additional materials include facsimiles of over 300 print media reviews of Pocket Opera productions; copies of two anthologies published by Pippin, "A pocketful of lyrics" and "As the lights go...: tales from the opera"; a speech on Offenbach given by Pippin in San Francisco in 1996; a tribute ode by Anne Dudley on the occasion of Pippin's 60th birthday; and finally an interview with Pippin published in Journal Français d'Amérique in 1996. Items can be viewed via the finding aid.
- Pippin, Donald (Author)
Alternate title : A world of lyrics. This file contains Pippin's English translations for arias from multiple operas along with texts for introductory and linking narrations and, in some cases, graphics of music notation for the first lines of the arias. At the end of the document is list of operas that Pippin has translated to English. Arias included are from the following operas: Marriage of Figaro/Mozart -- Don Giovanni/Mozart -- Cosi fan tutte (The way of women)/Mozart -- Abduction from the seraglio=Yanked from the harem/Mozart -- Magic flute/Mozart -- Barber of Seville/Rossini -- Cenerentola=Cinderella/Rossini -- Italian girl in Algeria/Rossini -- Count Ory/Rossini -- Elixir of love/Donizetti -- Don Pasquale/Donizetti -- Lucia di Lammermoor/Donizetti -- Lucrezia Borgia/Donizetti -- Macbeth/Verdi -- Rigoletto/Verdi -- Traviata/Verdi -- Falstaff/Verdi -- Halka/Moniuszko -- Haunted manor/Moniuszko -- Orpheus in the underworld/Offenbach -- Belle Helene/Offenbach -- Vie Parisienne/Offenbach -- Bandits/Offenbach -- Bridge of sighs : Carnival in Venice/Offenbach -- Perichole/Offenbach -- Princess of Trebizonde/Offenbach -- Bluebeard/Offenbach -- Tales of Hoffman/Offenbach -- Bartered bride/Smetana -- Two widows/Smetana -- Carmen/Bizet -- Eugene Onegin/Tchaikovsky -- Queen of Spades/Tchaikovsky -- Manon/Massenet -- Boheme/Puccini -- Madame Butterfly/Puccini -- Tosca/Puccini -- Manon Lescaut/Puccini -- Rondine=The swallow/Puccini -- Merry widow/Lehar -- Cunning little vixen/Janacek.
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