The World of Composers: Verdi : Verdi's great musical compositions reflect his mastery of vocal music, especially the opera. This account of Verdi's life begins with his childhood in Italy, where he was lavished with warm affection from his parents. With colorful illustrations and lively narrative, the book tells the story of Verdi's development as a composer, which began with the old-fashioned upright piano given to him by his parents. The stories behind the compositions of his well-known operas, Aida, Nabucco, and Falstaff, are told in rich detail. For music-lovers and those just discovering the world of the creative arts, Verdi is the perfect guide both for research and for leisure reading. Grades 1 to 5.
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