When it comes to explore the life and Work of great minds of the past, the contact with the heirs are often the biggest hurdle. Because not all of the descendants of the geniuses are cooperative. Only very few selected scientists, for example, the family of Verdi allowed access to a collection of 5000 sketch sheets, which were kept in the Villa of the composer in the town of Sant’Agata located in the Emilia-Romagna region.
but Now, enough with the secrecy is that The documents were made on Tuesday in digitized Form available for scientific purposes. And from the Italian Ministry of culture, which has taken away the Verdi heirs to the valuable documents in 2017, with a further 19 000 pages of manuscript from the Hand of the Maestro. The family had not been able to ensure adequate preservation of the treasures at the time was the Argument. Minister of culture, Alberto Bonisoli stressed that these documents were part of the national heritage.
For first drafts, he used aware of cheap "scrap paper".
sketches of a dozen Verdi operas are included in the now published collection, of the early Schiller-sound "Luisa Miller" and up to 44 years later founded opus ultimum "Falstaff". This allows insight into the workshop of the Tonsetzers. How intensively he worked primarily in his later years, to the scores, show the various versions that exist, both for the famous Credo of Iago from "Othello", as well as for the final Fugue of the "Falstaff," how now, "New York Times" reported. In addition, the different qualities of the paper, show that Giuseppe Verdi used for the first drafts must be aware of cheap "scrap paper".
The Original manuscripts of 23 of the 28 operas, Verdi's store in the archives of the Milan's Ricordi publishing house, but for the thousands of set drawings, costume designs and performance photos. And even there, the aim is to make the treasures to the Public in digitized Form.
On the Website www.archivioricordi. com, the exchange of letters between the publisher and founder, the composer, for example, is available, often even in the Original Italian and in English Translation. Full-text search, the information in the letters referred to people, plants or places, you can also retrieve. In the scanned score pages, a magnifying glass function allows you to look at the score close.More about
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Giuseppe Verdi was the greatest Money earner for the publisher. However, the Ricordis represented since the founding in 1807, also 3747 other composers, including Giacomo Puccini. And to let all on the site information.