Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian opera composer. The book opens with a complete chronology of Donizetti's life (1797-1848) and career, relating it to contemporary events. The balance of the book details secondary resources and other works, including general sources, catalogs, correspondence, biographical sources, critical works; production/review sources, singers and theaters, and the individual operas.

part I|2 pages

PART I General Sources

chapter 2|4 pages

Discographies and Videographies

chapter 3|4 pages

Plot Summaries

chapter 4|2 pages


part II|2 pages

PART II Catalogs

chapter 5|6 pages


part III|2 pages

PART III Correspondence

chapter 6|4 pages


part IV|2 pages

PART IV Biographical Sources

chapter 7|8 pages


part V|2 pages

PART V Critical Studies

chapter 8|38 pages

Critical Studies

part VI|2 pages

PART VI Production and Review Sources

chapter 9|6 pages

Production and Review Sources

part VII|2 pages

PART VII Singers and Theaters

chapter 10|14 pages

Singers and Theaters

part VIII|2 pages

PART VIII The Complete Operas

chapter 11|142 pages

The Operas

part IX|2 pages

PART IX Other Works

chapter 12|6 pages

Critical Studies of Other Works

chapter 13|10 pages

Discography of Other Works