Contents

Cover

Acknowledgements

List of Illustrations

Preface to the Second Edition

David Chandler:

Introduction: Puccini’s Great Rival

Further Reading

Note on the Texts

Abbreviations

Domenico Luigi Pardini:

Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca

Appendix 1: Catalani’s Family Background

Appendix 2: Catalani’s Teacher, Fortunato Magi

Appendix 3: La Wally in Lucca, 1892: The Accounts

Appendix 4: Catalani’s Loves (David Chandler)

Giovanni Battista Nappi:

In Memory of Alfredo Catalani

Raffaello Barbiera:

The Sorrowful Star of Alfredo Catalani

David Chandler:

Carlo Paladini and Catalani’s Letters:
An Appeal for Information

Catalani on Compact Disc

 

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