Verdi And Ernani

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Rigoletto20000513

Verdi's biographer Mary Jane Phillips-Matz talks about the composer's long battle with the censors in some of his most famous works - including `Rigoletto', `La traviata' and `La forza del destino'. She considers how he dealt with this and whether or not he managed to overcome their attempts to stifle his creative powers.

Rigoletto20000513

Verdi's biographer Mary Jane Phillips-Matz talks about the composer's long battle with the censors in some of his most famous works - including `Rigoletto', `La traviata' and `La forza del destino'. She considers how he dealt with this and whether or not he managed to overcome their attempts to stifle his creative powers.