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Aida (Verdis Opera Aida) (Con Babetta alla scoperta dellopera Giuseppe Verdi

Aida (Verdis Opera Aida) (Con Babetta alla scoperta dellopera

Giuseppe Verdi

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This is one of the most beloved operas by Giuseppe Verdi. The story is skilfully retold for children through the words of Monica Lapenta and wonderful illustrations by Barbara Mancini, and ispresented simultaneously in four languages (Italian,MoreThis is one of the most beloved operas by Giuseppe Verdi. The story is skilfully retold for children through the words of Monica Lapenta and wonderful illustrations by Barbara Mancini, and ispresented simultaneously in four languages (Italian, English, French, & Spanish) on the finest Italian paper.Aida is a young and beautiful Ethiopian princess who was captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. She lives in the pharaohs palace where she serves his daughter, Amneris. Aida meets Radames, a military commander, and they fall in love. Egypt is about to go to war with Ethiopia and Radames hopes to be named commander of the Egyptian army. He wants to come back from the war victorious so that he can ask the pharaoh for Aidas freedom. Meanwhile, Aida is desperate because the man she loves is about to fight against her father. She does not know what destiny has in store for her!This book rendering is suitable for introducing children to classical opera in a fun and engaging way, and will be enjoyed by people of all ages. The simultaneous telling of the story in four languages also allows the reader to compare words and phrases across the translations, and tell the same story four ways!For other multi-lingual operatic stories by Paramica Publishing, check out the series Con Babetta alla scoperta dellopera (Discovering Opera with Babetta). Other titles include: La Cenerentola (Rossinis Cinderella), La Gazza Ladra (Rossinis The Thieving Magpie), Aida (Verdis Aida), Madama Batterfly (Puccinis Madame Butterfly), Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagnis Cavalleria Rusticana), and others.