to the home page of the
American Institute for Verdi Studies, one of the world's leading
centers for the life and works of Giuseppe Verdi. Inaugurated at
New York University in 1976, the AIVS promotes
conferences, lectures, performances, and publications; it publishes the
the only English-language journal devoted to Verdi; it consults
leading performers and operatic institutions; and it provides support
for a variety of scholarly endeavors and projects, including the
ongoing publication of the Works
of Giuseppe Verdi in critical edition (University of Chicago Press
is also known for its Archive, which houses
microfilmed Verdi materials in the world. Students, scholars and
from around the world visit the AIVS Archive to access rare manuscript
and printed scores, thousands of librettos, vast amounts of
correspondence and archival records, stage and costume designs, and
19th-century periodicals. The AIVS Archive is located in the Elmer
Library at New York University.
To learn more about
the history, mission, collections, and activities of the AIVS, follow
the links on the left. If
you wish to make a donation to the AIVS, please follow this link or contact one of the
Co-Directors by e-mail at email@example.com.
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