Edgar (Puccini, Giacomo)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d. (1905). Plate 126795.
Reprinted Miami, FL: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d. (ca. 1984). Catalog A 5739.
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Editor Carlo Carignani (1857–1919), piano reduction
Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1905. Plate 110490.
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General Information

Work Title Edgar
Alternative. Title Dramma lirico
Composer Puccini, Giacomo
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. S.62
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts (originally 4 acts)
  • Act I
O fior del giorno (Fidelia)
Già il mandorlo vicino (Fidelia)
. Questo amor, vergogna mia (Frank)
Tu il cuor mi strazi (Tigrana)
  • Act II
O soave vision (Edgar)
  • Act III
Prelude
Addio, addio mio dolce amor! (Fidelia)
Nel villaggio d'Edgar (Fidelia)
Bella signora il pianto sciupa gli occhi (Edgar)
O lebbra, sozzura del mondo (Edgar)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1889 (rev. 1890, 1891, 1905)
First Performance. 1889-04-21 in Milan, Teatro alla Scala
First Publication. 1890 (1890, 1905)
Librettist Ferdinando Fontana (1850-1919)
after La Coupe et les lèvres by Alfred de Musset (1810–1857)
Language Italian
Dedication Giulio Ricordi (1840-1912)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2.5 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Edgar (tenor)
Gualtiero (bass)
Frank (Baritone)
Fidelia (soprano)
Tigrana (Soprano)
Mixed Chorus (SSSTTBB, children)
Contadini, Contadine, Cortigiane, Convitati, Soldati,
Monaci, Popolo, Fanciulli, Fanciulle, Valletti
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass trombone
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, team-tam, carillon, bell, 4 drums,
timbrel, harp, organ, strings
On stage instruments
8 trumpets
External Links Wikipedia article
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Misc. Comments

  • First performed in 4 acts, later revised into 3 acts; final revision 1905 in 3 acts.

Publication History

Original publisher: Milan: R. Stabilimento Tito di Gio. Ricordi e Francesco Lucca di G. Ricordi & C.

Full Scores
  • 1st edition: 1905. Plate #126795 (Version 4, 1905 - 3 vols.)
  • Reprinted by Kalmus (A5739 - 2 vols.)
Vocal Scores

Piano reduction by Carlo Carignani (1857-1919)

  • 1st edition: 1890. Plate #53736, 381 pages (Version 2, 4 acts)
  • 2nd edition: 1892. Plate #53736, 248 pages (Version 3, 3 acts) "Nuova edizione"
  • 3rd edition: 1905. Plate #110490, 202 pages (Version 4, 3 acts)
  • The final version has been reprinted by Kalmus, Belwin, etc.



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