La forza del destino (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Sinfonia (Overture)

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Cypressdome (2013/4/20)

Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
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Misc. Notes Performed 7 December 2002. From Internet Archive
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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Sinfonia (Overture)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Misc. Notes String parts have bowings from Detroit Symphony Orchestra
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Misc. Notes Clarinet, horn and trumpet parts transposed to the "normal" pitches for modern orchestras, plus cues added to all brass parts. Source = Ricordi ed. ERRATA: end of footnote to the trombone part should read "...Trombone II should be used in preference to III."
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Misc. Notes Additional cues to be inserted into the violin 1 & 2, viola and bass parts between letters G and H, in case the 2nd harp is unavailable. Source = Ricordi ed.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d. Plate L.E. 2205.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano solo (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate L.E. 3000.
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Publisher. Info. Milano: G. Ricordi, n.d.[1869?]. Plate 41312, 47-70.
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Sinfonia

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La vergine degli angeli (Act II, Finale)

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Misc. Notes Choral arrangement in F major (SATB), without solos
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General Information

Work Title La forza del destino
Alternative. Title The Force of Destiny
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
  • Act I
  • Act II
  • Act III
  • Act IV
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1862
First Performance. 1862-11-22 in St. Petersburg: Imperial Theatre
First Publication. 1862
Librettist Francesco Maria Piave (1810-1876)
after Don Álvaro, o La fuerza del sino (1835), by Ángel de Saavedra (1791-1865)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Il Marchese Di Calatrava (basso)
Leonora (soprano)
Don Carlo di Vargas (baritone)
Don Alvaro (tenore)
Preziosilla, giovane zingara (mezzo-soprano)
Padre Guardiano (basso profondo)
Fra Melitone (baritono brillante)
Curra, cameriera di Leonora (mezzo-soprano)
Un Alcade (basso)
Mastro Trabuco, mulattiere, poi, rivendugliolo (tenor)
Un Chirurgo militare spagnuolo (tenor)
Mixed Chorus
Mulattieri, Peasani spagnuoli e italiani, Soldati spagnuoli e italiani d'ogni arma, Ordinanze relative, Reclute italiane, Frati Francescani, Poveri questuanti.
Paesane e Vivandiere spagnuole ed italiane, Povere questuanti.
Paesani, Paesane e Vivandiere spagnuole ed italiane, Soldati spagnuoli ed italiani.
Oste, Ostessa, Servi d'osteria, Mulattieri, Soldati italiani e spagnuoli d'ogni arma, Tamburini, Trombe, Paesane e Fanciulli delle due nazioni, Saltimbanco; Venditori d'ogni specie
Pit-Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (2nd also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, cimbasso* (contrabass trombone or tuba)
timpani, side drum, bass drum, 2 harps, strings
Onstage Instruments
6 trumpets, 4 (or 8) side drums, organ
Related Works Pieces based on 'La forza del destino'
External Links Wikipedia article
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Synopsis (English)
Libretto (original language)
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Extra Information *The Cimbasso often encountered in Verdi operas is part of the trombone family but it is in the same range as the contrabass trombone or tuba.

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