La forza del destino (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Sinfonia (Overture)

 Complete Performance
#278229 - 10.27MB - 8:58 -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14) - - !N/!N/!N - 5294x

MP3 file (audio)
Cypressdome (2013/4/20)

Performer Pages:

University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)

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Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Performed 7 December 2002. From Internet Archive

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 Overture and Act I
#114817 - 7.75MB, 107 pp. -  5.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (65- V/V/V - 49257x

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Daphnis (2011/8/24)

 Act II
#114818 - 13.27MB, 181 pp. -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (20- V/V/V - 10525x

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Daphnis (2011/8/24)

 Act III
#114819 - 15.34MB, 210 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (17- V/V/V - 8297x

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Daphnis (2011/8/24)

 Act IV
#114820 - 8.51MB, 116 pp. -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (20- V/V/V - 8314x

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Daphnis (2011/8/24)

PMLP55369-Verdi - La forza del destino - Act I (orch. score).pdf
Language:

Italian

Publisher Info.:

Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).

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Mineola: Dover Publications, 1991.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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600dpi

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 Overture
#400671 - 12.42MB, 41 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 678x

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QuinnMason (2015/11/25)

PMLP55369-Destino Overture Only.pdf
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Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904)

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Parts

Sinfonia (Overture)

 Flute, Piccolo
#301923 - 0.31MB, 6 pp. -  4.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 4490x

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 Oboe 1, 2
#301924 - 0.25MB, 5 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 2935x

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 Clarinet 1, 2
#301925 - 0.28MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 5336x

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 Bassoon 1, 2
#301926 - 0.32MB, 6 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 2546x

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 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4
#301927 - 0.57MB, 12 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 3346x

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 Trumpet 1, 2, 3
#301928 - 0.23MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 4010x

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 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba
#301929 - 0.59MB, 11 pp. -  5.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (15- V/V/V - 5052x

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 Timpani, Percussion
#301930 - 0.19MB, 3 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3419x

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 Harp 1, 2
#301931 - 0.41MB, 7 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/V/V - 3280x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Violins I
#301932 - 0.35MB, 4 pp. -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (19- V/V/V - 7224x

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 Violins II
#301933 - 0.31MB, 4 pp. -  5.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 4039x

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 Violas
#301934 - 0.26MB, 4 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3333x

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 Cellos
#301935 - 0.29MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 3702x

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 Double Basses
#301936 - 0.22MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 2956x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

PMLP55369-01.Verdi-La-Forza-flutes.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).

Reprinted:

Detroit: Lucks Music Library, n.d.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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String parts have bowings from Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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 Violins I
#301128 - 4.51MB, 7 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1527x

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 Violins II
#301129 - 3.39MB, 6 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 776x

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 Violas
#301130 - 2.91MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 657x

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 Cellos
#301131 - 3.94MB, 7 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 768x

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 Basses
#301132 - 3.06MB, 5 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 659x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/10/30)

PMLP55369-verdi.vln1.pdf
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Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Clarinet 1, 2 (B)
#388340 - 0.09MB, 4 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 302x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F)
#388341 - 0.11MB, 8 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 209x

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 Trumpet 1, 2 (B)
#388342 - 0.07MB, 4 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 242x

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 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Cimbasso
#388343 - 0.13MB, 8 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 238x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

PMLP55369-clarinet.pdf
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CAOSManchester

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CAOSManchester

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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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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 Harp 2 cues for strings
#388365 - 0.03MB, 4 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 129x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

PMLP55369-Forza harp cue.pdf
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CAOSManchester

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CAOSManchester

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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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 Bass Clarinet (B)
#24655 - 0.08MB, 2 pp. -  7.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- !N/!N/!N - 3274x

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Staveg (2008/12/6)

PMLP55369-FORZA BCln.pdf
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Stave Ganny

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Stave Ganny

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 Violins I
#24550 - 0.94MB, 4 pp. -  7.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- !N/!N/!N - 8032x

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Yusuf Yalcin (2008/11/18)

PMLP55369-Verdi-ForzaOverureVn1.pdf
Editor:

Yusuf Yalçın

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Edition Y.Y. 2006

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Vocal Scores

 Complete Score
#24552 - 7.77MB, 335 pp. -  3.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14- V/V/V - 16215x

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Caprotti (2008/11/18)

PMLP55369-Verdi - La forza del destino (1869) bw.pdf
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Italian

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Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d. Plate L.E. 2205.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete Score
#30542 - 16.12MB, 367 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (38- V/V/V - 24527x

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Perlnerd666 (2009/4/19)

PMLP55369-forza.pdf
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Italian

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Milan: Ricordi, n.d.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Piano solo (Composer)

 Complete Score
#80094 - 11.21MB, 103 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 9401x

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Massenetique (2010/9/29)

PMLP55369-Verdi - La forza del destino PS.pdf
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Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate L.E. 3000.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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La vergine degli angeli (Act II, Finale)

For Mixed Chorus (Alici)

 Complete score
#399257 - 0.08MB, 3 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 417x

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Gdac (2015/11/11)

La vergine degli angeli.PNG
Arranger:

Guido Alici

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Guido Alici

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

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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/Sections 4 acts
  • Act I
  • Act II
  • Act III
  • Act IV
Year/Date of Composition 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 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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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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