La forza del destino (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Sinfonia (Overture)

 Complete Performance
#278229 - 10.27MB - 8:58 -  6.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12) - - !N/!N/!N - 5023x

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

Performer Pages:

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

Publisher Info.:

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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Sheet Music

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 Overture and Act I
#114817 - 7.75MB, 107 pp. -  5.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (62- V/V/V - 48906x

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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 - 10405x

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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 - 8162x

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Daphnis (2011/8/24)

 Act IV
#114820 - 8.51MB, 116 pp. -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (19- V/V/V - 8208x

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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).

Reprinted:

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. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 500x

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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 - 4354x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Oboe 1, 2
#301924 - 0.25MB, 5 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 2825x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Clarinet 1, 2
#301925 - 0.28MB, 5 pp. -  6.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 5198x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Bassoon 1, 2
#301926 - 0.32MB, 6 pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 2447x

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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 - 3232x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Trumpet 1, 2, 3
#301928 - 0.23MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3870x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba
#301929 - 0.59MB, 11 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14- V/V/V - 4918x

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 Timpani, Percussion
#301930 - 0.19MB, 3 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3323x

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 Harp 1, 2
#301931 - 0.41MB, 7 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/V/V - 3182x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/11/4)

 Violins I
#301932 - 0.35MB, 4 pp. -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (17- V/V/V - 7072x

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 Violins II
#301933 - 0.31MB, 4 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 3899x

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 Violas
#301934 - 0.26MB, 4 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 3229x

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 Cellos
#301935 - 0.29MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3583x

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 Double Basses
#301936 - 0.22MB, 4 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 2864x

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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]

Misc. Notes:

String parts have bowings from Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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 Violins I
#301128 - 4.51MB, 7 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1504x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/10/30)

 Violins II
#301129 - 3.39MB, 6 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 762x

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M.kowalski49 (2013/10/30)

 Violas
#301130 - 2.91MB, 5 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 647x

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 Cellos
#301131 - 3.94MB, 7 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 757x

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 Basses
#301132 - 3.06MB, 5 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 653x

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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 - 216x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F)
#388341 - 0.11MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 161x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

 Trumpet 1, 2 (B)
#388342 - 0.07MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 175x

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CAOSManchester (2015/8/4)

 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Cimbasso
#388343 - 0.13MB, 8 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 168x

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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]

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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 Harp 2 cues for strings
#388365 - 0.03MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 90x

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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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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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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 Bass Clarinet (B)
#24655 - 0.08MB, 2 pp. -  7.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- !N/!N/!N - 3245x

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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. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- !N/!N/!N - 7992x

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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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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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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 - 16105x

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Caprotti (2008/11/18)

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

Italian

Publisher Info.:

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 - 24293x

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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 - 9347x

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Massenetique (2010/9/29)

PMLP55369-Verdi - La forza del destino PS.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate L.E. 3000.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

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. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 253x

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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
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
Opera Guide
Synopsis (English)
Libretto (original language)
Aria-database.com


Misc. Comments

  • The Cimbasso is part of the trombone family but it is in the same range as the contrabass trombone or tuba.
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