La grotta di Calipso (Winter, Peter von)


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Arranger Michael Gotthard Fischer (1773-1829)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1807?). Plate 633.
Misc. Notes Color Scan. This is the German version, Calipso (see below).
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General Information

Work Title La grotta di Calipso
Alternative. Title
Composer Winter, Peter von
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
First Performance. 1803 May 31
London, King's Theatre Haymarket
Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra

Misc. Comments

the work has much alternation of vocal solos but does have some choral work also, in the finale of Act I. There is a German version, Calypso/Calipso, which was premiered 17 January 1807 in Munich's Hoftheater.

Overture republished by Sieber (as "Ouverture de Calypso... par P. Vinter") in 1823. Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 1e série, 12e année (26e de la collection), Nº 24, 14 Juin 1823, p.347, r.96. (Plate 2090 Vve Sieber.)