Parisina (Donizetti, Gaetano)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
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Misc. Notes Biblioteca Conservatorio "S.Pietro a Majella" Napoli
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Arranger Luigi Truzzi (1799-1864)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1833]. Plate 6936-6939.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Firenze: A Spese di Alessandro Lanari, 1833.
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Misc. Notes "Sotto la Protezione di S.A. Imp. E R. Leopoldo II ..." (subclause to brief description of first performance on title page.)
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General Information

Work Title Parisina
Alternative. Title Parisina d'Este ; Melodramma ; Tragedia lirica ; "Parisina; opera seria in tre atti."
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1833 February–March
First Performance. 1833-03-17 in Florence, Teatro della Pergola
Librettist Felice Romani (1788–1865)
after George Gordon Byron (1788–1824)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices
Parisina (soprano), Ugo (tenor), Duke Azzo (baritone),
Ernesto (bass), Imelda (mezzo-soprano)

Mixed chorus
Orchestra

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Misc. Comments

BSB has 3 librettos scanned published in 1834 and one from 1833, from Naples, Milan and Venice and the 1833 from Florence, describing Parisina as Melodramma (1833 one Melodramma) and Tragedia lirica (according to their card catalog, depending on which one you purchased, it seemed). (Also another, 1842 print. Hrm. Was the work itself revised...)