Cristina di Svezia (Foroni, Jacopo)

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Editor Anders Wiklund (*1947)
Publisher. Info. Stockholm: Swedish Musical Heritage, 2013.
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Work Title Cristina di Svezia
Alternative. Title Cristina of Sweden. Lyric drama
Composer Foroni, Jacopo
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Overture. Andante maestoso
  • Act I
Part 1
Amore
Sc.1. Cristina, Maria, Gabriel, Johan, Messenius, Coro
Sc.2. Oxenstierna, Erik, Cristina, Maria, Gabriel,
Johan, Messenius, Coro
Sc.3. Maria, Gabriel
Sc.4. Maria, Gabriel
Part 2
Imeneo
Sc.1. Coro
Sc.2. Cristina, Maria, Oxenstierna, Erik, Gabriel,
Messenius, Johan, Coro
  • Act II
Part 3
La congiura
Sc.1.
Sc.2. Carlo Gustavo
Sc.2b. Messenius, Gabriel, Johan, Gustavo, Coro
Part 4
Disillusione
Sc.1. Cristina, Oxenstierna
Sc.2. Cristina, Oxenstierna, Coro
Sc.3. Cristina, Oxenstierna, Coro (Le Dame e I Congiurati)
Sc.4. Cristina, Oxenstierna, Maria, Coro
Sc.5. Cristina, Maria, Gustavo, Oxenstierna, Coro
Sc.6. Cristina, Maria, Gabriel, Erik, Gustavo,
Oxenstierna, Coro
  • Act III
Part 5
L'abdicazione
Sc.1. Cristina
Sc.2. Cristina, Gustavo
Sc.3. Oxenstierna, Gabriel, i Messinius e Senatori
Final scene.
Cristina, Gustavo, Maria, Erik, Gabriel, Oxenstierna,
Messinius, Johan, Grandi di Regno, Scudieri, Dame
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1849
First Performance. 1849-5-22, in Stockholm, Mindre teatern.
Jacopo Foroni, conductor
Librettist Giovanni Casa Casanova
Language Italian
Dedication Oscar I
Average DurationAvg. Duration 120-180 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Christina, Regina di Svezia (soprano)
Maria Eufrosina, occulta amante di Gabriele de la Gardie (mezzo-soprano)
Il Gran Cancelliere, Oxenstierna (bass)
Erik, di lui figlio (tenor)
Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie, favorito di Cristina e occulto
amante di Maria Eufrosina (tenor)
Carlo Gustavo, poi Carlo X (baritone)
Arnold Messinius, nemici occulti di Cristina (Bass)
Johan, di lui figlio, nemici occulti di Cristina (tenor)
Guerrieri svedesi, Grandi del Regno, Cavallieri,
Nobili Popolo, Congiurati, Pescatori, Dame di Corte
Mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B/A), 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, harp, strings
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