Ernani (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).Catalog A 2344.
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Massenetique (2011/12/8)

Editor Berthold Tours (1838-1897)
Language Italian / English
Translator Natalia Macfarren (1827-1916), English text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.(ca.1890). Plate 8063.
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Act I: Cavatina, "Ernani involami" (Elvira)

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Massenetique (2011/9/30)

Language Italian / English
Publisher. Info. Artists' Vocal Album
Boston: White, Smith & Co., 1887. Plate 3060-11.
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Carolus (2013/5/4)

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Translator Marie-Pierre-Yves Escudier (1819-1880) and Léon Escudier (1821-1881), French text
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Caprotti (2013/4/5)

Arranger Nicolás Toledo (d.1881)
Publisher. Info. Madrid: Nueva biblioteca musical de N. Toledo, n.d.
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For Flute and Piano (Jansa)
See: Der junge Opernfreund, Op.61, by Leopold Jansa (No.25)
For Cornet and Piano (Arban)
See: 14 Fantaisies sur les opéras de Verdi by Jean-Baptiste Arban (No.3)
For Violin and Piano (Alard)
See: Fantaisie sur 'Ernani', Op.54, by Jean Delphin Alard
For Violin and Piano (Herman and Ketterer)
See: Duos concertants sur les opéras de Verdi (No.6)
For Cello and Piano (Lee)
See: Transcriptions of Verdi Operas, Op.98, by Sebastian Lee (No.7)
For Piano solo (Liszt)
See: Paraphrase de concert sur Ernani II, S.432, by Franz Liszt

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General Information

Work Title Ernani
Alternative. Title Dramma lirico in quattro atti
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
  • Atto I. Il bandito
  • Atto II. L'ospite
  • Atto III. La clemenza
  • Atto IV. La maschera
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1844
First Performance. 1844-03-09 in Venice: Teatro La Fenice
First Publication. 1844
Librettist Francesco Maria Piave (1810-1876)
after the play Hernani, by Victor Hugo
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Ernani , Don Giovanni di Aragona, il bandito (tenor)
Don Carlo, re di Spagna (baritone)
Don Ruy Gomez de Silva, grande di Spagna (bass)
Elvira, sua nipote e fidanzata (soprano)
Giovanna, di lei nutrice (mezzo-soprano)
Don Riccardo, scudiero del re (tenor)
Jago, scudiero di Don Ruy Gomez (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Banditi, Cavalieri, Vassalli, Cortigiani, Principi elettori, Paggi e Dame di Corte
Orchestra
piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, cimbasso* (contrabass trombone or tuba)
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, snare drum, harp, strings
Onstage Band
bass drum, offstage horn, 6 offstage trumpets, bass drum, strings </span>
External Links Wikipedia article
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Synopsis (English)
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Ernani - scores at Sheet Music Plus

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  • 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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