Rita (Donizetti, Gaetano)



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Caprotti (2011/10/12)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Henry Lemoine, n.d.[1860]. Plate 5738.
Misc. Notes Date 1860 attested to by BNF.
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PMLP260461-Donizetti - Rita (score).pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo

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Arranger Anonymous
Publisher. Info. Milano: E. Sonzogno, 1876. Plate E.S. 104.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Rokahr Family Archive Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title Rita, ou Le mari battu
Alternative. Title Deux hommes et une femme
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1841
First Performance. 1860-05-07 – Paris, Opéra-Comique (Favart)
First Publication. 1860 or earlier
Librettist Gustave Vaëz (1812–1862)
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Rita (soprano), Peppa (tenor), Gaspar (baritone) ; orchestra (piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinets, horns, natural trumpets, trombones, timpani, strings)
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Misc. Comments

Posthumously discovered, premiered and published.

Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide confirms a date of 1860 and plate 5738 but for the vocal score, oddly...