Elisabetta (Donizetti, Gaetano)

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Caprotti (2011/8/9)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1829).?
Misc. Notes Biblioteca Conservatorio S.Pietro a Majella Napoli
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Publisher. Info. O Brazil Musical No.188
Rio de Janeiro: Filippone e Tornaghi, n.d. Plate 818.
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Work Title Elisabetta
Alternative. Title Elisabetta al castello di Kenilworth ; Il castello di Kenilworth ; opera seria in tre atti
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 23
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1829-07-06 - Naples, Teatro San Carlo: Nicola Festa (conductor)
First Publication. 1854 - Schonenberger (vocal score) (earlier possibly)
Librettist Andrea Leone Tottola (d.1831), after Victor Hugo (1802–1885), Eugène Scribe (1791–1861), after Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Language Italian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Elisabetta (soprano), Roberto Dudley (tenor), Amelia Robsart (soprano), Warney (baritone), Lambourne (bass), Fanny (mezzo-soprano) + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra (3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings)
Discography All Music Guide
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There are three or four recordings- MRF records in 1977, Fonit Cetra in 1990, Dynamic in 2019, + unknown conducted by Alun Francis?.