Ernani (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Daphnis (2011/10/9)

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Daphnis (2011/10/9)

Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi & Co., n.d.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).Catalog A 2344.
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Misc. Notes "Part" synonymous with Act
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Perlnerd666 (2009/4/19)

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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)

Language French
Translator Marie-Pierre-Yves Escudier (1819-1880) and Léon Escudier (1821-1881), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Bureau Central de Musique, n.d.(ca.1845). Plate B.C.
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Misc. Notes Bass aria & cavatina Infelice e tuo credevi - Infin che un brando vindice from the opera "Ernani"
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano (Composer)

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Fynnjamin (2011/2/5)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Bureau Central de la Musique, n.d.(ca.1845). Plate B.C. 811.
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For Piano (Toledo)

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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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Selections

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 (Liszt)
See: Paraphrase de concert sur Ernani II, S.432, by Franz Liszt

Cavatina d'Elvira: Ernani involami (Act I)

For Flute and Guitar (Legnani)

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Lorenzo.gavanna (2020/8/31)

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Lorenzo.gavanna (2020/8/31)

Arranger Luigi Legnani (1790-1877)
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Introduction (Act II)

For Guitar (Legani)

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Arranger Luigi Legnani (1790-1877)
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Prelude (Act 3)

For Bass Clarinet and Piano (Piovesan)

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Arranger Marco Piovesan
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Libretti

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Afp0815 (2014/7/18)

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Afp0815 (2014/7/21)

Language Italian / French
Publisher. Info. Paris: Michelle Lévy, 1864.
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General Information

Work Title Ernani
Alternative. Title Dramma lirico in quattro atti
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGV 8
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
Soli, Chorus, Orchestra, Gaetano Mares (conductor)
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*
InstrDetail
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* (tuba)
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, snare drum, harp, strings

Onstage Instruments

bass drum

Off-stage Instruments

horn, 6 trumpets, bass drum, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Synopsis (English)
Libretto (original language)
Aria-database.com
Scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information *The Cimbasso is of the trombone family but in the same range as contrabass trombone or tuba.

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