Il conte Ugolino (Donizetti, Gaetano)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, 1843. Plate 13722.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Strings (Pepe)

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Arranger Marcello Pepe (1816-1901)
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1838
Misc. Notes Campobasso, Biblioteca provinciale P. Albino, IT-CB0007.
This ms includes: the score of the present arrangement; blank pages; a title page for double bass part of Donizetti's Torquato Tasso; double bass part of the present arrangement; an incomplete (missing the last page) double bass part for Rossini's Semiramide.
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General Information

Work Title Il Canto XXXIII dalla Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri
Alternative. Title Il conte Ugolino
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 15
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 cantata
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826-04-10
Librettist Dante Alighieri (ca.1265-1321), Inferno, XXXIII
Language Italian
Dedication Luigi Lablache (1794-1858)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Composition date (not 1828!) from Francesco Bellotto: Declamare la musica: Il caso de Il conte Ugolino di Donizetti (see p.313). He also lists several 19th-century editions (p.311, note 42). He also lists 2 ms arrangements by Pepe (p.312). The original form of the piece could be orchestral; for more information see Donizetti Society page.