La forza del destino (Verdi, Giuseppe)

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Performances

Recordings

Sinfonia (Overture)

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Cypressdome (2013/4/20)

Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
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Misc. Notes Performed 7 December 2002. From archive.org
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Vangi (2018/3/26)

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Performers Tebaldi, Del Monaco, Bastianini, Orchestra e coro dell’ Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
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Revised version, 1869

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Sinfonia (Overture)

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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1904).
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Misc. Notes Additional cues to be inserted into the violin 1 & 2, viola and bass parts between letters G and H, in case the 2nd harp is unavailable. Source = Ricordi ed.
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Staveg (2008/12/6)

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Yusuf Yalcin (2008/11/18)

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Vocal Scores

Revised version, 1869

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Caprotti (2008/11/18)

Arranger Antonio Baur (1830-1874), piano reduction
Language Italian
Publisher. Info. Paris: Léon Escudier, n.d.[1869]. Plate L.E. 2205.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Revised version, 1869

For Piano (Baur)

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Arranger Antonio Baur (1830-1874)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.[1869]. Plate 41312, 47-70.
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For Theatre Orchestra (Tobani)

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Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, n.d.(ca.1902). Plate 7023_60.
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Sinfonia (Ouverture)

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For Piano 4 Hands

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La vergine degli angeli (Act II, Finale)

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Clarinet Solo from Act III

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Pace, pace o mio Dio!

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Rataplan, rataplan della gloria

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Scena e Duetto: Se caddi un giorno esanime

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General Information

Work Title La forza del destino
Alternative. Title
Composer Verdi, Giuseppe
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGV 11
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1862, revised 1868-69
First Performance. 1862-11-22 in St. Petersburg: Imperial Theatre
First Publication. 1862
Librettist Francesco Maria Piave (1810-1876)
after Don Álvaro, o La fuerza del sino (1835), by Ángel de Saavedra (1791-1865)
Language Italian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 170 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
Il Marchese Di Calatrava (basso)
Leonora (soprano)
Don Carlo di Vargas (baritone)
Don Alvaro (tenore)
Preziosilla, giovane zingara (mezzo-soprano)
Padre Guardiano (basso profondo)
Fra Melitone (baritono brillante)
Curra, cameriera di Leonora (mezzo-soprano)
Un Alcade (basso)
Mastro Trabuco, mulattiere, poi, rivendugliolo (tenor)
Un Chirurgo militare spagnuolo (tenor)

Mixed Chorus

Mulattieri, Peasani spagnuoli e italiani, Soldati spagnuoli e italiani d'ogni arma, Ordinanze relative, Reclute italiane, Frati Francescani, Poveri questuanti.
Paesane e Vivandiere spagnuole ed italiane, Povere questuanti.
Paesani, Paesane e Vivandiere spagnuole ed italiane, Soldati spagnuoli ed italiani.
Oste, Ostessa, Servi d'osteria, Mulattieri, Soldati italiani e spagnuoli d'ogni arma, Tamburini, Trombe, Paesane e Fanciulli delle due nazioni, Saltimbanco; Venditori d'ogni specie

Pit-Orchestra

2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (2nd also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, cimbasso* (contrabass trombone or tuba)
timpani, side drum, bass drum, 2 harps, strings

Onstage Instruments

6 trumpets, 4 (or 8) side drums, organ
Related Works Pieces based on 'La forza del destino'
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Synopsis (English)
Libretto (original language)
Aria-database.com
Extra Information *The Cimbasso often encountered in Verdi operas is part of the trombone family but it is in the same range as the contrabass trombone or tuba.

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