La Gioconda, Op.9 (Ponchielli, Amilcare)

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Danza delle Ore (Act III)

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Performer Pages NBC Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Arturo Toscanini (conductor)
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Danza delle Ore (Act III)

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Recitativo e Danza delle Ore (Act III)

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Vocal Scores

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Arranger Michele Saladino (1835-1912)
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Misc. Notes Noted as published by Ricordi in 1876 or very early 1877, in Bibliografia d'Italia, 31 January (Gennajo, in older Italian) 1877, p.20. (See Bibliografia d'Italia.)
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Finale I. Coro, Preghiera e Furlan (Act I)

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Arranger Michele Saladino (1835-1912)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Danza delle Ore (Act III)

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General Information

Work Title La Gioconda
Alternative. Title Dramma in quattro atti
Composer Ponchielli, Amilcare
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.9
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAP 6
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts:
  • Preludio
  • Atto I. La bocca dei leoni
Coro d'Introduzione: Feste! feste e pane!
Scena e Terzettino (Gioconda, la Cieca, Barnaba)
Recitativo, Coro e Romanza: Voce di donna (la Cieca)
Scena e Duetto (Enzo, Barnaba)
Scena, Recitativo e Monologo: O monumento! (Barnaba)
Finale I, Coro, Preghiera e Furlan
  • Atto II. Il Rosario
Marinaresca, Recitativo e Barcarola: Pescator, affonda l'esca (Barnaba)
Recitativo, Barcarolla e Romanza: Cielo e mar! (Enzo)
Scena e Duetto (Laura, Enzo)
Scena e Romanza: Stella del marinar! (Laura)
Duetto: E un anatèma! (Gioconda, Laura)
Finale II: Scena e Duetto (Gioconda, Enzo)
  • Atto III. Cà d'oro
Scena ed Aria: Sì, morir ella de'! (Alvise)
Scena e Duetto (Laura, Alvise)
Scena e Serenata (Gioconda, Laura, Alvise, Coro)
Scena e Coro
Recitativo e Danza delle Ore
Finale III: Scena e Pezzo concertato
  • Atto IV. Il canal orfano
Preludio, Scena ed Aria: Suicidio! (Gioconda)
Duettino, Scena e Terzetto (Gioconda, Laura, Enzo)
Scena e Duetto finale (Gioconda, Barnaba)
First Performance. 1876-04-08 in Milan, La Scala
First Publication. 1876
Librettist Arrigo Boito (1842-1918), as "Tobia Gorio"
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
La Gioconda, cantatrice (soprano)
Laura Adorno, genovese, moglie di Alvise (mezzo-soprano)
Alvise Badoero, uno dei capi della Inquisizione di Stato (basso)
La Cieca, madre della Gioconda (alto)
Enzo Grimaldo, Principe genovese (tenor)
Barnaba, cantastorie (baritone)
Zuane, regatante (basso)
Un Cantore (basso)
Isèpo, scrivano pubblico (tenor)
Un Pilota (basso)

Mixed Chorus

Barnabotti, Arsenalotti, Senatori, Pregadi, Gentiluomini,
Gentildonne, Maschere (arlecchini, pantaloni, bautte),
Popolo, Marinai, Mozzi, Monaci de' Frari,
Cavalieri della compagnia della calza, Cantori
Mazzieri, Scudieri, Scherani, Trombettieri, Dalmati,
Mori, Il Cancellier grande, Un regatante, Il Consiglio dei Dieci,
Sei Caudatari, Un Nostromo, Un Mastro delle vele, Un servo moro, Il Doge

Orchestra

piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 cornets, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, ophicleide
timpani, triangle, snare drum, bass drum, foglietto, organ, harp, strings

Onstage Instruments

piccolo, E clarinet, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
3 horns, 2 cornets, 4 trumpets, 2 flugelhorns, bass flugelhorn, 2 trombones, euphonium
snare drum, bass drum, cannon, harp, basses (2 parts)
Related Works Pieces based on 'La Gioconda'
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Aria-database.com