La risposta a Retella (Mercadante, Saverio)




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For Voice and Piano (de Meglio)

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Arranger Vincenzo de Meglio (1825-1883)
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General Information

Work Title La risposta a Retella
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Composer Mercadante, Saverio
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISM 41
Key B-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. August 1855
Librettist N. Ambra
Language Neapolitan
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano (see below, Comments)
Related Works Included by Vincenzo de Meglio (1825-1883) in the collection Eco di Napoli (No.33).

Navigation etc.

  • Probably this song by Mercadante has been included in Eco di Napoli copying it without any modifications, like his 4 Canzone napoletane.
  • All of the Internet Culturale sources agree that it is a canzona, and that it was originally voice and piano.