Malvina, In.404 (Donizetti, Gaetano)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz, Anvers et Bruxelles: Schott, n.d. Plate 8560.
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Misc. Notes L'Aurore, Collection de morceaux de chant moderne avec acc. de piano. No.87.
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General Information

Work Title Malvina
Alternative. Title Scène dramatique ; Scena drammatica
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. In.404
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 47
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Andante)
Text Incipit Depuis qu'une autre a su te plaire / Dal di che un’altra ti fu più bella / Seit eine Andre du dir erkoren
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1844
Librettist Unknown, French text
G. Vitali, Italian translation
M.G. Friedrich, German translation
Language French
Dedication Giovannina de Sterlich / Mademoiselle Ida Bertram
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

G. Vitali is the author of the Italian text, but the original is the French one. A Ricordi edition ca.1845: "composta da Gaet.o Donizetti ; testo francese, e versione italiana di G. Vitali". The composition date and the dedicatees are from Patricia Chiti. Italian Art Songs of the Romantic Era: Medium High Voice, p.54. According to this books, there was a Schoenberger (Paris) edition and a Girard (Naples), with different dedicatees. However, if the author spells Girard as Giraud, don't know if it is a reliable source...