Soirées musicales (Rossini, Gioacchino)

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Caprotti (2011/6/23)

Language Italian / German / French
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott’s Söhne, n.d.(ca.1835). Plate 4267 (1-12).
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Caprotti (2011/10/21)

Language Italian / French
Translator Louis Crevel de Charlemagne (1806−1882), French text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Dépôt Central de la Musique, n.d. Plate T.2
Misc. Notes Biblioteca Fondazione Rossini Pesaro
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Nlendic (2010/10/11)

Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.[1982]. Plate E.R. 2413.
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Ogisha007 (2015/10/28)

Editor Ognjen Milivojša
Publisher. Info. Ognjen Milivojša
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Arrangements and Transcriptions


For Piano solo (Liszt)
See: Soirées musicales de Rossini, S.424, by Franz Liszt

La danza (No.8)

For Theatre Orchestra (Artok)

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Schalltrichter (2013/6/24)

Arranger Lothar Windsperger (1885-1935), as Leo Artok
Publisher. Info. Domesticum, No.65
Mainz: Schott, 1922. Plate 30563.
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teofh (2012/5/27)

Arranger Matteo Falloni
Publisher. Info. Matteo Falloni
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La regata veneziana (No.9)

For Piano solo (Maylath)
See: Le Répertoire pour les petites mains, Op.56, by Henry Maylath (No.8)
For Harp

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Zeyarshwe (2017/12/17)

Arranger Elias Parish-Alvars (1808-1849)
Publisher. Info. London: Edwin Ashdown, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate E.D. 21098.
Misc. Notes From the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University
(also digitally archived at the
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General Information

Work Title Les soirées musicales
Alternative. Title
Composer Rossini, Gioacchino
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGR 65
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs:
  1. La promessa (Canzonetta)
  2. Il rimprovero (Canzonetta)
  3. La partenza (Canzonetta)
  4. L'orgia (Arietta)
  5. L'invito (Bolero)
  6. La pastorella dell'Alpi (Tirolese)
  7. La gita in gondola (Barcarolla)
  8. La danza (Tarentella)
  9. La regata veneziana (Notturno)
  10. La pesca (Notturno)
  11. La serenata (Notturno)
  12. Li marinari (Duetto)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Ch'io mai vi possa lasciar amare
  2. Mi lagnerò tacendo
  3. Ecco quel fiero istante
  4. Amiamo, cantiamo
  5. Vieni o Ruggiero
  6. Son bella pastorella
  7. Voli l'agile barchetta
  8. Già la luna è in mezzo al mare
  9. Voga o Tonio benedetto
  10. Già la notte s'avvicina
  11. Mira, la bianca luna
  12. Marinaro in guardia stà
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1830-35
First Publication. 1835
Librettist Various:
1–3, 10. Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
4–9, 11–12. Carlo Pepoli (1796–1881)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, piano
soprano, piano (Nos.1–7)
tenor, piano (No.8)
2 sopranos, piano (Nos.9, 10)
soprano, tenor, piano (No.11)
tenor, bass, piano (No.12)

Misc. Comments

The 1835 publication has the subtitle "Huit Ariettes et Quatre Duos Italiens". It is unclear if this is a first edition, although Grove Music's publication date is "c1830-35".