Te voglio bene assai (Cottrau, Guillaume Louis)

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Publisher. Info. Naples: T. Cottrau, n.d.(ca.1872). Plate 16286.
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General Information

Work Title Te voglio bene assaje
Alternative. Title Canzone Napoletana
Composer Cottrau, Guillaume Louis
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1839
First Performance. 1839-09-07 – Naples, Festa di Piedigrotta
First Publication. 1839
Librettist Raffaele Sacco
Language Neapolitan
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Locations Also in the collections
Passatempi musicali (No.54) with two parodies (Nos.55 and 62).
Eco di Napoli (No.16, as anonymous).
Eco del Vesuvio (No.13).
6 Neapolitan Songs (No.1, listed as anonymous).
Arranged by Fritz Spindler as No.2 of his Lieder aus dem Süden, Op.219.

Navigation etc.

  • G. Cottrau is acknowledged as the composer only by his son Teodoro, the publisher of the score. The song has also been attributed to Donizetti, among others.