Il Paria (Donizetti, Gaetano)

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Caprotti (2011/8/29)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1828-29)
Misc. Notes Biblioteca Conservatorio S.Pietro a Majella
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Work Title Il Paria
Alternative. Title
Composer Donizetti, Gaetano
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGD 56
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Melodramma in 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1828 Winter
First Performance. 1829-01-12 – Naples, Teatro San Carlo
First Publication. 1854 ca.? – Paris: Schonenberger (vocal score, plate S.2151)
Librettist Domenico Gilardoni (1798–1831), after Casimir Delavigne (1793–1843) and Gaetano Rossi (1775–1855)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Neala (soprano), Zaide (mezzo-soprano), Idamore (tenor), Zarele (bass), Akebare (bass), Empasaele (tenor) + mixed chorus
External Links Wikipedia article
RISM 451025324 (copy in ms of 2nd act bass cabaletta, made ca.1835, in Detmold Lippisches Landesbibliothek)
RISM 451025325 (copy in ms of bass Cavatina from 1st act, made ca.1835, same Detmold library)

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Composed Winter 1828 according to Ashbrook (1982), p.545.

Libretto has been digitized by UNC.

"based on Le Paria by Casimir Delavigne and Michele Carafa's Il paria with a libretto by Gaetano Rossi."