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Title: Complete Operas
Otros títulos: Bianca e Fernando
Bianca e Fernando Melodramma in Two Acts
Óperas Completas
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Vincenzo Bellini; Young Ok Shin; Gregory Kunde; Aurio Tomicich; Haijing Fu; Armando Caforio; Sonia Nigoghossian; Walter Coppola; Emily Manhart; Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Massimo Bellini of Catania; Marcello Seminara; Andrea Licata
Código CDU: Bellini.01
Forma Musical: Opera
Abstract: Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini was one of the most important composers of Italian opera in his time. He was born in 1801 in Catanina, Sicily, to a family already steeped in music; his father and grandfather were both career musicians. He began composing before receiving any formal music education. Bellini developed a reputation for fine craftsmanship, particularly in the way he forged an intricate relationship between the music and the libretto. To perform one of his operas, singers required extremely agile voices. His abilities and talent earned him the admiration of other composers, including Berlioz, Chopin, and even Wagner, and his flowing, exquisitely sculpted vocal lines represent the epitome of the bel canto ideal. Bellini entered the Royal College of Music of San Sebastiano, now the Naples Conservatory, in 1819. Although he started off in elementary classes, he progressed rapidly and was granted free tuition by 1820. He soon developed into a teacher, becoming a ...


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