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Title: The Operas
Otros títulos: L'Infedeltà delusa
L'Infedeltà delusa Act I
L'Infedeltà delusa Burletta per musica in due atti
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Joseph Haydn; Edith Mathis; Barbara Hendricks; Claes H. Ahnsjö; Aldo Baldin; Michael Devlin; Orchestre de Chamber de Lausanne; Mario Salerno; Antal Dorati; Pablo Loerkins; Francis Marcellin; Marco Coltellini
Código CDU: Ha.34
Forma Musical: Opera
Abstract: Published as a "Burletta per musica" (a comedy for music), L'Infedelta delusa is the earliest of Haydn's major works for the stage. The first performance, which took place on July 25, 1773, was in commemoration of the Princess Eszterhazy's (the sister of his employer, Prince Nikolaus Eszterhazy) name day, as stated in the dedication of the printed libretto (by Marco Cottellini). However, a second printing of the libretto, this time with a new inscription, reveals that it was re-staged on September 1 in honor of the Empress Maria Theresa, who went to Eszterhaza on occasion to hear operas. There is no record of L'Infedelta being performed again during Haydn's lifetime. In fact, it was not heard again in its original form until the 1950's when it was produced for Hungarian radio, and then staged in Budapest. Its only appearance in the interim was in the guise of a Viennesesingspiel, with a new German text by Hermann Goja, and the music rearranged by Gottfried Kassowitz (c.a. 1930). ...


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