The 5 One-Act Operas

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Title: The 5 One-Act Operas
Otros títulos: IL Signor Bruschino
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Rossini Gioacchino; Natale de Carolis; Patrizia Orciani; Bruno Pratico; Luca Canonici; Pieto Spagnoli; Katia Lytting; Fulvio Massa; I Filarmonici di Torino; Marcello Viotti
Código CDU: Ro.07
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Gioachino Rossini's parents were both working musicians. His father played the horn and taught at the prestigious Accademia Filharmonica in Bologna, and his mother, although not formally trained, was a soprano. Rossini was taught and encouraged at home until he eventually enrolled at the Liceo Musicale in Bologna. After graduation from that institution, the young musician was commissioned by the Venetian Teatro San Moise to compose La cambiale di matrimonio, a comedy in one act. In 1812, Rossini wrote La pietra del paragone, for La Scala theater in Milan and was already, at the tender age of 20, Italy's most prominent composer. In 1815, Rossini accepted a contract to work for the theaters in Naples, where he would remain until 1822, composing prolifically in comfort. He composed 19 operas during this tenure, focusing his attention on opera seria and creating one of his most famous serious works, Otello, for the Teatro San Carlos. While he served in this capacity, Rossini met and courted ...


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