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Title: Madame Sans-Gene
Otros títulos: Madame Sans-Gene Commedia in tre atti di
Madame Sans-Gene Comedy in Three Acts
Madame Sans-Gene Comedia en Tres Actos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Umberto Giordano; Renato Simoni; Magda Laszlo; Danilo Vega; Carlo Tagliabue; Irene Callaway; Maria Montereale; Carlo Perucci; Enzo Viaro; Maria Luisa Malacchi; Renato Berti; Arrigo Cattelani; Orchestra Sinfonica & Coro Di Milano Della Rai; Arturo Basile
Código CDU: Gio.03
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Umberto Giordano was born the son of a pharmacist who was against his son pursuing a career in music; the budding composer therefore learned the beginnings of his craft surreptitiously from Gaetano Briganti, a local maker of mechanical instruments. In 1880, Giordano's father finally lifted his objections, and Giordano entered the Naples Conservatory, where he studied somewhat irregularly until 1890. When Giordano was unable to attend at the Conservatory, he worked as a stagehand at the Teatro Dauno in Foggia. In 1889 Giordano entered the Sonzogno Competition with his first one-act opera, Marina, which he had composed on a libretto purchased for only 25 lire. Marina placed sixth in the competition, and it earned the composer an invitation to play the score for the publisher Sonzogno personally—a compositional audition. When Giordano had finished playing the work, Sonzogno told him "I will not publish this opera, as I do not like the libretto. But I will engage you in a contract for a ...


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