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  1. Donizetti was a prolific composer, writing both comic and serious operas as well as solo vocal music.
  2. Donizetti is a much-undervalued musician and any effort to resuscitate his works is sure of praise in my book. (Web site)
  3. Donizetti was a friendly and sincere man, supportive of fellow composers and other artists, and loyal to his long-time mentor Mayr.
  4. Donizetti was well acquainted with the greatest singers of his day, and he created many of the roles in his operas for their specific vocal talents.
  5. Donizetti is known principally as an Italian opera composer. (Web site)

Bellini???s Honor

  1. When the bust was presented, a work by another famous Italian composer, Donizetti, was played in Bellini’s honor. (Web site)


  1. In the early 19th century, Gioacchino Rossini and Gaetano Donizetti dominated Italian opera. (Web site)
  2. Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848) Italian opera composer of bel canto school.
  3. Related Topics: Elisir d'amore, L', is an opera in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti (see Donizetti, Gaetano).


  1. Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Mercadante and Pacini were all born between 1791 and 1801 and all became major names in the Italian operatic world.


  1. He is most famous for having supplied the libretti for two operas by Rossini and for five operas by Donizetti.


  1. She was engaged to stage a new production of Donizetti 's Lucia di Lammermoor starring Natalie Dessay, which opened the company's 2007-2008 season.
  2. This week he takes on the leading role of Fernand in the San Francisco Opera's new production of ``La Favorite'' by Gaetano Donizetti.


  1. Also of interest are the numerous reviews of piano transcriptions based on operas of Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi and many others.


  1. Like Rossini, who had occupied this position before, Donizetti was free to compose for other theaters.


  1. After some minor compositions under the commission of Paolo Zanca, Donizetti wrote his fourth opera, Zoraïda di Granata. (Web site)


  1. Barbaia offered Donizetti a contract.


  1. Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, Daniel Auber, and others start to appear in the repertoire.


  1. This work impressed Domenico Barbaia, a prominent theatre manager, and Donizetti was offered a contract to compose in Naples. (Web site)


  1. Bellini had died years ago, Donizetti had left for Paris, and only Mercadante and the young Verdi were important enough to be serious rivals. (Web site)
  2. Donizetti had departed for Paris, Bellini had died, and Mercadante 's major successes were behind him, thus Verdi offered the only important competition. (Web site)


  1. Naturally, Oberto leans heavily on the popular models of the day: Donizetti and Rossini.

First Love

  1. His first love he once said has been for the Italian Operatic masters Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Bellini.


  1. By 1843, Donizetti exhibited symptoms of syphilis. (Web site)


  1. Donizetti often assisted in writing the librettos for his operas.
  2. He could have been writing about Gaetano Donizetti, a very good man who seemed to be on the way to achieving one of the most spectacular careers imaginable.


  1. Among the works he commissioned were operas by Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, and Carl Maria von Weber. (Web site)


  1. Of course, Berlioz and Donizetti were very different artists.


  1. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire and came under the influence of Auber, Rossini, Meyerbeer, Donizetti, Halévy, and later, Gounod and Offenbach. (Web site)


  1. Biography of his early life provided by the Donizetti Society.


  1. Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti is a lively romp.
  2. L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) is a melodramma giocoso in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti.


  1. Mayr sent Donizetti to Padre Stanislao Mattei, the teacher of Rossini, for further compositional instruction.
  2. His true operatic debut came about when Mayr turned down a commission for a new opera and managed to persuade the organisers to pass it over to Donizetti.


  1. Donizetti arrived at a time when Mayr was writing his greatest operas, and his impression on the younger composer was pronounced.
  2. The notes are short and only relate to singers who were famous at the time of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti.

Influential Composers

  1. With this opera Bellini became one of Italy's most influential composers; Donizetti and Pacini, Mercadante and Verdi all learnt from him. (Web site)


  1. Cantatas cantatas for the reception of the remains of Donizetti and Mayr at Bergamo and in memory of Garibaldi.
  2. Friends in Bergamo finally arranged for Donizetti to be brought back to his home town, where he stayed at Baroness Scotti's palace until his death in 1848.
  3. Gaetano Donizetti was born in the picturesque northern Italian town of Bergamo.

Anna Bolena

  1. Anna Bolena is the first of what are known as Donizetti 's "queen" operas, all set during England's Tudor period. (Web site)
  2. It was not until 1830, with the performances of Anna Bolena in Milan, that Donizetti achieved international fame.

Lucia Di Lammermoor

  1. Rita: This startlingly modern take on marriage features the delightful music of Donizetti (Lucia di Lammermoor and Don Pasquale.
  2. Donizetti, Gaetano: (1797-1848); Italian composer of bel canto opera; best know for Lucia di Lammermoor.
  3. While his Marino Faliero was not well received by Parisian audiences, Donizetti triumphed in Naples with Lucia di Lammermoor. (Web site)

Gaetano Donizetti

  1. Anna Bolena is a tragedia lirica, or opera, in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti.
  2. The Donizetti Society aims to promote interest, understanding and learning in the works of Gaetano Donizetti and his contemporaries.
  3. Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian opera composer.


  1. Italy had an explosion of native composers, including Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, all of whom had a penchant for dramatic and comedic operas.
  2. Later, others—most famously Gaetano Donizetti—composed Neapolitan songs that garnered great renown in Italy and abroad. (Web site)


  1. As the lead soprano in the role of Lucia, Donizetti had chosen Fanny Tacchinardi-Persiani, who was known for her technical abilities. (Web site)

Giuseppe Verdi

  1. After visits from friends, including Giuseppe Verdi, Donizetti was sent back to Bergamo, his hometown. (Web site)


  1. Donizetti dominated the Italian opera scene during the years between Bellini's death and Verdi's rise to fame after Nabucco.
  2. He was right, Nabucco was an instant success, dominating Donizetti and Pacini operas playing nearby. (Web site)


  1. Style Verdi's predecessors who influenced his music were Rossini, Bellini, Giacomo Meyerbeer and, most notably, Gaetano Donizetti and Saverio Mercadante.
  2. The music of Donizetti (1798-1848) is now paying the price of a long career of popularity by enduring a season of neglect.
  3. Don Pasquale is an opera buffa in three acts with text and music by Gaetano Donizetti.


  1. This opera was so successful that Donizetti was appointed Imperial Court Composer (the same position held by Mozart) just days after the premiere.


  1. Verdi's early work was strongly influenced by the bel canto style of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti. (Web site)
  2. The work of Bellini and Donizetti was immensely popular at this time.
  3. Cammarano had not had much work as a librettist previous to his writing of Lucia, but afterwards he and Donizetti became close partners. (Web site)


  1. Several years later Donizetti became recognized as a composer to be reckoned with after the Roman success of his Zoraida di Granata (1822).
  2. In contrast, Gaetano Donizetti is a composer who seems to defy categorization. (Web site)


  1. Composers such as Bellini and Donizetti knew that certain forms, usually periods of eight measures, were to be filled with music. (Web site)
  2. Composers like Bellini and Donizetti were expected to come up with fresh material, season after season (but compare pastiche). (Web site)


  1. The libretto was translated into Italian and set by Donizetti as L'elisir d'amore, one of the most successful comic operas of all time. (Web site)

Comic Opera

  1. As it turns out, Donizetti is a very renowned, prolific figure in comic opera.
  2. Don Pasquale is an opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti.
  3. The Daughter of the Regiment is a comic opera by an Italian composer named Gaetano Donizetti.


  1. Part II - Jan Peerce and Nadine Conner sing a collection of arias from operas by Meyerbeer and Donizetti. (Web site)


  1. For the benefit concert, both Miriam and Ginger will sing arias by Donizetti, Puccini and other composers, along with Italian folk tunes and popular songs.
  2. In the tradition of Ashbrook's magisterial account of the life of Donizetti, "The Operas of Puccini" is a cornerstone text for opera fans.
  3. Potentially one of the world's greatest operatic tenors, his repertoire includes opera arias by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini.

Italian Opera

  1. The most important of Verdi's first influences was Donizetti, the most successful composer then active in Italian opera. (Web site)
  2. A native of Bergamo, Donizetti was, after the early death of Bellini in 1835, the leading composer of Italian opera. (Web site)
  3. An Italian opera with music by G. Donizetti, “ Don Pasquale ” is a comedy of love and deception.


  1. The most beautiful and popular Arias written by Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti and Rossini for soprano.
  2. He sings arias from Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini, with two obscure Mascagni arias and one from Cilea's L'arlesiana.
  3. The most popular operas from the early 19th century are Italian - Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi.


  1. Lucia di Lammermoor is a filmed record of the Donizetti opera of the same name, which in turn was based on a novel by Sir Walter Scott.
  2. With this opera, his 30th, Donizetti was now recognized, along with Rossini and Bellini, as one of the three top composers of Italian opera.
  3. Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico, or opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. (Web site)


  1. Donizetti, to a much greater extent than Rossini and Bellini, was to exert a tremendous influence on the operas of Giuseppe Verdi. (Web site)
  2. The operas of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti are commonly considered examples of the bel canto style, although the term was in common usage earlier.
  3. They were used to the operas of Rossini, Donizetti and Mozart, which were mostly succinct and grounded in tradition. (Web site)


  1. In the 1950s, the phrase bel canto revival was coined to refer to a renewed interest in the operas of Donizetti, Rossini and Bellini.
  2. Among the giants of the past represented in this rich musical legacy are Paganini, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Listz, Verdi, Puccini, to Nono and Donatoni. (Web site)
  3. Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848). Along with Rossini and Bellini, Donizetti is generally acknowledged as one of the masters of the bel canto style. (Web site)


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