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La Sonnambula in Full Score Vincenzo Bellini

La Sonnambula in Full Score

Vincenzo Bellini

Published February 20th 2014
ISBN : 9780486494487
Paperback
480 pages
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A master of the bel canto style, Vincenzo Bellini (1801–35) ranks among his eras most popular composers. His much studied and frequently performed two-act opera, La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker), is particularly admired for the simplicity and economyMoreA master of the bel canto style, Vincenzo Bellini (1801–35) ranks among his eras most popular composers. His much studied and frequently performed two-act opera, La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker), is particularly admired for the simplicity and economy of its orchestration and the inspired lyricism of the vocal writings.This story of two lovers unfolds in an idyllic village setting and has been a favorite with audiences and musicians since its first performance in 1831. The role of Amina has been performed by famed mezzo-sopranos from Jenny Lind to Maria Callas and Cecilia Bartoli. This inexpensive edition, reprinted from an authoritative publication, offers a sturdy, affordable resource for conductors, scholars, musicians, and music lovers.