Cantata for Soprano e Piano by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Text by unknown author
Elaboration for soprano and chamber orchestra by Lucio Mosè Benaglia.
Instrumentation: Soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and string orchestra
First performance | Performers: 2002 – Prinzregentententheater – Munich – Monika Stockmeier, soprano – Ensemble Lodron – conductor Gerald Häußler
Edition: not published
Description: this version of Donizetti’s unpublished cantata was proposed on the occasion of a concert entitled “Bergamo-Monaco, two towns, two composers” with the attempt to render also in the orchestration prepared on the basis of the original score for song and piano, the typical Donizetti instrumental style.
In the “Revisions” section you can listen to the original version for soprano and piano of this cantata. You can also find information about the genesis and the complete text. If you are interested in more information, click here.
Attached is the program of the concert, containing other information and an interesting essay by Pierluigi Forcella dedicated to the history of musical relations between Bergamo and Bavaria.