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Traetta - Curtis

Buovo d'Antona (1758)

Duration: 145 minutes
Dramma giocoso in three acts, edited by Alan Curtis

Libretto by Carlo Goldoni (I)

Scoring
S,2A,CT(S),3T; mixed chorus; 2.2.0.0-2.0.0.0-hpd-strings
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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.



World Premiere
27/12/1758
Venice
Company: Teatro San Moisé

Repertoire Note
A charmingly light-hearted libretto by the well-known Venetian playwright Carlo Goldoni, was set to music by the as-yet-inexperienced, but very talented young Neapolitan-trained Tommaso Traetta (1727-1779). There is an appealing mixture of grand opera seria arias, treated somewhat tongue-in-cheek, with very cunning, shorter, simpler numbers in opera buffa style.


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Recommended Recording
Trogu-Röhrich / Russo-Ermolli / Balconi / Del Monaco / Crook / Fagotto / Zambon / La Fenice Orchestra / Alan Curtis
Opus 111 (1993)


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