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Music Text

Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, based on the folk play of the same title by Giovanni Verga; German version by Oskar Berggruen (I,G)

Scoring

S,M,A,T,Bar,2speaking roles; mixed chorus;
2.2picc.2.2.2-4.2.3.1-timp.perc(3):BD/SD/cym/tam-t-2harp-strings;
off-stage: harp-org-perc:plate bells
(This work is published and distributed for stage performances by Boosey & Hawkes / Bote & Bock in Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and in German speaking Switzerland.)

Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes Bote & Bock for Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Switzerland (German) .

Opera
For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
5/17/1890
Teatro Costanzi, Roma
Gemma Bellincioni (Santuzza) / Roberto Stagno (Turridu) and others / Leopoldo Mugnone

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