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Adelson e Salvini

Composer:
Vincenzo Bellini
Original Language:
Italian
Librettist:
Andrea Leone Tottola
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

based on the 1772 novel Adelson et Salvini: Anecdote Anglaise by François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d’Arnaud

Bellini’s first opera was his graduation composition from the conservatory. That original version was in two acts and had spoken dialogue instead of sung recitatives. Over the next few years, Bellini revised the opera several times.

This classification is of the 1829 final revision.

Time:
17th Century
Place:
Ireland
Role Voice Part Classification
Nelly Soprano L
Fanny Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano L
Salvini Tenor L
Lord Adelson Baritone L
Bonifacio Bass-Baritone L
Madame Rivers Mezzo-Soprano F
Struley Baritone F
Geronio Bass S
 
Minimum Chorus:  24
Divisi:  SATB