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COLOMBA

Editors: Leonardo Campanile & Tiziano Thomas Dossena

"Rediscovered Operas Series" was created by our publishing house to propose the rediscovery of some operas of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were operas written and set to music that, for incomprehensible reasons, have not had the response they deserved in the musical and opera world or had success but have been forgotten through the years.

DONA FLOR

Editors: Leonardo Campanile & Tiziano Thomas Dossena

"Rediscovered Operas Series" was created by our publishing house to propose the rediscovery of some operas of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were operas written and set to music that, for incomprehensible reasons, have not had the response they deserved in the musical and opera world or had success but have been forgotten through the years.

Fortunio

Editors: Leonardo Campanile & Tiziano Thomas Dossena

"Rediscovered Operas Series" was created by our publishing house to propose the rediscovery of some operas of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were operas written and set to music that, for incomprehensible reasons, have not had the response they deserved in the musical and opera world or had success but have been forgotten through the years.

Cimbelino

Editors: Leonardo Campanile & Tiziano Thomas Dossena

"Rediscovered Operas Series" was created by our publishing house to propose the rediscovery of some operas of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were operas written and set to music that, for incomprehensible reasons, have not had the response they deserved in the musical and opera world or had success but have been forgotten through the years.

Liriche per Voce e Pianoforte

Ingiustamente negletta era rimasta finora la produzione di musica vocale da camera che pure contrassegnò tutta la carriera di Niccolò van Westerhout.

Le 29 liriche che qui si pubblicano per la prima volta in edizione moderna testimoniano della continuità compositiva in questo genere per quasi quindici anni. 

Stabat Mater

Pasquale La Rotella was born on February 26, 1880 in Bitonto, by Vito, scribe, and by Bibiana Ambrosi, both exponents of wealthy Bitontine families. At the age of four, the little Pasquale played tunes by ear on a rudimentary tin reed and at 6 he joined the young band of Bitonto, put together by Maestro Nicola Bellezza who gave him the part of the piccolo.

Stabat Mater Napoli

Author: Tommaso Traetta

The medieval sequel Stabat Mater dolorosa, whose unsigned text is traditionally attributed to Jacopone da Todi, had a remarkable fortune during the Catholic Counterreformation [...] and soon entered the oral repertoires of the secular confraternities, especially in Southern Italy, constituting a strong emotional moment on the eve of Holy Week.

Terza Messa

Author: Michele Cantatore

     Michele Cantatore is one of the most illustrious personalities that Ruvo has ever produced throughout its cultural history. A fine example of how culture can triumph over poverty, how light can dispel the dark, and how spirituality can overcome harsh situations.

Liriche - Songs For Voice and Piano

Author: Niccolò van Westerhout

     Unfairly neglected has been so far the production of chamber vocal music, although prominent in the whole career of Niccolò van Westerhout.

Messa In Do / Vocal Score

Author: Tommaso Traetta

     In Traetta’s biography, the contribution to European opera history with over forty titles, both serious and comic, was always emphasized. It was rather less considered the equally significant production in the sacred field.

Il Cavaliere Errante

Author: Tommaso Traetta

     Il Cavaliere Errante (The Errant Knight), a comic-heroic drama, belongs to the last creative period of Tommaso Traetta: here he first developed the amiable side of his talent arriving to originality and acquired lightness in his musical expression.The opera is essentially a fairy tale: 

Miserere / Vocal Score

Author: Tommaso Traetta

     The Miserere, Psalm 50 of the Vulgata, interprets the feelings of repentance of David, King of Israel, guilty of adultery and murder. Traetta, thanks to the unique features of the Female Conservatory of Ospedaletto, had first brought into liturgical music the "virtuous" style without betraying the sacredness of the genre. 

Stabat Mater - Monaco Di Baviera / Vocal Score

Author: Tommaso Traetta

     Tommaso Traetta (Bitonto 1727 - Venice 1779) The Munich version of the Stabat Mater by Tommaso Traetta (1767) was found in Munich (Germany) in 1994 and performed the following year in the first modern day's performance in the seventeenth century's Chiesa del Carmine, at Bitonto's Maria Cristina Institute.

Doña Flor / Vocal Score

Author: Niccolò van Westerhout

     Doña Flor is a lyrical drama in one act with music by Niccolò van Westerhout and libretto by Arturo Colautti. Composed for the theater of Mola di Bari, already named after van Westerhout, Doña Flor was performed for the first time on April 18, 1896.

Doña Flor: An Opera by Niccolò van Westerhout

Author: Leonardo Campanile - Tiziano Thomas Dossena

   Doña Flor is a volume in Italian with a facing English translation, which deals with the birth and the issues related to the first performance of Niccolò van Westerhout’s opera-masterpiece.

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