Composizioni da Camera (Bellini) The Composizioni da Camera is a set of fifteen collected compositions for voice and piano by the Italian opera composer. 15 Composizioni da Camera. Low Voice. Series: Vocal Collection. Publisher: Ricordi. Composer: Vincenzo Bellini. A new edition designed especially for. 15 Composizioni da Camera (Voice & Piano). Vincenzo Bellini. 15 Composizioni da Camera (Voice & Piano) · Enlarge cover · More by this composer.

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The Composizioni da Camera is a set of fifteen collected compositions for voice and piano by the Italian opera composer, Vincenzo Bellini. They were likely composed in the s while Bellini was in the Italian cities of Naples and Milanbefore his departure for Paris. First published under the title Composizioni da Camera by the Milan publisher Ricordi in on the centenary of Bellini’s death, it is unlikely that Bellini ever considered these works as a whole. The collection consists of three main sections.

The first is a group of six compositions of varying genres, while the compoxizioni and third sections contain three and six compositions, respectively, called ariette. The general style of these works is more simplistic and tuneful than Bellini’s operatic text-setting.

While the romanzas may contain some dramatic elements, the ariette conform to a song-like melody as in Vaga luna, che inargenti. This famous example is strophic and plainly sung with scant accompaniment. This kind of texture contrasts strikingly against Bellini’s melodramatic and emotive arias in operas like Norma. While these works find few similarities with the operatic style of the early 19th century, it is likely that some folk influence, especially from Bellini’s native Sicilymay have inspired their melodies.

The poetry is in most cases anonymous and usually incorporates a folk meter. In response to their romantic theme and florid imagery, Bellini provides restrained and enchanting melodies. Bellini’s Composizioni da Camera have become a recital favorite of many singers.

This resurgence of interest in Bellini’s non-operatic works may perhaps be contributed like the beplini popularity of Neapolitan songs to performances by singers like Luciano Pavarotti. The famous tenor performed five of these songs at the Metropolitan Opera belllini James Levine in a recital. Like Pavarotti, most singers present only certain selections from this work. Similarly, the program order and key of each piece is open to the performer’s discretion.

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Opera — Opera is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting. In traditional opera, singers do two types of singing, recitative, a style and arias, a more melodic style. Opera incorporates many of the elements of theatre, such as acting, scenery. The performance is given in an opera house, accompanied by an orchestra or smaller musical ensemble.

Opera is a key part of the Western classical music tradition, in the 18th century, Italian opera continued to dominate most of Europe, attracting foreign composers such as George Frideric Handel. Opera seria was camega most prestigious form of Italian opera, until Christoph Willibald Gluck reacted against its artificiality with his operas in the s.

The first third of the 19th century saw the point of the bel canto style, with Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti. It also saw the advent of Grand Opera typified by the works of Auber and Meyerbeer, the mid-to-late 19th century was a golden age of opera, led and dominated by Richard Wagner in Germany and Giuseppe Verdi in Italy.

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Beginning ina number of opera houses began to present live high-definition video transmissions of their performances in cinemas all over the world. Inan opera company offered a download of a complete performance. The words of an opera are known as the libretto, some composers, notably Wagner, have written their own libretti, others have worked in close collaboration with their librettists, e.

Mozart with Lorenzo Da Ponte. Melodic or belloni passages occurring in the midst of, or instead of, the terminology of the various kinds of operatic voices is described in detail below.

Over the 18th century, arias were accompanied by the orchestra. Subsequent cwmera have tended to follow Wagners example, though some, the changing role of the orchestra in opera is described in more detail below. Vincenzo Bellini — Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini was an Italian opera composer, who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named the Swan of Catania.

Other sources of information come from correspondence saved by other friends, C Bellini was the quintessential composer of the Italian bel canto era of the composizionu 19th century, and his work has been summed up by the London critic Tim Ashley as. Also hugely influential, as much admired by composers as he was by the public.

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Verdi raved about his long, long, long melodies, wagner, who rarely liked anyone but himself, was spellbound by Bellinis copmosizioni uncanny ability to match music with text and psychology. Liszt and Chopin professed themselves fans, of the 19th-century giants, only Berlioz demurred.

Those musicologists who consider Bellini to be merely a melancholic tunesmith are now in the minority, the genuine triumph of I puritani in January in Paris capped a ad career. Certainly, Capuleti, La sonnambula, Norma, and I puritani are regularly performed today, only nine months later, Bellini died in Puteaux, France at the age of Born in Catania, at the part of the Kingdom of Sicily.

His grandfather, Vincenzo Tobia Bellini, had studied at the conservatory in Naples and, in Catania from forward, had been an organist and teacher, as had Vincenzos father, by the age of five, he could apparently play marvelously. The document states that Bellinis first five pieces were composed when he was just six years old and at seven he was taught Latin, modern languages, rhetoric, and philosophy.

Author Herbert Weinstock regards some of these accounts as no more than myths, not being supported from other, additionally, he makes the point in regard to Bellinis apparent knowledge of languages and philosophy, Bellini never became a well-educated man.

AfterBellini began living with his grandfather, from whom he received his first music lessons, soon after, the young composer began to write compositions. Among them were the nine Versetti da cantarsi il Venerdi Santo, byBellini had independently completed several additional orchestral pieces. He was ready for further study, for well-off students, this would include moving to Naples. While his family wasnt wealthy enough to support that lifestyle, Bellinis growing reputation could not be overlooked and his break came when Stefano Notabartolo, the duca di San Martino e Montalbo and cammera duchess, became the new intendente of the province of Catania.

They encouraged the man to petition the city fathers for a stipend to support his musical studies. This was successfully achieved in May with unanimous agreement for a pension to allow him to study at the Real Collegio di Bellinl di San Sebastiano in Naples. The young Bellini was to live in Naples for the eight years. Naples — Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan.


Inaroundpeople lived ebllini the administrative limits. The Metropolitan City of Naples had a population of 3,, Naples is the 9th-most populous urban area in the European Union with a population of between 3 million and composizionii. Naples remained influential after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, thereafter, in union with Sicily, it became the capital of the Two Sicilies until the unification of Italy in Naples was the most-bombed Italian city during World War II, much of the citys 20th-century periphery was constructed under Benito Mussolinis fascist government, and during reconstruction efforts after World War II.

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The city has experienced significant economic growth in recent decades, and unemployment levels in the city, however, Naples still suffers from political and economic corruption, and unemployment levels remain high.

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The earliest Greek settlements were established in the Naples area in the second millennium BC, sailors from the Greek island of Rhodes established a small commercial port called Parthenope on the island of Megaride in the ninth century BC. Paris — Paris is the capital and most populous city of France.

It has an area of square kilometres and a population of 2, in within its administrative limits, the agglomeration has grown well beyond the citys administrative limits. By the 17th century, Paris was one of Europes major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts, and it retains that position still today.

It is therefore the second largest metropolitan area in the European Union after London, the Metropole of Grand Paris was created incombining the commune and its nearest suburbs into a single area for economic and environmental co-operation. The city is also a rail, highway, and air-transport hub served by two international airports, Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly.

It is the second busiest metro system in Europe after Moscow Metro, notably, Paris Gare du Nord is the busiest railway station in the world outside of Japan, with millions passengers in InParis received The name Paris is derived from its inhabitants, the Celtic Parisii tribe. Thus, though written the same, the name is not related to the Paris of Greek mythology.

In the s, the boulevards and streets of Paris were illuminated by 56, gas lamps, since the late 19th century, Paris has also been known as Panam in French slang. Inhabitants are known in English as Parisians and in French as Parisiens and they are also pejoratively called Parigots. The Parisii, a sub-tribe of the Celtic Senones, inhabited the Paris area from around the middle of the 3rd century BC.

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Casa Ricordi — Casa Ricordi is a publisher of primarily classical music and opera. Founded in Milan in as G. He had also worked for his father, beginning full-time infinally Giulios son, also named Tito, replaced his father until They also established branches of the company within Italy — in it expanded to Naples and then to Florence, Rome and Palermo, as well as in London, with this expansion under the elder Tito, another of his accomplishments was in modernizing printing methods.

With the acquisition of rival publishers, by Ricordi handled 40, editions as well as the Italian rights to Wagners operas.