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Donizetti: Rita - Adelina Scarabelli (vocals); Alessandro Corbelli (vocals); Pietro Ballo (vocals); Sicilian Chamber Orchestra;...
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  1. Rita, ou Le mari battu, opera
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While in Paris in 1841, during a lull between commissions, Donizetti composed the 50-minute opera buffa Rita in just a week. He hoped to have it performed by the Opéra Comique, but it was rejected and the composer never saw it produced. In spite of the speed of its composition, the opera shows no sign of haste, and has the same lightness and inventiveness of Donizetti's best comic operas. The libretto, by his friend Gustave Vaez, gave the composer the ideal framework for a winning comedy -- vividly drawn, quirky characters, ...

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Donizetti: Rita 2007, Nuova Era

UPC: 885150240946

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