Generali: Adelina
Sheet Music

Item Number: 20165053
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SKU: NX.8660372-73

By Dusica Bijelic, Elier Munoz, Eliseo Castringnano, Gabriele Nani, Giovanni Battista Rigon, Gustavo Quaresma Ramos, Silvia Beltrami, Ugo Rabec, and Virtuosi Brunensis. By Pietro Generali. Classical. 2 listening CDs. Published by Naxos (NX.8660372-73).

UPC: 730099037273.

The great hit at Venice's San Moise theatre in the autumn season of 1810 was Pietro Generali's Adelina. This 'melodramma sentimentale' was the latest work by an important contemporary of Rossini, who enjoyed a vogue in early nineteenth-century Italy. The plot concerns the trials ofa girl who is seduced and abandoned by her lover, Erneville, has a child out of wedlock, and is rejected by her father who, thanks to the intervention of a kindly friend, then forgives her after she marries Erneville. Brimming with vivacious writing, Adelina reflects powerful cultural attitudes in vogue in early nineteenth-century Italy.

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