Il Furioso [Solo piano]. [Manuscript]. Gaetano DONIZETTI.
Il Furioso [Solo piano]. [Manuscript]

Il Furioso [Solo piano]. [Manuscript]

Opera in due atti ... Per Piano Forte Solo

[ca. 1840-1860].

Oblong quarto. Contemporary green leather-backed marbled boards with decorative label to upper titled in manuscript. 72 ff. Notated in ink on 10-stave wove paper.

With small embossed initials under a crown to upper margin of title.

Includes extensive fingering to some numbers.

With an early mansucript inscription to front pastdown: "di nie Morini Luigi," indicating that the present manuscript either belonged to, or was possibly copied by, Luigi Morini.

Binding somewhat worn, rubbed, and bumped; split at upper hinge; free endpapers lacking; minor annotations in early manuscript to pastedowns. Slightly soiled.

Inzaghi IN. 44, p. 160.

In 2 acts to a libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Cervantes, Il furioso premiered in Rome at the Teatro Valle on 2 January 1833.

It is possible that the reference to Luigi Morini on the front pastedown may be to the Bolognese tenor [Francesco] Luigi Morini (ca. 1811-1844). Morini "might have been the father of Giuseppa Faustina, the daughter of Strepponi ..." Phillips-Matz: Verdi, p. 798.

Item #33418

Price: $550.00  other currencies

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