Label: Ris - R. 10.138,Superbudget - RIS J 3138 • Format: Vinyl LP, Reissue • Country: Italy • Genre: Classical • Style: Romantic
Campra dedicated the work to Louis, Grand Dauphinheir apparent to the French throne, who enjoyed it and had it staged again in Februaryshortly before his death. In one critic's assessment: "In a magisterial act of conflation, this composer blends the styles of Lully, Lalande, Monteverdi and Cavalli and manages also to foreshadow Handel and Rameau. He dreamt up a Il Carnevale Di Venezia / Le Carnaval De Venise - Adel Valentine - Valzer Celebri score, capable of recapturing in Paris both the carnival spirit in general and that of the legendary Venice in particular.
Alan Rich summarized the plot in these words: . Its first two acts use as their prop a classic commedia dell'arte plot involving love triangles, foolish old men, and an elopement.
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That act is in Italian: the first two are in French with an amusing interweaving of Italianate slang. The action takes place in Venice during Carnival season. Stagehands are urged on by a foreman to complete readying a room for the presentation of a play. Everything is in disarray, with pieces of lumber and unfinished set decorations lying about. Minerva descends to take part in the celebration and is shocked by the state of things. She decides to take charge herself and calls on the gods of the arts for their help.
Music, dance, painting and architecture appear with their escorts and construct a magnificent theater. Minerva invites a choir to celebrate a glorious monarch and unveils a stage presentation of the carnival in Venice. Venice, the Piazza San Marco. She also fears her rival Isabelle. Each thinks the other is mistaken. A troop of Bohemians, Armenians, and Slavs appear with guitars. They sing in Italian and dance.
Rodolphe, a noble Venetian in love with Isabelle, is torn between love and jealousy. Together they plan revenge. The goddess Fortune appears, followed by a stream of gamblers representing all the nations of the world. The scene changes to night, with a view of pleasureful palaces with balconies. Rodolphe has positioned himself to spy on his rival. Isabelle answers them, singing from her balcony.
Witnessing this scene Rodolphe grows increasingly angry and spiteful. Rodolphe reveals himself, and Isabelle rejects his advances. Left alone, Rodolphe plans vengeance. A square in Venice, encircled by magnificent palaces, on which canals full of gondolas converge. Rodolphe arrives to tell her that he has killed his rival. She rejects Rodolphe in horror. Divertissement of Castelans and Nicolotes, two of the city's rival factions, [a] with fifes and tambourines.
The former defeat the latter and demonstrate their joy in dancing. They confess their love for each other. Orpheus in the underworld in Italian. A theater appears and is unveiled to reveal the palace of Pluto.
Pluto, warned that a mortal is arriving, alerts the gods of the underworld. He is enraptured by the song of Orpheus, who asks him to hand over Euridice. Pluto agrees to do so provided that Orpheus does not gaze at her until he emerges from the underworld. Euridice appears and in response to her repeated appeals to look at her Orpheus does so. Moć - The Chablon* - Krvopija demons of the underworld separate them forever.
A magnificent hall. The figure of Carnival appears leading a parade of masked participants from all nations. The maskers begin dancing with great seriousness.
Carnival announces he wants to see something more frivolous. A magnificent chariot appears drawn by comic maskers who join in the dance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Presto Classical. Retrieved 9 June Wavre, Belgium: Editions Mardaga. Glossa Music. New York Magazine. Retrieved 11 June Hidden categories: Use dmy dates from June Articles with Italian-language external links.
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