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Il mercante di Venezia: Tre atti, dal testo originale di Shakespeare. (Versione ritmica dell’autore) [ The Merchant of Venice: Three acts, from Shakespeare’s original play]

Opus Number: 181
Year: 1956
Text: English and Italian libretti by MCT based on Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
Instrumentation: 2 sopranos, mezzosoprano, 3 tenors, 3 baritones, 2 basses; 2 mimes; chorus; orchestra [2 fl, picc, 2 ob, Engl hn, 3 cl, b cl, 3 bn, cbn, 4 hn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, b tbn, timp, piano, 2 harps, xylo, 3 perc, 7 stage band parts & strings].
Publisher: Milan: Ricordi (1961)
Premiere: Franco Capuana,conductor; Renato Capecchi, Shylock; Rosanna Carteri,Portia; and Renata Ongaro, Nerissa; 25 May 1961,Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence
Dedication: Arturo Toscanini
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Awards: Davide Campari Prize - Concorso Internazionale La Scala (1958)
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