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Disingannati, I

Brian W. Pritchard

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Commedia per musica in three acts by antonio Caldara to a libretto by giovanni claudio Pasquini after Molière’s play Le misanthrope, with ballet music by Nicola Matteis; Vienna, Hoftheater (Teatrino), 8 February 1729.

In adapting Molière’s play Pasquini retained its basic plot and principal characterizations while broadening its social appeal. The vain and coquettish Celimene (soprano) and her sycophants, the poet Trigeno (soprano), the fawning Filindo (alto) and the affected Acasto (alto), ridicule

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