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Aroldo

Roger Parker

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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Opera in four acts by giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by francesco maria Piave after their earlier opera Stiffelio; Rimini, Teatro Nuovo, 16 August 1857.

The first performance of Stiffelio, at Trieste in November 1850, had encountered severe problems with local religious censorship, particular objection being made to the final scene, which had to be changed radically and – Verdi thought – damagingly. The few subsequent revivals also tended to run into trouble,

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