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Arrigo Boito

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Country of Birth:

Italy

Year of Birth:

1842

Year of Death:

1918

About the composer Arrigo Boito

Arrigo Boito (24 February 1842 - 10 June 1918), aka Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito, pseudonym Tobia Gorrio, was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele. Along with Emilio Praga, he is regarded as one of the prominent representatives of the Scapigliatura artistic movement.
Born in Padua, the son of Silvestro Boito, an Italian painter of miniatures and his wife, a Polish countess, Józefina Radoliñska, Boito studied music at the Milan Conservatory with Alberto Mazzucato until 1861. In 1866 he fought under Giuseppe Garibaldi in the Seven Weeks War in which the Kingdom of Italy and Prussia fought against Austria, after which Venice was ceded to Italy.
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Maria Callas L altra notte in fondo al mare  106492
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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1La luna immobile innoda l'etere Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 4

Type: duet,choirVoice: S cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Elena/Pantalis
2Forma ideal purissima Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 4

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Faust/Elena
3Giunto sul passo estremo Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 4

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Faust
4Spunta l'aurora pallida Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Margherita
5Lontano lontano lontano Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 3

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Faust/Margherita
6L'altra notte in fondo al mare Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Margherita
7Colma il tuo coro d'un palpito Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 2.01

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Faust
8Ecco il mondo Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mefistofele
9Dai campi dai prati Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Faust
10Son lo spirito Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mefistofele
11Ave Signor Popularity:

Opera: MefistofeleComposer: BoitoAct: 0

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mefistofele
12Invan mi danni Popularity:

Opera: NeroneComposer: BoitoAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
13A notte cupa Popularity:

Opera: NeroneComposer: BoitoAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
14Queste ad un lido fatal Popularity:

Opera: NeroneComposer: BoitoAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles:
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