Gasparo Spontini

More info on Gasparo Spontini

Country of Birth:

Italy

Year of Birth:

1774

Year of Death:

1851

About the composer Gasparo Spontini

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini (14 November 1774 - 24 January 1851) was an Italian opera composer and conductor, extremely celebrated in his time, though largely forgotten after his death.
Born in Maiolati in the province of Ancona, now Maiolati Spontini, he spent most of his career in Paris and Berlin, but returned to his place of birth at the end of his life. During the first two decades of the 19th century, Spontini was an important figure in French opera. In his more than twenty operas, Spontini strove to adapt Gluck's classical tragédie lyrique to the contemporary taste for melodrama, for grander spectacle (in Fernand Cortez for example), for enriched orchestral timbre, and for melodic invention allied to idiomatic expressiveness of words. His single great masterpiece and success was La vestale.
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MARIA CALLAS Amsterdam 1959 160245
Tu che invoco con orrore
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas
Di lauri il suol spargiamo La Vestale Maria Callas 164835
Di lauri il suol spargiamo
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas

Placido Domingo La Vestale Ohime Quale Apparato 171499
Ohime quale apparato
(La Vestala)
Plácido Domingo
Alma Vesta del ciel La Vestale Maria Callas 181986
Alma vesta del ciel
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas

Presso il sublime tempio La Vestale Maria Callas 191674
Presso il sublime tempio
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas
Fermate Satelliti di morte La Vestale Maria Callas 174535
Fermate satelliti di morte
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas

Oh delitto Oh sventura La Vestale Maria Callas 168533
Oh! delitto oh sventura
(La Vestala)
Maria Callas

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Tu che invoco con orrore Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.02

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
2Ohime quale apparato Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius
3Di lauri il suol spargiamo Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.06

Type: recitativeVoice: T Mz T SLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius/Great Vestal/Cinna/Julia
4Alma vesta del ciel Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.03

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz SLanguage: French

Roles: Great Vestal/Julia
5Giulia e la sua voce Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.04

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius/Julia
6Che si vuole da me Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.04-2

Type: duetVoice: Mz SLanguage: French

Roles: Great Vestal/Julia
7Presso il sublime tempio Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: T TLanguage: French

Roles: Cinna/Licinius
8Fermate satelliti di morte Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.08

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius/Julia
9Oh! delitto oh sventura Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.06

Type: aria,choirVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
10Overture Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
11Oh! di funesta possa Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
12Divino foco alma del monde Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.01

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: French

Roles: Julia/Great Vestal
13O nume tutelar degli infelice Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.07

Type: aria,choirVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
14D'un sacrifizio orrende Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.03

Type: aria,choirVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius
15Sul profanato altar Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.06

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles:
16E questa l'ultima volta Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: French

Roles: Julia/Great Vestal
17Licinio ciel qual voce Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.05

Type: trioVoice: S T TLanguage: French

Roles: Julia/Licinius/Cinna
18Differir vi consiglio Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.04

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Chief Aruspices
19Caro oggeto Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.07

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
20Ballet 1 Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.07

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
21Su questro scaro altare Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Julia
22Cinna l'arme che fan Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.02

Type: recitativeVoice: T TLanguage: French

Roles: Licinius/Cinna
23La vestala infida mora Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 3.05

Type: duetVoice: S MzLanguage: French

Roles: Julia/Great Vestal
24E l'amore un mostro un barbaro Popularity:

Opera: Vestala, LaComposer: SpontiniAct: 1.04-3

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Chief Priest
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