Les deux comtesses : opera bouffon imité de l'Italien et parodié sous la musique

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Paisiello’s comic operas were some of the most successful of the time. In point of fact, his operas enjoyed 251 performances in Vienna between 1783 and 1792, compared to 63 performances of Mozart’s operas. The intermezzo Le due comtesse, which first appeared in Rome (with an all-male cast) on 3 January 1776, was translated to French and parodied by Nicolas Etienne Framery, who also adapted Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Parisian stage.

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1 score (236 p.) ; 33 cm.

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Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816 & Framery, Nicolas Etienne, 1745-1810 178u.

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  • Main Title: Les deux comtesses : opera bouffon imité de l'Italien et parodié sous la musique
  • Alternate Title: Imité de l'Italien et Parodié sous la Musique
  • Uniform Title: Due contesse. French
  • Added Title: Imité de l'Italien et Parodié sous la Musique

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Paisiello’s comic operas were some of the most successful of the time. In point of fact, his operas enjoyed 251 performances in Vienna between 1783 and 1792, compared to 63 performances of Mozart’s operas. The intermezzo Le due comtesse, which first appeared in Rome (with an all-male cast) on 3 January 1776, was translated to French and parodied by Nicolas Etienne Framery, who also adapted Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Parisian stage.

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1 score (236 p.) ; 33 cm.

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  • 178u

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  • Nov. 8, 2005, 4:29 p.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 11:44 a.m.

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Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816 & Framery, Nicolas Etienne, 1745-1810. Les deux comtesses : opera bouffon imité de l'Italien et parodié sous la musique, score, 178u; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc27/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.