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1837, vol. 1: Cherubini, Mercadante, Donizetti

There was not a state of Italy in 1837, but the Italian unification movement was well underway. The Italian peninsula … Continue reading

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The Opera House that Keeps Burning Down

Studying the Italian opera written in 1837, I came across the story of the aptly name Teatro La Fenice (Phoenix … Continue reading

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