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Sonnambula, La (‘The Sleepwalker’)locked

  • Julian Budden,
  • Elizabeth Forbes
  •  and Simon Maguire


Melodramma in two acts by vincenzo Bellini to a libretto by felice Romani after eugène Scribe and J.-P. Aumer’s ballet-pantomime La somnambule, ou L’arrivée d’un nouveau seigneur; Milan, Teatro Carcano, 6 March 1831.

Bellini wrote his sixth professional opera for a remarkable season at the Teatro Carcano which opened with Donizetti’s ...

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