Capuleti e i Montecchi, I (‘The Capuleti and the Montecchi’)
- Simon Maguire,
- Elizabeth Forbes
- and Julian Budden
Tragedia lirica in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini to a libretto by Felice Romani; Venice, Teatro La Fenice, 11 March 1830.
Behind the libretto stand many Italian, ultimately Renaissance, sources rather than Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Collins 1982). Romani rewrote for Bellini the Giulietta e Romeo...