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Corsaro, Il (‘The Corsair’)locked

  • Roger Parker

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Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Byron’s poem The Corsair; Trieste, Teatro Grande, 25 October 1848.

Verdi had toyed with setting Byron’s poem as early as 1844 and kept the subject in mind during the years immediately following. In ...

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