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29 Dec 2004

Acis and Galatea at Teatro Marrucino di Chieti

Haendel in salsa mozartiana Acis and Galatea Pastorale in 2 atti di Georg Friedrich Haendel. (orchestrazione W. A. Mozart, K566) libretto di John Gay dalle Metamorfosi di Ovidio edizione Edizioni Barenreiter, Kassel (in Italia casa Musicale Sonzogno di Piero Ostali)...

Haendel in salsa mozartiana

Acis and Galatea
Pastorale in 2 atti
di Georg Friedrich Haendel. (orchestrazione W. A. Mozart, K566)
libretto di John Gay dalle Metamorfosi di Ovidio
edizione Edizioni Barenreiter, Kassel (in Italia casa Musicale Sonzogno di Piero Ostali)

Teatro Marrucino
CHIETI
28 dicembre 2004

Al Marrucino di Chieti, teatro di tradizione di fresca nomina, approda una co-produzione insieme ai teatri toscani del circuito CittàLirica: questa "Acis and Galatea" appena battezzata a Pisa non è la versione prima della pastorale di Haendel su libretto di John Gay (1731) solo per l'orchestrazione, che è quella confezionata da Mozart per il barone van Swieten nel 1788, giacché la lingua delle parti vocali rimane l'inglese dell'originale. Dunque, in organico, anche doppi clarinetti, fagotti e corni, che Mozart sfrutta a dovere per ri-creare un colore diverso dall'originale: molti passaggi solistici degli oboi sono passati ai clarinetti, e la colonne d'harmonie si scava tasselli dal colore brunito in vari angoli della partitura.

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