Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
And Ads-free!

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492, is an opera buffa (comic opera) in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. [1]

115 relations: A minor, Adriana Ferrarese del Bene, Anemoi, Anna Gottlieb, Aria, Austro-Hungarian gulden, Bar (music), Baritone, Bass (voice type), Bass-baritone, Bassoon, Bassoon Concerto (Mozart), Burgtheater, C major, Cavatina, Cello, Charles Rosen, Choir, Clarinet, Conducting, Contralto, Coronation Mass (Mozart), Così fan tutte, Cuckold, D major, Dexter Edge, Don Giovanni, Droit du seigneur, Duet, Elizabeth Forbes (musicologist), Encore (concert), Eszterháza, F major, F minor, Falstaff (opera), Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's Figaro and Don Giovanni, Ferenc Kazinczy, Flute, Fortepiano, Francesco Benucci, Franz Liszt, G. Schirmer Inc., Giuseppe Verdi, Harpsichord, Henry Bishop (composer), Indiana University Press, J. B. Steane, Johannes Brahms, Johannes Erath, John Corigliano, ..., John Tyrrell (musicologist), Joseph Haydn, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, Joseph Weigl, Köchel catalogue, Key (music), Keyboard instrument, Laxenburg, League (unit), Libretto, List of operas by Mozart, Lorenzo Da Ponte, Major scale, Maria Anna von Genzinger, Masterpiece, Mezzo-soprano, Michael Kelly (tenor), Minor scale, Motif (music), Musopen, Nancy Storace, Natural horn, New Haven, Connecticut, Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, Non più andrai, Oboe, Oliver Ditson, Opera buffa, Operabase, Overture, Page (servant), Pierre Beaumarchais, Premiere, Recitative, Se vuol ballare, Seal (emblem), Semperoper, Seville, Sonata form, Soprano, Stanford University, Stanley Sadie, Stendhal, String section, Sull'aria...che soave zeffiretto, Tafelmusik (musical term), Tempo, Tenor, Tessitura, The Barber of Seville (Paisiello), The Barber of Seville (play), The Ghosts of Versailles, The Guilty Mother, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro (play), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Timpani, Travesti (theatre), Trumpet, University of California Press, Valet, Voice type, W. W. Norton & Company, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Prague. Expand index (65 more) »

A minor

A minor (abbreviated Am) is a minor scale based on A, consisting of the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. The harmonic minor scale raises the G to sharp.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and A minor · See more »

Adriana Ferrarese del Bene

Adriana Ferrarese del Bene (born c. 1755 in Ferrara - died after 1804 in Venice) was an Italian operatic soprano.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Adriana Ferrarese del Bene · See more »

Anemoi

In ancient Greek religion and myth, the Anemoi (Greek: Ἄνεμοι, "Winds") were wind gods who were each ascribed a cardinal direction from which their respective winds came (see Classical compass winds), and were each associated with various seasons and weather conditions.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Anemoi · See more »

Anna Gottlieb

Maria Anna Josepha Francisca Gottlieb (29 April 1774 – 4 February 1856) was an Austrian soprano.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Anna Gottlieb · See more »

Aria

An aria (air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Aria · See more »

Austro-Hungarian gulden

The Gulden or forint (Österreichisch-ungarische Gulden, osztrák-magyar forint, rakousko-uherský zlatý) was the currency of the lands of the House of Habsburg between 1754 and 1892 (known as the Austrian Empire from 1804 to 1867 and the Austro-Hungarian Empire after 1867), when it was replaced by the Krone/korona as part of the introduction of the gold standard.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Austro-Hungarian gulden · See more »

Bar (music)

In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Bar (music) · See more »

Baritone

A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Baritone · See more »

Bass (voice type)

A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Bass (voice type) · See more »

Bass-baritone

A bass-baritone is a high-lying bass or low-lying "classical" baritone voice type which shares certain qualities with the true baritone voice.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Bass-baritone · See more »

Bassoon

The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Bassoon · See more »

Bassoon Concerto (Mozart)

The Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191/186e, written in 1774 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is the most often performed and studied piece in the entire bassoon repertory.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Bassoon Concerto (Mozart) · See more »

Burgtheater

The Burgtheater (en: (Imperial) Court Theatre), originally known as K.K. Theater an der Burg, then until 1918 as the K.K. Hofburgtheater, is the Austrian National Theatre in Vienna and one of the most important German language theatres in the world.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Burgtheater · See more »

C major

The C major scale consists of the pitches C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. Its key signature has no flats or sharps.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and C major · See more »

Cavatina

Cavatina (Italian diminutive of cavata, the producing of tone from an instrument, plural cavatine) is a musical term, originally meaning a short song of simple character, without a second strain or any repetition of the air.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Cavatina · See more »

Cello

The cello (plural cellos or celli) or violoncello is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Cello · See more »

Charles Rosen

Charles Welles Rosen (May 5, 1927December 9, 2012) was an American pianist and writer on music.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Charles Rosen · See more »

Choir

A choir (also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Choir · See more »

Clarinet

The clarinet is a family of woodwind instruments that have a single-reed mouthpiece, a straight cylindrical tube with an approximately cylindrical bore, and a flaring bell.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Clarinet · See more »

Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as a concert, by way of visible gestures with the hands, arms, face and head.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Conducting · See more »

Contralto

A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Contralto · See more »

Coronation Mass (Mozart)

The Krönungsmesse (German for Coronation Mass) (Mass No. 15 in C major, K. 317; sometimes Mass No. 16), composed in 1779, is one of the most popular of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 17 extant settings of the Ordinary of the Mass.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Coronation Mass (Mozart) · See more »

Così fan tutte

(Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588, is an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed on 26 January 1790, at the Wiener Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Così fan tutte · See more »

Cuckold

The term cuckold refers to the husband of an adulterous wife.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Cuckold · See more »

D major

D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and D major · See more »

Dexter Edge

Dexter Edge (born in Tacoma, Washington, 20 January 1953) is an American musicologist.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Dexter Edge · See more »

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, or Don Giovanni) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni · See more »

Droit du seigneur

Droit du seigneur, also known as jus primae noctis, refers to a supposed legal right in medieval Europe, and elsewhere, allowing feudal lords to have sexual relations with subordinate women on their wedding night.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Droit du seigneur · See more »

Duet

A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Duet · See more »

Elizabeth Forbes (musicologist)

Elizabeth Forbes (3 August 1924 – 22 October 2014) was an English author, music critic, and musicologist who specialised in writing about opera.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Elizabeth Forbes (musicologist) · See more »

Encore (concert)

An encore is an additional performance added to the end of a concert, from the French encore, which means "again", "some more"; multiple encores are not uncommon.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Encore (concert) · See more »

Eszterháza

Esterháza is a palace in Fertőd, Hungary, built by Prince Nikolaus Esterházy.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Eszterháza · See more »

F major

The F major scale (or the key of F) consists of the pitches F, G, A, flat, C, D, and E. Its key signature has one flat.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and F major · See more »

F minor

F minor is a minor scale based on F, consisting of the pitches F, G, flat, flat, C, flat, and flat.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and F minor · See more »

Falstaff (opera)

Falstaff is an opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Falstaff (opera) · See more »

Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's Figaro and Don Giovanni

The Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's Figaro and Don Giovanni (German: Fantasie über Themen aus Mozarts Figaro und Don Giovanni), S.697, is an operatic paraphrase for solo piano by Franz Liszt, left as an unfinished manuscript upon his death, but completed by the pianist Leslie Howard and published in 1997.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Fantasy on Themes from Mozart's Figaro and Don Giovanni · See more »

Ferenc Kazinczy

Ferenc Kazinczy (archaically English: Francis Kazinczy, October 27, 1759 – August 23, 1831) was a Hungarian author, the most indefatigable agent in the regeneration of the Magyar language and literature at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th century.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Ferenc Kazinczy · See more »

Flute

The flute is a family of musical instrument of the woodwind group.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Flute · See more »

Fortepiano

Fortepiano designates the early version of the piano, from its invention by the Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori around 1700 up to the early 19th century.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Fortepiano · See more »

Francesco Benucci

Francesco Benucci (ca. 1745 – 5 April 1824) was an outstanding Italian bass/baritone singer of the 18th century.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Francesco Benucci · See more »

Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt (Hungarian Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc;Liszt's Hungarian passport spelt his given name as "Ferencz". An orthographic reform of the Hungarian language in 1922 (which was 36 years after Liszt's death) changed the letter "cz" to simply "c" in all words except surnames; this has led to Liszt's given name being rendered in modern Hungarian usage as "Ferenc". From 1859 to 1867 he was officially Franz Ritter von Liszt; he was created a Ritter (knight) by Emperor Francis Joseph I in 1859, but never used this title of nobility in public. The title was necessary to marry the Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein without her losing her privileges, but after the marriage fell through, Liszt transferred the title to his uncle Eduard in 1867. Eduard's son was Franz von Liszt. (October 22, 1811July 31, 1886) was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, teacher and Franciscan tertiary. Liszt gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his virtuosic skill as a pianist. He was said by his contemporaries to have been the most technically advanced pianist of his age, and in the 1840s he was considered to be the greatest pianist of all time. Liszt was also a well-known and influential composer, piano teacher and conductor. He was a benefactor to other composers, including Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin. As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the New German School (Neudeutsche Schule). He left behind an extensive and diverse body of work in which he influenced his forward-looking contemporaries and anticipated some 20th-century ideas and trends. Some of his most notable contributions were the invention of the symphonic poem, developing the concept of thematic transformation as part of his experiments in musical form, and making radical departures in harmony. He also played an important role in popularizing a wide array of music by transcribing it for piano.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Franz Liszt · See more »

G. Schirmer Inc.

G.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and G. Schirmer Inc. · See more »

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian composer of operas.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Giuseppe Verdi · See more »

Harpsichord

A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Harpsichord · See more »

Henry Bishop (composer)

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (18 November 178630 April 1855) was an English composer.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Henry Bishop (composer) · See more »

Indiana University Press

Indiana University Press, also known as IU Press, is an academic publisher at Indiana University that specializes in the humanities and social sciences.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Indiana University Press · See more »

J. B. Steane

John Barry Steane (12 April 1928 – 17 March 2011) was an English music critic, musicologist, literary scholar and teacher, with a particular interest in singing and the human voice.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and J. B. Steane · See more »

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Johannes Brahms · See more »

Johannes Erath

Johannes Erath (born 1975) is a German opera director.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Johannes Erath · See more »

John Corigliano

John Corigliano (born 16 February 1938 in New York City, United States) is an American composer of classical music.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and John Corigliano · See more »

John Tyrrell (musicologist)

John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and John Tyrrell (musicologist) · See more »

Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Joseph Haydn · See more »

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph II (Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam; 13 March 1741 – 20 February 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor · See more »

Joseph Weigl

Joseph Weigl (28 March 1766 – 3 February 1846), was an Austrian composer and conductor, born in Eisenstadt, Hungary, Austrian Empire.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Joseph Weigl · See more »

Köchel catalogue

The Köchel-Verzeichnis is an inclusive, chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which was originally created by Ludwig von Köchel.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Köchel catalogue · See more »

Key (music)

In music theory, the key of a piece is the tonic note and chord which gives a subjective sense of arrival and rest.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Key (music) · See more »

Keyboard instrument

A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Keyboard instrument · See more »

Laxenburg

Laxenburg is a town in the district of Mödling in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, near Vienna.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Laxenburg · See more »

League (unit)

A league is a unit of length (or, in various regions, area).

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and League (unit) · See more »

Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Libretto · See more »

List of operas by Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas comprise 22 musical dramas in a variety of genres.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and List of operas by Mozart · See more »

Lorenzo Da Ponte

Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 174917 August 1838) was a Venetian opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Lorenzo Da Ponte · See more »

Major scale

The major scale or Ionian scale is one of the most commonly used musical scales, especially in Western music.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Major scale · See more »

Maria Anna von Genzinger

Maria Anna Sabina (von) Genzinger (6 November 1754 - 26 January 1793), called "Marianne", was a Viennese amateur musician, the mother of six children, and a friend of the composer Joseph Haydn.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Maria Anna von Genzinger · See more »

Masterpiece

Masterpiece or chef d'œuvre in modern use refers to a creation that has been given much critical praise, especially one that is considered the greatest work of a person's career or to a work of outstanding creativity, skill, or workmanship.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Masterpiece · See more »

Mezzo-soprano

A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Mezzo-soprano · See more »

Michael Kelly (tenor)

Michael Kelly (25 December 1762 – 9 October 1826) was an Irish singer (tenor), composer and theatrical manager who made an international career of importance in musical history.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Michael Kelly (tenor) · See more »

Minor scale

In music theory, minor scale may refer to.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Minor scale · See more »

Motif (music)

In music, a motif or motive is a short musical idea, a salient recurring figure, musical fragment or succession of notes that has some special importance in or is characteristic of a composition: "The motive is the smallest structural unit possessing thematic identity".

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Motif (music) · See more »

Musopen

Musopen Inc.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Musopen · See more »

Nancy Storace

Anna (or Ann) Selina Storace, known as Nancy Storace (27 October 1765 – 24 August 1817), was an English operatic soprano.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Nancy Storace · See more »

Natural horn

The natural horn is a musical instrument that is the ancestor of the modern-day horn, and is differentiated by its lack of valves.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Natural horn · See more »

New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and New Haven, Connecticut · See more »

Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy

Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (Esterházy I. Miklós, Nikolaus I. Joseph Fürst Esterhazy; 18 December 1714 – 28 September 1790) was a Hungarian prince, a member of the famous Esterházy family.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy · See more »

Non più andrai

"" (You shall go no more) is an aria for bass from Mozart's 1786 opera The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Non più andrai · See more »

Oboe

Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind musical instruments.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Oboe · See more »

Oliver Ditson

Oliver Ditson (October 20, 1811 - December 21, 1888) was an American businessman and founder of Oliver Ditson and Company, one of the major music publishing houses of the late 19th century.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Oliver Ditson · See more »

Opera buffa

Opera buffa (Italian, plural: opere buffe; English: comic opera) is a genre of opera.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Opera buffa · See more »

Operabase

Operabase is an online database of opera performances, opera houses and companies, and performers themselves as well as their agents.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Operabase · See more »

Overture

Overture (French ouverture, lit. "opening"; German Ouvertüre, Vorspiel, i.e., "prelude", lit. "play before") in music is the term originally applied to the instrumental introduction to an opera.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Overture · See more »

Page (servant)

A page or page boy is traditionally a young male servant, but may also have been used for a messenger at the service of a nobleman or an apprentice knight.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Page (servant) · See more »

Pierre Beaumarchais

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (24 January 1732 – 18 May 1799) was a French playwright, watchmaker, inventor, musician, diplomat, fugitive, spy, publisher, horticulturalist, arms dealer, satirist, financier, and revolutionary (both French and American).

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Pierre Beaumarchais · See more »

Premiere

A premiere (or, French for "first") is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Premiere · See more »

Recitative

Recitative (also known by its Italian name "recitativo") is a style of delivery (much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas) in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Recitative · See more »

Se vuol ballare

The cavatina "" is an aria for baritone or bass from the first act of the opera The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Se vuol ballare · See more »

Seal (emblem)

A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Seal (emblem) · See more »

Semperoper

The Semperoper is the opera house of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden (Saxon State Opera) and the concert hall of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (Saxon State Orchestra).

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Semperoper · See more »

Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Seville · See more »

Sonata form

Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a large-scale musical structure used widely since the middle of the 18th century (the early Classical period).

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Sonata form · See more »

Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Soprano · See more »

Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions, with the top position in numerous rankings and measures in the United States.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Stanford University · See more »

Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930, Wembley – 21 March 2005, Cossington, Somerset) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Stanley Sadie · See more »

Stendhal

Marie-Henri Beyle (23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (or; in English,, or), was a 19th-century French writer.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Stendhal · See more »

String section

The string section is the largest body of the standard Classical orchestra.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and String section · See more »

Sull'aria...che soave zeffiretto

"" is a duettino, or a short duet, from act 3 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492, to a libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Sull'aria...che soave zeffiretto · See more »

Tafelmusik (musical term)

Tafelmusik (German: literally, "table-music") is a term used since the mid-16th century for music played at feasts and banquets.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Tafelmusik (musical term) · See more »

Tempo

In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece or subsection thereof.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Tempo · See more »

Tenor

A tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Tenor · See more »

Tessitura

In music, tessitura (texture) is the most musically acceptable and comfortable range for a given singer or, less frequently, musical instrument; the range in which a given type of voice presents its best-sounding texture or timbre.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Tessitura · See more »

The Barber of Seville (Paisiello)

Il barbiere di Siviglia, ovvero La precauzione inutile (The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution) is a comic opera by Giovanni Paisiello from a libretto by Giuseppe Petrosellini, even though his name is not identified on the score's title page.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Barber of Seville (Paisiello) · See more »

The Barber of Seville (play)

The Barber of Seville or the Useless Precaution (Le Barbier de Séville ou la Précaution inutile) is a French play by Pierre Beaumarchais, with original music by Antoine-Laurent Baudron.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Barber of Seville (play) · See more »

The Ghosts of Versailles

The Ghosts of Versailles is an opera in two acts, with music by John Corigliano to an English libretto by William M. Hoffman.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Ghosts of Versailles · See more »

The Guilty Mother

The Guilty Mother subtitled The Other Tartuffe is the third play of the Figaro trilogy by Pierre Beaumarchais; its predecessors were ''The Barber of Seville'' and ''The Marriage of Figaro''.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother · See more »

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute · See more »

The Marriage of Figaro (play)

The Marriage of Figaro (La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro ("The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro")) is a comedy in five acts, written in 1778 by Pierre Beaumarchais.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The Marriage of Figaro (play) · See more »

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians · See more »

Timpani

Timpani, or kettledrums (also informally called timps), are musical instruments in the percussion family.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Timpani · See more »

Travesti (theatre)

Travesti (literally "disguised") is a theatrical term referring to the portrayal of a character in an opera, play, or ballet by a performer of the opposite sex.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Travesti (theatre) · See more »

Trumpet

A trumpet is a musical instrument.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Trumpet · See more »

University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and University of California Press · See more »

Valet

Valet and varlet are terms for male servants who serve as personal attendants to their employer.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Valet · See more »

Voice type

A voice type is a particular human singing voice identified as having certain qualities or characteristics of vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, and vocal transition points (passaggio), such as breaks and lifts within the voice.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Voice type · See more »

W. W. Norton & Company

W.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and W. W. Norton & Company · See more »

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (English see fn.; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart · See more »

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Prague

There is no question that the Praguers of the late eighteenth century exhibited a special appreciation for the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, even though, as recently pointed out by Daniel E. Freeman, confirmations of this fact attributed to Mozart himself in sayings such as "" ("My Praguers understand me") have only come down to posterity second or third hand.

New!!: The Marriage of Figaro and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Prague · See more »

Redirects here:

Countess Almaviva, Dove sono, K 492, K. 492, KV 492, KV. 492, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Le Nozze di Figaro, Le nozze di Figaro, Le nozze di Figaro, ossia la folle giornata, Le nozze di figaro, Mariage de Figaro, Marriage of Figaro, Marriage of figaro, Nozze di Figaro, The marriage of Figaro, The marriage of figaro, Voi Che Sapete.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Marriage_of_Figaro

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »