Amilcare Ponchielli

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... read moreComposer Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886), was regarded in his day to be second in importance only to Verdi in the field of Italian opera. He is remembered primarily for his opera, La Gioconda (1876), with a libretto by Arrigo Boito, which has been consistently at the core of the operatic repertoire...

Key songs

Amilcare Ponchielli
La Gioconda: Suicidio
4:16
Amilcare Ponchielli
Suicidio! - La Gioconda
4:35
Amilcare Ponchielli
Ponchielli: Dance Of The Hours
8:05
Amilcare Ponchielli
La Gioconda: Cielo E Mar!
5:31
Amilcare Ponchielli
Dance Of The Hours
8:05

Biography

Country Of origin: Italy

An Italian composer whose fame is based upon one work, La Gioconda, an opera that contains the famous "Dance of the Hours." Ponchielli also wrote band pieces, vocal chamber pieces, and music for voice and piano. ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi

Similar artists

Arrigo Boito
Giacomo Meyerbeer
Jacques Offenbach
Giuseppe Verdi

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