Vittoria Mio Core Musical Analysis

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“Vittoria Mio Core” by Carisimi was also performed by Evan. Giacomo Carissimi (baptized April 18, 1605 – January 12, 1674) was an Italian composer and music teacher. He is one of the most celebrated masters of the early Baroque or, more accurately, the Roman School of music. Carissimi established the characteristic features of the Latin oratorio and was a prolific composer of motets and cantatas. He was highly influential in musical developments in north European countries through his pupils and the wide dissemination of his music.
“Vittoria, mio core” is a Baroque Italian song written by Giacomo Carissimi, taking its text from a poem by Domenico Benigni. Translating to “Victory, my heart”, the overall theme of “Vittoria” is freedom from the “bondage of love”. The piece starts with a lively exposition of the first theme, ending with a jubilantly extended run on the word "sciolta" (shattered.) The setting also repeats the word "vittoria”, more than any other in the text. After this aria, the tempo slows for a recitative-like passage and then returns to the opening; this pattern repeats with another recitative section and a final repeat of the opening. Carissimi used this same structure in other secular cantatas.
“In der Fremde” by Schumann was Evan third performance. Schumann became a composer because he failed as a pianist. The 1830s were the dawn of a
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Lloyd Webber and Stilgoe also wrote the musical's book together. The musical opened in London's West End in 1986, and on Broadway in 1988. It won the 1986 Olivier Award and the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical, and Michael Crawford (in the title role) won the Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical. It is the longest running show in Broadway history by a wide margin, and celebrated its 10,000th Broadway performance on 11 February 2012, the first production ever to do

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