|Operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart|
Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebotes (1767)
Zaide is an unfinished opera, K. 344, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1780. Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebotes (The Obligation of the First and Foremost Commandment K Bastien und Bastienne (Bastien and Bastienne is a one-act Singspiel, comic Opera, with German libretto by Friedrich Wilhelm Weiskern La finta semplice ( The Pretended Simpleton) K 51 (46a is an Opera buffa in three acts for soloists and orchestra composed in 1769 Mitridate re di Ponto ( Mithridates, King of Pontus) K 87 (74a, is an early Opera seria in three acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Ascanio in Alba, K 111, is a Pastoral Opera in two parts ( Festa teatrale in due atti) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Il sogno di Scipione, K 126, is a dramatic serenade in one act ( Azione teatrale) composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Lucio Silla (K135 is an Italian Opera in three acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. La finta giardiniera ("The Pretended Garden-Girl" K 196 is an Italian Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Il re pastore ( The Shepherd King) is an Opera, K 208 written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian Libretto Thamos König in Ägypten ( Thamos King of Egypt, or King Thamos, in English is a play by Tobias Philipp baron von Gebler for which between 1773 Idomeneo re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante ( Italian: Idomeneo King of Crete or Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo Die Entführung aus dem Serail ( K 384; The Abduction from the Seraglio; also known as Il Seraglio) is an Opera Singspiel L'oca del Cairo is an Opera buffa in three acts K 422 begun by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in July 1783 but abandoned in October Lo sposo deluso ossia La rivalità di tre donne per un solo amante ( The Deluded Bridegroom or The Rivalry of Three Women for One Lover) is a two act Opera buffa Der Schauspieldirektor ( The Impresario) K 486 is a comic Singspiel written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German Le nozze di Figaro ossia la folle giornata (Trans The Marriage of Figaro or the Day of Madness) K Don Giovanni ( K527; complete title Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni, literally "The Rake Punish'd or Don Giovanni Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti ( Thus Do They All or The School For Lovers) K La clemenza di Tito (The Clemency of Titus K 621 is an Opera seria composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with text after Metastasio The Magic Flute (German Die Zauberflöte, K 620 is an Opera in two acts composed in 1791 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto This is a complete list of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, listed chronologically. Year 1780 ( MDCCLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Emperor Joseph II, in 1778, was in the process of setting up an opera company for the purpose of performing German opera. Heir and co-regent Joseph was born in the midst of the early upheavals of the War of the Austrian Succession. Year 1778 ( MDCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or Opera in German is the Opera of the German-speaking countries, most notably Germany (or the historic states which now form the Federal Republic of Germany One condition required of the composer to join this company was that he should write a comic opera. At Salzburg in 1779 he began work on a new "rescue" opera, Zaide. is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Year 1779 ( MDCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common It contains spoken dialogue, which also classifies it as a Singspiel (literally, "singing play"). For the racehorse see Singspiel (horse. Singspiel ("song-play" (plural Singspiele is a form of German-language
Rescue operas were popular at the time, since Muslim pirates were preying on Mediterranean shipping, particularly to obtain female, and male slaves, for various purposes. This story represents a reversal, as Zaide goes to save her beloved, Gomatz. Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, is cast in the same mold, with spoken dramatic dialogue, although it is a husband (a political prisoner) who is saved from death in a Spanish prison. Ludwig van Beethoven ( English ˈlʊdvɪg væn ˈbeɪtoʊvən, 16 December 1770 &ndash 26 March 1827 was a German Composer and Pianist. Fidelio (Op 72 is an Opera in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Mozart was composing for a German libretto by Johann Andreas Schachtner, set in Turkey, which was the scene of his next, completed rescue Singspiel (Die Entführung aus dem Serail). A libretto is the text used in an extended Musical work such as an Opera, Operetta, Masque, sacred or secular Oratorio and Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches Die Entführung aus dem Serail ( K 384; The Abduction from the Seraglio; also known as Il Seraglio) is an Opera Singspiel Sadly, he would soon abandon Zaide, to work on Idomeneo, and never returned to the project. Idomeneo re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante ( Italian: Idomeneo King of Crete or Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo The work was lost until after his death, when Constanze Mozart, his wife, found it in his scattered manuscripts in 1799. Year 1799 ( MDCCXCIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The fragments wouldn't be published until 1838, and its first performance was held in Frankfurt on January 27, 1866. Year 1838 ( MDCCCXXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Events 98 - Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva. Year 1866 ( MDCCCLXVI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Zaide has since been said to be the foundations of a masterpiece, and received critical acclaim. The tender soprano air, "Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben" is the only number that might be called moderately familiar.
Modern companion pieces to Zaide have been written by both Luciano Berio and Chaya Chernowin. Luciano Berio, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI ( October 24, 1925 &ndash May 27, 2003) was an Italian Composer. Chaya Czernowin (born December 7, 1957 in Haifa, Israel) is an Israeli Composer currently residing in Austria
Zaide can neither be described as opera buffa or opera seria it contained elements of both forms, and parallels may be drawn to both genre in Mozart's work. The term Opera buffa (plural Opere buffe) was at first used as an informal description of Italian Comic operas variously classified by their authors as Opera seria (usually called dramma per musica or Melodramma serio) is an Italian musical term which refers to the noble and "serious" Zaide is also notable as being the only dramatic piece by Mozart to contain melodrama. Melodrama refers to theatre in which music is used to increase the spectator's emotional response or to suggest character types This includes spoken dialogue which has been lost, though there have been various attempts in modern times to write new dialog to substitute for Schachtner's lost words.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere Cast, January 27, 1866|
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Zaide falls in love with Gomatz, a slave, which strikes up jealousy and rage in the Sultan, who happens to also admire her. This article is related to a series of articles under the main article Voice type. The tenor is the highest male voice within the Modal register, just above the Baritone voice Sultan (سلطان is an Islamic title with several historical meanings After capture she chooses a free life with Gomatz rather than a good life with the Sultan. Allazim encourages the sultan to consider Gomatz as a man, not as a slave. A twist on the end of the opera reveals Zaide and Gomatz to be brother and sister and Allazim to be their father. This ending is not always used, and is usually just narration depicting what may have happened if Mozart had actually finished the opera.