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Aria: Mentre stava a testa ritta

Composer: Rossini Gioachino

Opera: L'equivoco stravagante

Role: Gamberotto (Bass)

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Il mio germe, che di Pallade. Gamberotto. L'equivoco stravagante. RossiniHo la testa, o è andata via?. Bruschino. Il signor Bruschino. RossiniBella Italia!. Selim. Il turco in Italia. RossiniOcchietti miei vezzosi. Buralicchio. L'equivoco stravagante. RossiniLa Calunnia. Don Basilio. The Barber of Seville. RossiniVegliar mai sempre. L'Ajo del Conte Ory. Le comte Ory. RossiniQuest'e un affare. L'Ajo del Conte Ory. Le comte Ory. RossiniDeh! ti ferma ti placa. Assur. Semiramide. RossiniAll'invitto generoso. Maometto. Maometto II. RossiniMiei rampolli femminini. Don Magnifico. La Cenerentola. Rossini
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L'equivoco stravagante (Italian pronunciation: [leˈkwiːvoko stravaˈɡante]; The Curious Misunderstanding) is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini to an Italian libretto by Gaetano Gasbarri. It was Rossini's first attempt at writing a full two-act opera.
L'equivoco stravagante was first performed at the Teatro del Corso, Bologna, on 26 October 1811. It was only performed three times before the police closed the production down, possibly because the text touched on the subject of army desertion. The music of the overture was subsequently lost.
The opera was first produced in the United States (in English translation as The Bizarre Deception) by the Bronx Opera in January 2004.
Ermanno loves Ernestina, who is attracted to the rich, but foolish, Buralicchio. Ermanno's scheming results in Ernestina being arrested on suspicion of having deserted from the army (and really being a man in disguise), but he rescues her, and all ends happily.
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