on May 10, 2015
| Very rare handwritten music score cm.30 x cm.22 datable about 1850|
Donizetti wrote Lucia di Lammermoor in 1835, a time when several factors led to the height of his reputation as a composer of opera
The perceived romance of its violent wars and feuds, as well as its folklore and mythology, intrigued 19th century readers and audiences
The setting is the Lammermuir Hills of Scotland (Lammermoor) in the 17th century
20th century and beyond
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