What is La Gioconda?
The story revolves around a woman, Gioconda, who so loves her mother that when Laura, her rival in love for the heart of Enzo, saves her mother’s life, Gioconda puts aside her own romantic love to repay her. The villain Barnaba tries to seduce Gioconda, but she prefers death.
How long is La Gioconda opera?
3 hours 40 minutes
The lyrics of the opera are displayed in original language and in English. The performance takes 3 hours 40 minutes, intermission included.
Who wrote the opera La Gioconda?
Arrigo BoitoLa Gioconda / LibrettistArrigo Boito was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi’s last two monumental operas Otello and Falstaff and his own opera Mefistofele. Wikipedia
Who painted the masterpiece La Gioconda?
Leonardo da Vinci
Mona Lisa, also called Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo, Italian La Gioconda, or French La Joconde, oil painting on a poplar wood panel by Leonardo da Vinci, probably the world’s most famous painting.
Who painted La Gioconda?
Leonardo da VinciMona Lisa / Artist
Where is Dance of the Hours from?
Dance of the Hours is one of the most frequently parodied pieces of classical music. An extract was first used by the Walt Disney Animation Studios in one of their earliest cartoon series (Silly Symphonies).
What is the painting La Gioconda more usually known as?
Based on the mid-sixteenth century biography of Leonardo da Vinci by Giorgio Vasari, many historians believe the painting is a portrait of Madam Lisa Giocondo, wife of a wealthy Florentine. It is from Vasari that the painting received the name Mona Lisa, also known as La Gioconda in Italian or La Joconde in French.
What does Mona mean in Italian slang?
It is used with the meaning of stupid or idiot,too.