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Doctor Dulcamara's Wine Journal
This pocket-sized wine journal, inspired by L’Elisir d'Amore’s Doctor Dulcamara, is the perfect way to keep a record of your oenophilic adventures. Featuring tabbed sections for red, white, rosé, and sparkling and fortified wines, with an editorial section on varietals, it includes lined pages for your own notes.
- Size: 2-3/4" x 3-3/4", 160 pages
- Crocodile embossed calfskin leather
- Cream white, acid-free paper with gilt edges
- Smyth-sewn for strength and longevity
Donizetti’s L’Ellisir d’Amore has been among the most consistently popular operatic comedies for almost two centuries. The story deftly combines comic archetypes with a degree of genuine character development rare in works of this type. Its ending is as much a foregone conclusion as it would be in a romantic comedy film today—the joy is in the journey. World premiere: Teatro Cannobiana, Milan, 1832. Met premiere: January 23, 1904.
Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
The opera is set in a small village in rural Italy. Some early editions indicate a location in Basque country. The important fact is that it’s a place where everyone knows everyone and where traveling salesmen provide a major form of public entertainment.
L’Elisir d’Amore combines a lighthearted story with beautiful melodies and four great leading roles.
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