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Ponchielli

[pawng-kyel-lee] /pɔŋˈkyɛl li/
noun
1.
Amilcare
[ah-meel-kah-re] /ɑˈmil kɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA),
1834–86, Italian composer.
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  • For composition he was put, shortly after his entrance, with Ponchielli, the composer of La Gioconda.

    Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry
  • Of them all Ponchielli owed him most; his best opera is La Gioconda.

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  • Morning after the bazaar dance when May's band played Ponchielli's dance of the hours.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • These two, who may be linked up with reason with Boto and Ponchielli, present many features of resemblance.

    Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry
  • He studied under Ponchielli at the Conservatory in his native city.

  • In front of it is a statue of the composer Amilcare Ponchielli, who was a native of Cremona.

  • At the rival house Ponchielli's La Gioconda attracted a large but not a crowded audience on the opening night.

    The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II James H. Mapleson
  • Ponchielli's opera overflows with melody of a rather commonplace description.

    The Opera R.A. Streatfeild

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