La Gioconda is an Italian opera in four acts, music by Amilcare Ponchielli and libretto by Arrigo Boito, after Victor Hugo's play Angelo, Tyran de Padoue. It was first performed in Milan, on April 8, 1876. By far Ponchielli's most successful work and his only opera still regularly performed.
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- The Complete Dictionary of Opera & Operetta, James Anderson, Wings Books, 1993.