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Haydn, Joseph

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  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V (3), Coro, vlc
    Text author: Swieten, Gottfried van [Ascertained]; Thomson, James [Ascertained]
    Language: German, Italian
    Genre: Oratorios
    Catalog of works: Hob XXI:3
  • Source description

    Title on source: [title page, vol.1, p.1:] Le Quattro Stagioni | Messe in Musica | Con | Piano-Forte Obbligato | Dal | Sig:re Giuseppe Haydn | Parte Prima
    • score (2vol.): 285, 329p.
      Manuscript copy
      Copyist: Diciotti, Antonio [Conjectural]
    • 4 parts - S, A, B, vlc - 78, 73, 72, 45p.
      Manuscript copy; Different sizes
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c/ Overtura. LargoIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.2.1 B Simone, c/ Recita.vo.Incipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Vedete come fregge il verno -- [Seht wie der strenge Winter flieht]
    1.3.1 vl 1, 6/8 Coro. AllegrettoIncipit Nr. 1.3.1
    1.3.2 S, 6/8 Incipit Nr. 1.3.2 – Vieni dal ciel o vaga -- [Komm holder Lenz des Himmels Gabe komm]
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S, T, B, Coro S, Coro A, Coro B, vlc
    Notes: Each part consists of four separately bound partbooks for the four seasons: "Primavera", "Estate", "Autunno" and "Inverno"
    Roles and possible copyist from ParisiR 2012.
    Dramatic roles named, standardized: Giovanna (S) , Luca (T) , Simone (B)
    Bibliographic reference: ParisiR 2012 p.151, no.89
  • Provenance

    Former owner: Ricasoli, Family [Ascertained]
    Shelfmark (olim): A. 3
Library (siglum) shelfmark: US-LOu  Profana 89
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