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Torri, Pietro

[Ascertained]
Venceslao
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V (8), Coro, orch, cemb
    Text author: Zeno, Apostolo [Ascertained]
    Language: Italian
    Genre: Operas
    Composer cross-reference: Porpora, Nicola
    Dedicatee: Maximilian II. Emanuel, Kurfürst von Bayern [Ascertained]
  • Source description

    Title on source: [title by other hand:] Venceslao | Opera | di | Nicolo Porpora | 1724 | (Atto Primo-Quinto) | [spine title:] VENCESLAO
    Material:
    • score: 207f.
      Autograph manuscript: 1725 (1725); Watermarks: A [split, above: crowned coat of arms, split: lily on the right, part of an eagle on the left], [= D Mbs 23], PV [above: coat of arms, split, with wolf], [= D Mbs 51], MM [above: coat of arms of earl Max of Preysing], [= D Mbs 50]; 25,5 x 30 cm
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, 2/4 Sinfonia. Allegro; DIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.2.1 S, 3/8 Coro.; DIncipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Innalzi Roma i Numi suoi
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S (4), A, T, B (2), Coro V, vl 1, vl 2, vla (2), b, tr (3), timp, cemb
    Notes: f.1, 7, 31, 43, 51, 77, 111, 167-169, 195, 207 leer; alte Zählung: 52fds.; die Lagen umfassen im allgemeinen 4f., in seltenen Fällen weniger bzw. mehr Blätter
    Lederband mit Goldornamenten
    Die Erstaufführung in München fand am 12.10.1725 zum Namenstag des Kurfürsten Max Emanuel statt
    Textbuch siehe D Mbs Bav. 4015/XXXIII,1
    Nach Lipowski ist Nicola Porpora der Komponist
    Note on performance: Performance date: 12.10.1725 München
    Dramatic roles named, standardized: Berenice (S) , Fernando (S) , Gismondo (S) , Lucinda (S) , Casimiro (A) , Venceslao (T) , Alessandro (B) , Discordia (B)
    Bibliographic reference: LipowskyBML 1811  , RudhartG 1865 p.111
Library (siglum) shelfmark: D-Mbs  Mus.ms. 162
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