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Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista

Adriano in Siria
  • Work information

    Text author: Metastasio, Pietro
    Language: English
    Genre: Operas
    Catalog of works: PayP 140
  • Source description

    Title on source: L'Adriano in Siria [...] Poesia | Del Sig: Abbate Pietro Metastasio | Musica | Del Sig. Gio: Batta Pergolese
    Material:
    • score: 137f.
      Manuscript copy: 1730-1750; 20 x 27.5 cm
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c Allegro; DIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.2.1 S, c Atto Primo Scena Pma; GIncipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Chiede il parto Farnaspe
    1.3.1 S, c Atto Secondo Scena Prima; aIncipit Nr. 1.3.1 – Veramente tu sei più
    1.4.1 S, c Atto Terzo Scena Pma; bIncipit Nr. 1.4.1 – Come! ch'io parta
    1.4.2 S, c All.|o; B|bIncipit Nr. 1.4.2 – Digli ch'un infedele
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S (5), T, vl (4), vla (2), vlc (2), ob (2), cor (2), tr (2)
    Notes: [S.l.], [s.n.], 18th century, first half
    Opera in 3 acts
    Performed at the Teatro S Bartolomeo, Naples, on 25 October, 1734
    Domenico Dragonetti, by whom bequeathed to the British Museum in 1846
    Comment on scoring: VSol 5010. woodwinds 0200. brasses 220. strings 22220
    Dramatic roles named, standardized: Adriano , Aquilio , Emirena , Farnaspe , Osroa , Sabina
  • Provenance

    Former owner: Dragonetti, Domenico
Library (siglum) shelfmark: GB-Lbl  Add. 16102
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