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Scarlatti, Alessandro

Il martirio di S Orsola
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V (5), Coro femminile, orch
    Language: Italian
    Genre: Oratorios
    Catalog of works: DenS deest
  • Source description

    Title on source: [cover title:] ORATORIO DEL MARTIRIO DI S.TA | ORSOLA DEL SIG. SCARLATTI [binding title:] ORATOR | DI S | ORSOLA
    • score: 132p.
      Manuscript copy: 1695-1750 (17/18); Watermarks: Encircled ISH and cross, TD, Paris 1694; 25 x 34 cm
      Notes on material: Bound in contemporary full morocco gilt.
      State of preservation: Marginal worming in first gathering.
      Binding: Bound and sewn.
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c Sinfonia.; DIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.2.1 S coro, 3/8 Coro di virgini.; DIncipit Nr. 1.2.1 – Hor che sirio sorge dal Gange
    1.3.1 bc, c Aria.; bIncipit Nr. 1.3.1
    1.3.2 S S Orsola, c ; bIncipit Nr. 1.3.2 – Leffi revi semplicetti
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S (2), A, T, B, Coro S (2), Coro A, vl (2), violetta, bc, tr
    Notes: Paginated in pencil by later hand.
    1 of only 2 surviving copies.
    t.p.: Il Martirio di S. Orsola Oratorio a 5. con Violini e Tromba Del Sig.r Allessandro [sic] Scarlatti
    Dramatic roles named, standardized: S Orsola (S) , Florida (S) , Giesu (A) , Ereo (T) , Giulio Tiranno (B)
  • Provenance

    Shelfmark (olim): 73.5.2
Library (siglum) shelfmark: US-NHub  Osborn Music MS. 24
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