L'Eritrea
Manuscript copy US-Wc , M1500.C38 E6
Composer cross-reference: [Misattributed]
Text author: [Ascertained]
Language of Text: Italian
Subject: Operas
Scoring: S (3), A, T (3), B (2), i
Original Title: [title page:] L'Eritrea Dramma | per Musica de Sr: Cavalli | Represent'e en (1652)
Material:
  • Source type:
    Source type: Manuscript copy
    Content type: Notated music
    Publishing, printing and production information:
    Place: Paris [verified]
    Material:
    Format, extent: score: 392p.
    Dimensions: 27 x 35 cm
    Notes:
    work flagged for preservation attention
    Binding note:
    Binding note: original 1911 binding
    Copyist: [Ascertained]
Incipits:
1.1.1; Sinfonia.; i
1.2.1; Atto Primo Scena 1 | Eritréa sola con Gannigelle a guar Aie.; V; Eritréa
Superbi pensieri
Other:
Roles: Eritréa (S), Daliso (S), Elindo (S), Cliante (A), Pillo (T), Elitarco (T), Gillo (T), Corimbo (B), Eouin (B)
Notes: copied from a manuscript at the Paris Conservatory, which was copied from another manuscript elsewhere. This work is misattributed to Cavalli, but no accurate composer can be ascertained. It is a setting of Giovanni Battista Rosselli Genesini's libretto L'Eritrea over Gl'Inganni Della Maschera, but no available sources list a possible composer for this opera.
not by Cavalli, but no possible composer can be deduced
Library (siglum) shelfmark: M1500.C38 E6
RISM ID no.: 900010951
Last update: June 11, 2023