Astri di quel bel viso (Caldara, Antonio)


Sheet Music


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Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857–1929)
Language Italian / German
Translator Hugo Engelbrecht-Schwarz (1880–?), German text
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Österreich, Band 75
Vienna: Österreichischer Bundesverlag, 1932. Plate Oest.XXXIX 75
Misc. Notes Alto transposition; soprano in original. See below.
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General Information

Work Title Astri
Alternative. Title Astri di quel bel viso
Composer Caldara, Antonio
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections:
  1. Recitativo. Astri di quel bel viso -
  2. Aria. Almen non negate. Andante (da capo)
  3. Recitativo. Occhi neri -
  4. Aria. Non mi amate. Allegro (da capo)
Language Italian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soprano and continuo
External Links RISM 201009297 (1728 abschrift, in a set of 12 identified as being Cantatas by Caldara, now at the Max Reger archiv, Meiningen)
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

From RISM: "In DTÖ 75 für A und bc; Arien nach f und c transponiert." Originally for Soprano, at least in the 1728 copy (is an autograph known?)