Contents Listing of Vinci's Artaserse

Contents

Contents Listing

Sinfonia

  • \relative c'' { \clef treble \key d \major \time 4/4 \mark "Presto" 
d, r8 d16 cis d8 a d fis d4 r8 d16 cis d8 a d fis e4 r8 e16 d e8 a, e' g e4 r8 e16 d}
  • \relative c'' { \clef treble \key a \minor \time 2/2 \mark "Grave"
d2 r4 r16 f16 (e d) a'4 a, r4 r16 c16 (bes a) d4 bes' d,4.\trill cis16 (d) e2 r2 f2 r4 r16 a16 (g f)}
  • \relative c'' { \clef treble \key d \major \time 3/4 \mark "Minuetto" 
d8 a fis' d a' d, b'4 \appoggiatura a8 g2 a4 cis, d e8 d cis b a4 \tuplet 3/2 {fis'8 e d} b'4 a \tuplet 3/2 {gis8 fis e} a4 d,}

Act I

Scene Movement Key Forces Incipt Misc. Notes
1 Recitative
[Arbace, Mandane]
Aria of Mandane
Conservati fedele
S, str, bc
2 Recitative
[Artabano, Arbace]
Aria of Arbace
Fra cento affanni e cento
S, str, bc \relative c'' { \clef treble \key g \major \time 4/4 \mark "Presto" \partial 8 g8 g b b d d e e fis g4 g,\trill r8 g g g a4 a\trill r8 a a a b16 b' b b}
3 Recitative
[Artabano, Artaserse]
Aria of Artabano
Su le sponde del torbido Lete
T, str, bc \relative c'' { \clef treble \key bes \major \time  4/4 \mark "Presto" bes2 c\trill d8 c bes a bes d c es d c bes a bes c d es f g f g f es d c}
4 Recitative
[Artaserse, Megabise]
5 Recitative
[Semira, Artaserse, Megabise]
Aria of Artaserse
Per pietà, bell'idol mio
S, str, bc
6 Recitative
[Semira, Megabise]
Aria of Megabise
Sogna il guerrier le schiere
S, 2tpt, 2hn,
2ob, str, bc
7 Recitative
[Semira]
Aria of Semira
Bramar di perdere
2ob, str, bc
8 Recitative
[Mandane, Artaserse]
9 Recitative
[Artabano, Artaserse, Mandane]
10 Recitative
[Semira, Artaserse,
Mandane, Artabano]
11 Recitative
[Megabise, Artaserse, Semira,
Artabano, Mandane, Arbace]
Aria of Artaserse
Deh respirar lasciatemi
str, bc
12 Recitative
[Mandane, Semira, Arbace,
Artabano, Megabise]
Aria of Artabano
Non ti son padre
str, bc
13 Recitative
[Arbace, Semira, Mandane, Megabise]
Aria of Semira
Torna innocente e poi
str, bc
14 Recitative
[Arbace, Mandane, Megabise]
Aria of Mandane
Dimmi che un empio sei
str, bc
15 Accompanied recitative of Arbace
No che non ha la sorte
Aria of Arbace
Vo solcando un mar crudele
2ob, 2hn,
str, bc

Act II

Scene Movement Key Forces Incipt Misc. Notes
1 Recitative
[Artaserse, Artabano]
Aria of Artaserse
Rendimi il caro amico
2 Recitative
[Artabano, Arbace]
Aria of Arbace
Mi scacci sdegnato!
3 Recitative
[Artabano, Megabise]
4 Recitative
[Artabano, Semira]
Aria of Artabano
Amalo e se al tuo sguardo
5 Recitative
[Semira, Megabise]
Aria of Megabise
Non temer ch'io mai ti dica
6 Recitative
[Semira, Mandane]
Aria of Mandane
Se d'un amor tiranno
7 Recitative
[Semira]
Aria of Semira
Se del fiume altera l'onda
8 Recitative
[Artaserse, Megabise]
9 Recitative
[Semira, Mandane, Artaserse]
10 Recitative
[Artabano, Artaserse, Semira,
Mandane, Megabise]
11 Recitative
[Arbace, Artaserse, Artabano,
Mandane, Semira]
Aria of Arbace
Per quel paterno amplesso
12 Recitative
[Mandane, Artabano]
Aria of Mandane
Va' tra le selve ircane
13 Recitative
[Artaserse, Semira]
Aria of Semira
Per quell'affetto
14 Recitative
[Artaserse, Artabano]
Aria of Artaserse
Non conosco in tal momento
15 Recitative
[Artabano]
Aria of Artabano
Così stupisce e cade

Act III

Scene Movement Key Forces Incipt Misc. Notes