Demofoonte, R.1.45 (Paisiello, Giovanni)


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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1775.
Misc. Notes RISM-A/II-000124575
This item forms part of the
Ricasoli Collection at the University of Louisville Music Library.
This excerpt used also in his cantata, coauthored with Schwencke, "Singt dem Auferstandnen" - see SBB 20560/5.
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General Information

Work Title Il demofoonte
Alternative. Title Il Demofoonte : dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel nobilissimo Teatro di S. Benedetto il carnovale dell'anno MDCCLXXV [i.e. 1775].
Composer Paisiello, Giovanni
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R 1.45
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts?
First Performance. 1775 Carnavale - Venice, Teatro S. Benedetto.
Librettist Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus?, orchestra
External Links WorldCat - archival copy of score (copy from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France)

Misc. Comments

Can't be tagged without more information about instrumentation of the opera (RISM only has voice and orchestra excerpts, and this information is not at present available elsewhere- maybe if someone looks at one the two Princeton U. ms copy full scores?...) As to the rest, it's a dramma per musica in Italian...