Pirro, R.1.72 (Paisiello, Giovanni)


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PDF scanned by I-Nc
Tito Manlio (2016/11/20)

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Tito Manlio (2016/11/20)

Publisher. Info. Partial Holograph manuscript, 1786-87
Misc. Notes The Library of the S. Pietro a Majella Conservatory, Naples (I-Nc): Rari 2.9.11-12.
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General Information

Work Title Pirro
Alternative. Title
Composer Paisiello, Giovanni
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RobP 1.72
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1786
First Performance. 1787-01-12 in Naples: Teatro di San Carlo
Premiere Cast
Giacomo David (Pirro)
Francesca Danzi Le Brun (Polissena)
Francesco Roncaglia (Darete)
Angelo Monanni (Ulisse)
Lucia Serafini Poletti (Climene)
uncertain (Eleno)
Giovanni Bordiga (Calcante)
Librettist Giovanni de Gamerra (1743-1803)
Language Italian
Dedication Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (1751-1825)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: Polissena (S), Darete (S), Climene (S), Ulisse (A), Pirro (T), Eleno (T), Calcante (B)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, strings, continuo (keyboard)
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