Poro, re dell'Indie, HWV 28 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Publisher. Info. Songs and Airs by George Frideric Handel, Volume II: For Low Voice.
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Work Title Poro, re dell'Indie
Alternative. Title Porus ; King of the Indians
Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 28
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1731-01-16 (end date)
First Performance. 1731-02-02 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
  • Poro : Francesco Bernardi, called "Senesino" (alto-castrato)
  • Cleofide : Anna Maria Strada del Pò (soprano)
  • Erissena : Antonia Maria Merighi (contralto)
  • Gandarte : Francesca Bertolli (contralto)
  • Alessandro : Annibale Pio Fabri, called "Balino" (tenor)
  • Timagene : Giovanni Giuseppe Commano (bass)
Librettist Adapted from Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782), Alessandro nell'Indie, 1729.
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Poro, King of Pakistani region (alto castrato)
Cleofide, Poro's wife (soprano)
Erissena, Poro's sister (contralto)
Gandarte, Erissena's lover (contralto)
Alessandro, King of Macedonia (tenor)
Timagene, Alexander's general (bass)
Orchestra
2 recorders, flute, 2 oboes, bassoon
2 horns, trumpet, strings, continuo (cello, lute, harpsichord)
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