Sosarme, re di Media, HWV 30 (Handel, George Frideric)

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Prelude (Act II, Scene 14)

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Arranger Thomas Greatorex (1758-1831)
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Publisher. Info. London: the Royal Harmonic Institution, n.d., Plate 999.
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Prelude (Act II, Scene 14)

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General Information

Work Title Sosarme, re di Media
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Composer Handel, George Frideric
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWV 30
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1732-02-04
First Performance. 1732-02-15 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
  • Sosarme : Francesco Bernardi, called "Senesino" (alto-castrato)
  • Haliate : Giovanni Battista Pinacci (tenor)
  • Elmira : Anna Maria Strada del Pò (soprano)
  • Erenice : Anna Bagnolesi (contralto)
  • Argone : Antonio Gualandi, called "Campioli" (alto-castrato)
  • Melo : Francesca Bertolli (contralto)
  • Altomaro : Antonio Montagnana (bass)
Librettist Unknown, after Antonio Salvi, 1707
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Sosarme, King of Media (alto castrato)
Erenice, wife of Haliate (contralto)
Argone, illegitimate son of Haliate (alto castrato)
Melo, son and heir of Haliate (contralto)
Altomaro, counsellor to Sosarme (bass)
Elmira, daughter of Haliate and beloved of Sosarme (soprano)
Haliate, King of Lydia (tenor)
Orchestra
2 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns, 2 trumpets, strings, continuo (cello, lute, harpsichord)
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