Aeneas i Cartago, VB 23 (Kraus, Joseph Martin)



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Publisher. Info. Stockholm: Kongl. Privilegierade Not Tryckeriet, n.d.
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Work Title Aeneas i Cartago, eller Dido och Aeneas
Alternative. Title Lyric Tragedy in Five Acts with Prologue . Enea in Cartagine
Name Translations Aeneas i Cartago; Aeneas i Carthago; Æneas i Carthago
Name Aliases Aeneas in Carthago; Aeneas in Karthago
Authorities WorldCat; VIAF: 185389111; LCCN: no2010041551; GND: 4716197-8
Composer Kraus, Joseph Martin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. VB 23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJK 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prolog + 5 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1782-1791
First Performance. 1799 November 18, Stockholm: Royal Opera
First Publication. 1956 (but see below)
Librettist Johan Henrik Kellgren (1751-1795) after "Didon (1734)" de Jean-Jacques Le Franc de Pompignan (after Virgil (70-21 BCE (ca?)))
Language Swedish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Vocal Soloists, Chorus, Orchestra (double wind, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, strings, at least)
Primary Sources Handschrift "die Ouverture zum Prolog dieser Oper" @ ÖNB (in C minor)
S-Skma Mazer H:S:323 (autograph of Chaconne)
S-St without shelf-mark (abschrift incomplete performance parts, score, reduced score)
External Links Swedish Musical Heritage
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Overture published by Traeg in an arrangement during the 18th century. WorldCat = RISM A/I K 1914; KK 1914 (Traeg plate 178.) Libretto published in 1799 (and digitized, in the present day, by a libretto-distributing project @ BSB-Munich online.)