Demofoonte, R.1.45 (Paisiello, Giovanni)

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Tito Manlio (2022/8/28)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1775).
Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): D-10150
Lacking No.7 Marcia in D major
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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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Publisher. Info. Venice: Modesto Fenzo, 1774.
Misc. Notes Music Division of the Library of Congress, Washington (US-Wc): ML48 [S7698]
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General Information

Work Title Demofoonte
Alternative. Title Drama per musica da rappresentarsi nel nobilissimo Teatro di S. Benedetto il carnovale dell'anno 1775.
Composer Paisiello, Giovanni
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R 1.45
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGP 28
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1774
First Performance. 1774-1775 Carnival in Venice, Teatro San Benedetto
Librettist Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 7 vocal soloists, orchestra
InstrDetail Dircea (S), Creusa (S), Adrasto (S), Cherinto (S), Timante (S), Demofoonte (T), Matusio (T)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, strings, continuo
Primary Sources F-Pn, D-10150 (lacking No.7)
I-Mc, Part.Tr. MS 305 (lacking No.14, 15 & 26)
P-La, 45-III-34 (complete)