Fetonte, GraunWV B:I:21 (Graun, Karl Heinrich)

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Tito Manlio (2014/7/14)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1766).
Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): D-5001
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Fynnjamin (2010/6/17)

Copyist Johann Gottfried Siebe (d. 1776)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750-55).
Misc. Notes Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden (D-Dl): Mus.2953-F-20
Schrank II coll.
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Bassani (2011/8/27)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750-99).
Misc. Notes Musik- och teaterbiblioteket, Stockholm (S-Skma): O-R
Contains string parts.
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Tito Manlio (2022/8/23)

Language Italian & German
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Haude e Spener, 1750.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. T 61
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General Information

Work Title Fetonte
Alternative. Title Tragedia per musica da rappresentarsi nel Regio Teatro di Berlino il felicissimo giorno natalizio della sacra real maestà di Sofia Dorotea regina madre per comando della sacra real maestà del re.
Composer Graun, Karl Heinrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GraunWV B:I:21
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKG 31
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1750-03-29 in Berlin, Hofoper
Librettist Leopoldo de Villati, Frederick II and Francesco Algarotti (1712-1764)
after Phaeton by Philippe Quinault (1635−1688)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 10 vocal soloists, mixed chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings, continuo
Primary Sources D-B, Mus.ms.8224, manuscript-copy by F. E. Holstein

Navigation etc.

  • solos, chorus and orchestral selections are preserved at various libraries listed at RISM, so definitely for voices, chorus and orchestra.
Operas and other stage works by Karl Heinrich Graun