Il Genserico (Cesti, Antonio)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript 1660-1690
Misc. Notes Bibl. del Cons. di Musica S. Pietro a Majella, Naples (I-Nc): Rari 6.4.10.
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Work Title Il Genserico
Alternative. Title
Composer Cesti, Antonio
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAC 4
First Performance. 1669 in Venice
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation unknown (see below, Comments)

Misc. Comments

According to Grove Music, this may have been the opera Cesti was working on when he died at the untimely age of 46. The name of the unfinished opera is unknown, but apparently Partenio finished it. As Grove says, "if so, very little of Cesti remains in the surviving music."