L'incendio di Troia (Cafaro, Pasquale)

Sheet Music



PDF scanned by F-Pn
Tito Manlio (2016/3/28)

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Tito Manlio (2016/1/25)

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Tito Manlio (2016/1/25)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1756-57.
Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): MS-1669
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title L'incendio di Troia
Alternative. Title
Composer Cafaro, Pasquale
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPC 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1756
First Performance. 1757-01-20 in Naples, Teatro di San Carlo
Premiere Cast
Giovanni Manzuoli (Agamemnone)
Caterina Flavis (Ulisse)
Francesca Guizzetti (Cassandra)
Teresa Scotti (Elena)
Giuseppe Guspelti (Deifobo)
Domenico Magalli (Antenore)
Librettist Nicola Giuseppe Morbilli
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: Agamemnone (S), Ulisse (S), Cassandra (S), Elena (S), Deifobo (A), Antenore (T)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 trumpets (in D, C), 2 horns (in D, Eb, G), strings, continuo
External Links Corago

Navigation etc.

This opera is mentioned in Johann Christian Bach's letters to Giovanni Battista Martini. He writes that inclement weather forced him to stay an extra month in Naples, allowing him to see the premiere of L'incendio di Troia.