La deposizione della croce (Hasse, Johann Adolph)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1744).
Misc. Notes The Leipzig University Library, Biblioteca Albertina (D-LEu): N.I.10293
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Editor Otto Schmid (1858-1931)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1905. Plate V.A. 2036.
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Work Title La Deposizione dalla croce di Gesù Cristo salvatore nostro
Alternative. Title Die Herabnehmung des heiligen Leichnams JEsu vom Creutz; ein musikalisches Drama
Composer Hasse, Johann Adolph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. KamH. 8
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 35
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Introduzzione and 2 Parts (11 numbers in Part I, 12 in Part II)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1744, rev. 1748
First Performance. Dresden, 1744-03-28, Katholische Hofkapelle Dresden; Other early performances:
  1. 1748-04-13, Katholische Hofkapelle Dresden
  2. 1782-03-30, Katholische Hofkirche Dresden
  3. 1782-03-22, Katholische Hofkirche Dresden
First Publication. 1791 or earlier
Librettist Giovanni Claudio Pasquini (1695-1763)
Language Italian
Dedication Good Friday (Parasceve)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: Maddalena (S), Giovanni (A), Nicodemo (A), Giuseppe (T), Simone (B)
Choir: SATB
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons
2 horns, strings (2 violins, 2 violas), continuo (violoncello, 2 contrabass, theorbe)

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