Le nozze d'Ercole e d'Ebe, Wq.12 (Gluck, Christoph Willibald)

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Editor Hermann Abert (1871-1927)
Publisher. Info. Denkmäler deutscher Tonkunst, Zweite Folge:
Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Bayern; Jahrg.
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1914. Plate D.d.T.i.B. XXVI.
Misc. Notes Critical edition with editor's introduction (in German) to Gluck's early operas.
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General Information

Work Title Dramma per musica
Alternative. Title Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nella Villa Real di Pillnitz in occasione delle doppie Auguste nozze celebrate in Dresda l'Anno 1747
Composer Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Wq.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1747
First Performance. 1747-06-29 in Pillnitz (near Dresden)
First Publication. 1914 or before
Librettist Unknown
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Giove (tenor)
Ebe (soprano)
Giunone (alto)
Ercole (soprano)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo
External Links Wotquenne (listing) ; Wotquenne (musical incipits)
Wikipedia article
Extra Information The final chorus is sung by the four soloists, followed by a Licenza (recitative and aria) for an unnamed soprano voice.