List of works by Giovanni Battista Costanzi

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  • S. Cecilia - Sacred drama (for 4 voices and orchestra with strings, woodwinds and harpsichord), written for the Oratory of the Crucifix and executed in the fourth Friday of Lent 1725.
  • La Santissima Annunziata - Oratorio (for five voices, chorus and orchestra; Rome, Palazzo Ottoboni, March 26, 1726)
  • La Fenice - Cantata for 3 voices (libretto by D. Lalli, Venice 1726)
  • Dramatic composition of sacred verses of P. Metastasio, for the Feast of SS. Claus, performed "with magnificent apparatus" on Jan. 2. 1728 in the theater of the palace of the Apostolic Chancery (manuscript in the British Library, Add. Mss. 31,699)
  • Theater in three acts Charlemagne (Rome, Palazzo Ottoboni, October 9, 1728, text of Cardinal Ottoboni) score in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris (signature Réserve F.816)
  • The Love generous (libretto by A. Zeno, Rome, Capranica theater, Jan. 7. 1727)
  • Rosmene, dramatic tale in three acts (Rome, Theatre of Peace, Jan. 8. 1729, at the Bibl. Casanatense of Rome, ms. 2242, p. 149, 151, 1281, 1730, are preserved four arias of this work, while at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will remain three)
  • Eupatra (probably libretto by G. Faustini, Rome, theater Valle, Jan. 3. 1730; nine tunes are preserved in the Bibl. Casanatense of Rome, ms. 2244)
  • La Flora, pastoral drama written in collaboration with G. Corticelli and N. Vasnier
  • a reworking of Partenope (booklet St. Stampiglia, Rome, theater Tor di Nona, Jan. 13. 1734), with music as early as 1722 by D. Sarro for the theater of Peace ( in the Bibl. Casanatense (ms. 2252)).
  • 1734, Constanzi also wrote a poem sacred, which ignores the title, which was performed at the Vatican on Christmas Eve
  • Oratorio The Adam, "the poem sung by the Oratorio de 'Fathers of St. Philip Blacks in Rome on the eve of the feast of the Annunciation"
  • Poem The Triumph of Peace (text of S. Digne)
  • Il Vesuvio e Telemaco (1741),
  • L'asilo delle virtù e La speranza della terra (1744), (Asylum of virtue and hope of the earth)
  • Iride (1745)
  • Enea in Cuma (1746)
  • 1752 compose e diresse l'azione teatrale intitolata Amor prigioniero (Amor prisoner)
  • 1752 oratorio Esther
  • 1753 oversaw the resumption of Gioas re di Giuda (Gioas king of Judah) for the New Church
  • composed two speakers for the College Clementine Giaele e Giuditta (Jael and Judith)
  • Concerto per violoncello solo con violini, ms. 547; (in the biblioteca del conte von Schönborn a Wiesentheid)
  • 5 sinfonie per violoncello solo e basso continuo, mss. 548, 5493 551-553;
  • Una sonata per violoncello solo e basso continuo, ms. 550
  • 6 solos for 2 violoncelles, op. I, London, J. Walsh, 1748;
  • Una sonata per violoncello solo (Berlino, Staatsbibl. der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, 4204);
  • Sonata da camera per due violoncelli ad uso di corni da caccia (Bibl. d. Università di Upsala, Gimo Collection).
Most of sacred music is preserved in Rome: Bibl. Ap. Vatican Capp. Julia, V. 1-36,
  • eight Masses,
  • 4, 5 and 8 vociconcertate,
  • 3 Magnificat,
  • psalms,
  • hymns,
  • offertory,
  • gradual
  • antiphons,
  • Passio D. N. Iesus Christi,
  • motets,
  • various parts of the liturgy to the Virgin, V. 1-36, the Sistine Chapel, 251 and 359:
  • Dixit Dominus to 8 voices with basso continuo,
  • Miserere mei, Deus 4 voices in the Bibl. nat., F. min. ms., n. 14
  • Magnificat for 4 voices and organ. The Library of the Conservatory of Naples, OC 3-23,
  • Terra tremuit, Salve Regina, e Intonuit de Coelo, all four voices with figured bass for organ, and Ave Maria 3 voci.Alla In the British Library in London:
  • Miserere mei Deus 4 voices (perhaps the same as Rome, Add. Mss. 24,291),
  • the motet for 4 voices Christus factus east,
  • the motet Ave Maria gratia plena, 3 voices,
  • Intonuit de coelo Dominus 4 voices
  • Dixit Dominus Domino meo to 8 voices, Add. Mss. 14.194,
  • the motet of 1739
  • Iube, Domine, benedicere for solo, choir for 4 voices and strings (autogr. Add. Mss. 31666) f. 36. In Paris, Bibl. nat., Mss. L. 12126:
  • Te Deum for 8 voices and continuo; Ibid., Ms. 1709:
  • a Lamentation of 1744.AVienna, Oesterreichische Nat. Bibl., Ms. 55,628, Domine Exaudi orationem to 3 voices and basso continuo; Ibid., Ms. 18,723, a Lamentation Signed.
  • Cantate per il Natale (Song for Christmas) are stored in the score in London (British Library, Add. 3.1699).
  • S. Maurizio e compagni martiri - libretto by G. Terribilini, Civitavecchia 1736,
  • La fuga dal secolo di S. Antonio abate (Escape from S-century. Antonio Abbot), anonymous text, Rome 1738, booklet printed for John Zempel performed in Venice, oratory of the Congregation of St. Philip Blacks, 1746,
  • L'Assunzione della Beata Vergine (The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin), Rome, Clementine College, 1755;
  • S. Antonio abate (S. Antonio Abbot), Florence, Oratory of S. Philip Blacks, 1757, then Bologna, Madonna di Galliera, 1760,
  • another oratorio entitled Desiderio del martirio di s. Antonio abate (Desire of the martyrdom of s. Antonio Abbot), perhaps to be considered an early version of the previous inspired by the same argument was made ​​in Rome in 1739,
  • and the Cantata to 3 entries with violins, trumpets, oboes and hunting horns made ​​in 1743 for the card. Acquaviva text by Metastasio, is located in London, British Library, Add. Mss. 32,430.

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