S. Giovanni Battista, G.3.3 (Stradella, Alessandro)



Sheet Music


PDF scanned by I-MOe
Tito Manlio (2015/8/29)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1700s).
Misc. Notes Biblioteca Estense Universitaria, Modena (I-MOe): Mus.F.1136
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Vocal Scores

Aria di Erodiade: Queste lagrime e sospiri

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Icactus (2011/6/25)

Editor Luigi Torchi (1858-1920)
Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, 1895. Plate 97574
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
From the Collection Eleganti Canzoni ed Arie Italiane del Secolo XVII, Saggi Antichi ed Inediti della Musica Vocale Italiana
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Aria: Pieta, Signore (as 'Righteous art Thou, O Lord')

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Phillip21 (2019/3/22)

Language English
Translator Unknown
Publisher. Info. The Sunday Album of Sacred Songs, pp.166-171
London: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.(ca.1911).
Misc. Notes From uploader's collection. The English words in this edition probably bear little relation to the original Italian libretto.
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General Information

Work Title S. Giovanni Battista
Alternative. Title
Composer Stradella, Alessandro
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 20
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1676
First Publication. 1676
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass, strings, continuo (see below)

Navigation etc.

  • Grove Music lists the instrumentation of this oratorio as "a concertino of two violins and continuo with a concerto grosso of violin, two violas and continuo" used "with variety and skill: six of the 14 arias are accompanied by continuo only and seven by the orchestra".