Siface (Porpora, Nicola Antonio)

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Selections (1725 Venice Version)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1740).
Misc. Notes The Library of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (B-Bc): 15179 (1)
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General Information

Work Title Siface
Alternative. Title
Composer Porpora, Nicola Antonio
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INP 80
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
First Performance. 1725-12-26 in Venice, Teatro San Giovanni Grisostomo A
1725-12-26 in Milan, Teatro Regio Ducal B
1730-02-07 in Rome, Teatro Capranica C
1725 Venice Production
Nicola Grimaldi (Siface)
Maria Anna Benti-Bulgarelli, aka Romanina (Viriate)
Giovanni Paita (Orcano)
Lucia Facchinelli (Ismene)
Giovanni Carestini (Erminio)
Pellegrino Tomi (Libanio)
1725 Milan Production
Carlo Scalzi (Siface)
Maria Anna Lorenzani-Conti (Viriate)
Giovanni Battista Minelli (Erminio)
Marta Teresa Gotti (Ismene)
Angelo Zannoni (Orcano)
Elisabetta Ottini (Libanio)
1730 Rome Production
Gaetano Majorano, aka Caffarelli (Siface)
Angelo Maria Monticelli (Viriate)
Angelo Amorevoli (Orcano)
Giovanni Bindi (Ismene)
Innocenzo Baldini (Erminio)
Antonio Montagnana (Libanio)
Librettist Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices, orchestra

1725 Venice Version
Vocal: Viriate (S), Ismene (S), Erminio (S), Siface (A), Orcano (T), Libanio (T)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, strings, continuo
1730 Rome Version
Vocal: Siface (S), Viriate (S), Ismene (S), Erminio (S), Orcano (T), Libanio (B)
Orchestra: 2 flutes/recorders, 2 oboes, 2 fagottini, bassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, strings, continuo