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Title
Scipione Affricano
Drama per mvsica : nel famoso Teatro Grimano à SS. Gio. e Paolo l'anno M.DC.LXXVIII. [i.e. 1678] ; consacrato all'illustrissimo signor Ferdinando Torriano de Tassis gentil'huomo della camera del serenissimo gran duca di Toscana figlio dell'Illustriss. Sig. Barone Ottavio cameriere delle Chiavi d'Oro
Creator
Cavalli, Pier Francesco, 1602-1676
Composer
Viviani, Giovanni Bonaventura
Adapter
Composer
Minato, Niccolò
Librettist
Fattorini, Tebaldo
Adapter
Librettist
Torriano, Ferdinando
Dedicatee
Date Created and/or Issued
1678
Publication Information
In Venetia
Per Francesco Nicolini
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
Collection
Italian Librettos
Rights Information
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Description
Three acts; librettist-adaptor's dedication, signed "Tebaldo Fattorini"--p. 3-4; librettist-adaaptor's foreword--p. 5-6; "Argomento"--p. 7-8; scene, "machine," and ballet descriptions--p. 10; imprint repeated as colophon.
In order to adapt Cavalli's setting of Minato's libretto "maggiormente al genio corrente è stato necessario di ridurlo à qualche brevità, ed accrescerlo nelle canzoni, nondimeno vi scorgerai in esso interamente la nobilità dell idea del suo autore, ne lo vederai punto variato dall'essere suo primiero"--p. 5-6.
Cavalli's music adapted by Bonaventura Viviani--foreword.
"Con licenza de' superiori, e priuilegio"--title page.
"Balli: di gladiatori; di spiriti; di giocatori di Marte"--p. 10.
Performers' names not given.
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Type
text
Extent
72 p. 15 cm.
Identifier
(librettos)00107
Language
Italian
Subject
Operas--Librettos
Scipione Affricano
Massanissa
Asdrubale
Siface
Sofonisba
Ericlea
Luceio
Polinio
Catone
Ceffea

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