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Title
La Circe
Drama per musica da rappresentarsi nel Teatro di Sant'Angelo, l'anno M.DC.LXXIX. [i.e. 1679] : consegrato all'Illustr. & Eccell. signore Giovanni Cornaro dalla Cà Grande
Creator
Freschi, Domenico, 1634-1710
Composer
Ivanovich, Cristoforo, 1628-1688 or 1689
Librettist
Corner, Giovanni, 1647-1722
Dedicatee
Date Created and/or Issued
1679
Publication Information
In Venetia
Presso Francesco Nicolini
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
Collection
Italian Librettos
Rights Information
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Description
Three acts; act 1 concludes with scenes numbered 12, 14, 13, 16, 17; act 3, scene 7 mistitled as "scena XI"; librettist's dedication, dated and signed "Venetia li 23. genaro 1679 ... Christoforo Iuanouich"--p. [3-6]; "Argomento"--p. [7-9]; "Lo stampatore a chi legge"--p. [10]; "Apparenze"--p. [11]; scene and ballet descriptions--p. [12]; indications for ballet appearances at ends of acts 1 and 2.
"Con licenza de' superiori, e priuilegio"--title page.
"Balli: di mostri marini; di spiriti she seruano di statua all'Aria intrecciato, con due ombre che volano"--p. [14].
Music by Freschi--foreword.
Performers' names not given.
US-BEm
Type
text
Extent
12 , 46 p. 15 cm.
Identifier
(librettos)00053
Language
Italian
Subject
Operas--Librettos
Circe
Glauco
Scilla
Egle
Floreno
Pirro
Andromaca
Tissandro
Gligoro
Argilano
Protheo
Dorindo
Creonte

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