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Music Text

Libretto by Antonio Salvi (I)

Scoring

3S,M,3CT(S,2A),T; mixed chorus;
2.2.0.0-0.1.0.0-continuo-strings

Abbreviations (PDF)

Repertoire Note

This important opera, performed in Rome a year earlier than Vivaldi's Il Giustino, and including the young Carestini in its cast, was long thought to be lost. Nearly all the arias have however been found, some missing their orchestral accompaniments, in various locations, and the lost recitatives and other missing parts have been composed by Alessandro Ciccolini.

Moods

Dramatic

Subjects

Mythology, Politics, Relationships

Recommended Recording
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Stains / Nesi / Cherici / Dordolo / Bartoli / Scotting / Il Complesso Barocco / Alan Curtis / directed by John Pascoe (Spoleto Festival, 2006)
Dynamic (2007)




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