Adriano in Siria, GraunWV B:I:12 (Graun, Karl Heinrich)


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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1746-99).
Misc. Notes Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): D.5006.
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Copyist J.G. Siebe (d.1776)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1735-50).
Misc. Notes Sächsische Landesbibliothek, Dresden (D-Dl): Mus.2953-F-12.
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Work Title Adriano in Siria
Alternative. Title Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel R. Teatro di Berlino per ordine di sua maestà.
Composer Graun, Karl Heinrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GraunWV B:I:12
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1745
First Performance. 1746-01-07 in Berlin: Hofoper
Premiere Cast
Anton Hubert (Adriano)
Felice Salimbeni (Farnaspe)
Giovanna Gasperini (Emirena)
Benedetta Emilia Agricola (Sabina)
Antonio Romani (Osroa)
Paolo Bedeschi (Aquilio)
Librettist Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices, chorus, orchestra
Adriano (S), Osroa (T), Emirena (S),
Sabina (S), Farnaspe (S), Aquilio (S)
Mixed Chorus (SSTB)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings, continuo

Misc. Comments

Operas and other stage works by Karl Heinrich Graun