Ascanio in Alba, K.111 (Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus)
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|Work Title||Ascanio in Alba|
|Composer||Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus|
|Movements/Sections||Overture and 2 Acts|
|Year/Date of Composition||1771|
|First Performance||1771-10-17 in Milan: Teatro Regio Ducal|
|Librettist||Giuseppe Parini (1729–1799)|
|Instrumentation||voices, chorus, orchestra
|External Links||Wikipedia article|
- According to Wikipedia, the Serpentini (see history) instrument was used in one of the few operas ever, if not pieces, that used this instrument in this opera, that Mozart composed it for. It is in the same family as the Serpent (both woodwind and brass) but a much higher instrument.