Bajazet, RV 703 (Vivaldi, Antonio)

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Tim.willis1685 (2014/6/8)

PMLP531385-Vivaldi Sinfonia a 8 -to Bajazet- -F-.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Manuscript, n.d. (1750-1799)


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

RISM 190023856
Scored for 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings, continuo


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General Information

Work Title Il Bajazet ; Il Tamerlano
Alternative Title Tragedia per musica in tre atti
Composer Vivaldi, Antonio
Opus/Catalogue Number RV 703
Movements/Sections 3 Acts (each with 12, 10, 15 scenes)
First Performance 1735 Carnival in Verona: Teatro Filarmonico
Marc Antonio Mareschi (Bajazette)
Maria Maddalena Pieri (Tamerlano)
Anna Giro (Asteria)
Pietro Moriggi (Andronico)
Margharita Giacomazzi (Irene)
Giovanni Manzoli (Idaspe)
Librettist Agostino Piovene (1671-1721)
with texts of Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782) and Apostolo Zeno (1669-1750)
Language Italian
Dedication A Sua Eccellenza la Signora Isabella Correr Pisani
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, orchestra (according to Turin autograph manuscript)
Tamerlano (alto, travesti)
Bajazette (tenor)
Asteria (mezzo soprano)
Andronico (soprano, castrato)
Irene (soprano)
Idaspe (soprano, castrato)
2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information A 'pasticcio' which includes items borrowed from the following
  1. Farnace, RV 711 by Vivaldi
  2. Giustino, RV 717 by Vivaldi
  3. Motezuma, RV 723 by Vivaldi
  4. L'Olimpiade, RV 725 by Vivaldi
  5. Semiramide, RV 733 by Vivaldi
  6. Adriano in Siria by Giacomelli
  7. Alessandro Severo by Giacomelli
  8. Merope by Giacomelli
  9. Idaspe by Broschi
  10. Siroe re di Persia by Hasse
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