Carlo il Calvo (Porpora, Nicola Antonio)

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 Act I
#28247 - 28.29MB, 209 pp. -  9.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 826x

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 Act II
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Boccaccio (2009/2/10)

Carlo il Calvo di Porpora I-Nc Rari 7.2.16.jpg
Publisher Info.:

Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1740-60).

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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The Library of the S. Pietro a Majella Conservatory, Naples (I-Nc): Rari 7.2.16-18.

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 Complete Libretto
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Tito Manlio (2015/4/11)

Carlo il Calvo di Porpora LIBRETTO I-Bc.jpg
Publisher Info.:

Rome: Antonio de' Rossi [1738].

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Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Museo internazionale e Biblioteca della musica, Bologna (I-Bc): Lo.4336.
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General Information

Work Title Carlo il Calvo
Alternative Title Drama per musica da rappresentarsi nella primavera dell'anno 1738 nel Teatro delle Dame. Dedicato alla medesime.
Composer Porpora, Nicola Antonio
Opus/Catalogue Number HelN 38
Movements/Sections 3 Acts
First Performance 1738 in Rome: Teatro delle Dame
Premiere Cast
Giuseppe Galletti (Lottario)
Lorenzo Ghirardi (Adalgiso)
Geremia del Sette (Giuditta)
Giuseppe Lidotti (Eduige)
Antonio Uberti, aka Porporino (Gildippe)
Francesco Signorili (Berardo)
Francesco Boschi (Asprando)
Librettist Anonymous
Language Italian
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra (according to manuscript in I-Nc)
  • Cast:
Lottario (soprano castrato)
Adalgiso (soprano castrato)
Giuditta (alto)
Eduige (soprano)
Gildippe (soprano)
Berardo (soprano)
Asprando (tenor)
  • Mixed Chorus (SSTB)
  • Orchestra:
2 oboes, bassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, strings, continuo
Mss Sources Copy: I-Nc, Rari 7.2.16-18.
Selections: GB-Lcm, RCM MS 506.


Misc. Comments

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  • L'Agrippina, 1708
  • Amare per regnare, 1723
  • L'amico fedele, 1739
  • Angelica, 1720
  • Annibale, 1731
  • Arianna e Teseo, 1714?, 1727
  • Arianna in Nasso, 1733
  • Il barone di Zampano, 1739
  • Basilio, re di Oriente, 1713
  • Berenice regina d'Egitto, ovvero Le gare di amore, 1718
  • Carlo il Calvo, 1738
  • Damiro e Pitia, 1724
  • Didone abbandonata, 1725
  • Enea nel Lazio, 1734
  • Eumene, 1721
  • Ezio, 1728
  • Faramondo, 1719
  • La festa d'Imeneo, 1736
  • Filandro, 1747
  • Flavio Anicio Olibrio, 1711
  • Ifigenia in Aulide, 1735
  • Issipile, 1733
  • Germanico in Germania, 1732
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