L'Orfeo, SV 318 (Monteverdi, Claudio)

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Venice: Ricciardo Amadino, 1615.

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Tutte le opere di Caludio Monteverdi, Vol.11
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General Information

Work Title L’Orfeo
Alternative Title Favola in musica
Composer Monteverdi, Claudio
Opus/Catalogue Number SV 318
Movements/Sections Prologue and 5 Acts
Year/Date of Composition 1607
First Performance 1607-02-24 in Mantua, Ducal Palace
First Publication 1609 - Venice, re-issued 1615
Librettist Alessandro Striggio II (ca.1573–1630)
Language Italian
Dedication Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1586-1612)
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Monteverdi’s orchestration comprises
2 cornettos; 4 trumpets; 5 trombones; 2 recorders; 2 piccolo violins; 10 members of the violin family (viole da brazzo) in 2 groups of 2 violins, 2 violas, and cello; 2 double basses; 2 harpsichords; 3 chitarroni; 3 bass viola da gamba; a harp; 2 small pipe organs; and a portable reed organ (‘Regal’)
External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide


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Roles

  • La Musica (soprano)
  • Orfeo (tenor)
  • Euridice (soprano)
  • La messaggera, Silvia (soprano)
  • Speranza (soprano)
  • Caronte (bass)
  • Plutone (bass)
  • Proserpina (soprano)
  • Eco (tenor)
  • Apollo (tenor)

Chorus:

  • Acts 1, 2, and 5: nymphs and shepherds (a soprano, an alto and two tenors also soli)
  • Acts 3 and 4: infernal spirits (two tenors and a bass also soli)
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