Numitore (Porta, Giovanni)
From Act I. - Obviously Handel had this tune still in mind when he wrote the "La réjouissance" movement from his "Music for the Royal Fireworks" nearly thirty years later.
|First Performance||1720-04-02 London, King's Theatre in the Haymarket|
|First Publication||1720 ?|
|Librettist||Paolo Antonio Rolli|
|Instrumentation||voices, chorus and orchestra|
The first opera performed at the "Royal Academy of Music"; Handel's "Radamisto" followed on April 27th. - Source: Aria collection published by John Walsh, London, n. d. (ca. 1720).