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Twelve pieces of music selected from the favorite drama of Venus & Adonis ...

Title
Twelve pieces of music selected from the favorite drama of Venus & Adonis ... / Michele Mortellari.
Author
Mortellari, Michele, approximately 1750-1807
Publication
[London] : [Thomas Skillern], [1787?]

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Notated musicSupervised use JOG 21-458Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

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Additional Authors
  • George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
  • Giannini, Giuseppe
  • Hanover Square Concert Room.
Description
1 score (130 pages); 33 cm
Uniform Title
Venere ed Adone. Selections
Alternative Title
  • Venere ed Adone.
  • Venus and Adonis
  • Twelve pieces of music selected from the favorite drama of Venus & Adonis
Subjects
Note
  • Full score; includes a reduction for harpsichord ("cembalo") on bottom 2 staves of score.
  • Excerpts from cantata for voice(s) and orchestra;
  • This copy lacking imprint; publisher information based on other copies.
  • "To his royal highness George, Prince of Wales etc. etc." - title page dedication.
  • First performed on 8 May 1787 at the Hanover Square Rooms, London (information from Grove/Oxford Music Online).
  • Engraved throughout.
Indexed In (note)
  • RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales)
  • New Grove opera
Language (note)
  • Italian words.
Call Number
JOG 21-458
OCLC
1090241291
Author
Mortellari, Michele, approximately 1750-1807, composer.
Title
Twelve pieces of music selected from the favorite drama of Venus & Adonis ... / Michele Mortellari.
Publisher
[London] : [Thomas Skillern], [1787?]
Type of Content
notated music
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales), A/I, M 3767
RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales), 990042354
New Grove opera, III:474.
Language
Italian words.
Staff notation.
Local Note
Former classmark: Mus. Res. *MSI
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Place of Publication
England London.
Added Author
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, dedicatee.
Giannini, Giuseppe, librettist.
Hanover Square Concert Room.
Research Call Number
JOG 21-458
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