Sosarme

Description:

This item is a copy from [ca. 1790] of the score of Handel's opera Sosarme to a libretto by Matteo Noris.

The performance forces include: oboe, horns, strings (violin, viola, bass), continuo, and soloist singers.

A list of important musical numbers, solo arias and duets of each act appears on p.116.

The names of the subscribers appear on pp.[119-120].

The title page contains an engraving showing two mythological figures [possibly, the god Apollo and the Muse Erato] and musical instruments signed by the London engraver [John] Strongitharm of Pall Mall.

Creator(s): Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Creation Date: 1788  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Longman
Publisher Info: [London: printed for the editor and sold by Longman and Co., 1788]
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1788
Description:

This item is a copy from [ca. 1790] of the score of Handel's opera Sosarme to a libretto by Matteo Noris.

The performance forces include: oboe, horns, strings (violin, viola, bass), continuo, and soloist singers.

A list of important musical numbers, solo arias and duets of each act appears on p.116.

The names of the subscribers appear on pp.[119-120].

The title page contains an engraving showing two mythological figures [possibly, the god Apollo and the Muse Erato] and musical instruments signed by the London engraver [John] Strongitharm of Pall Mall.

Note:

Full title as appears on the title page: Sosarme : opera in tre atti. Rappresentata al Teatro de Re nel mercato de fieno a Londra nell'anno 1732. La musica del signore G.F. Handel.

Physical Description:

1 score (116 p.) ; 34 cm.

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Keyword(s): Strongitharm, John
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Parallel Title: Giulio Cesare : opera in tre atti
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 22396449 |
  • UNTCAT: b1033954 |
  • CALL-NO: M1500.H13 S6 1788
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc11803
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image