La favola di Orfeo

Description:

Libretto of the opera "La favola di Orfeo" in several verse forms. Poliziano's version of the legend of Orfeo differs from the story in Monteverdi or Gluck's operas. In Poliziano's ending, Orpheus is torn to pieces by the maenads (or Bacchantes). This copy includes Bernardino Baldi's eclogue "Celeo e l'Orto," a culinary poem that describes the production of polenta.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1749  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Creator (Librettist):
Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494.

La Favola di Orfeo, composta da M. Angelo Poliziano, e ridotta ora la prima volta alla sua vera e sincera lezione.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Giuseppe Comino
Publisher Info: Appresso Giuseppe Comino. Con licenza superiori.
Place of Publication: Padua, Italy
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1749
Description:

Libretto of the opera "La favola di Orfeo" in several verse forms. Poliziano's version of the legend of Orfeo differs from the story in Monteverdi or Gluck's operas. In Poliziano's ending, Orpheus is torn to pieces by the maenads (or Bacchantes). This copy includes Bernardino Baldi's eclogue "Celeo e l'Orto," a culinary poem that describes the production of polenta.

Physical Description:

24, 8 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Orfeo | Celeo e l'orto | lyrics
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • UNTCAT: b1294345 |
  • OCLC: 9778948 |
  • CALL-NO: ML54.8.P66 F3 1749
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39258
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image