Idomeneo : dramma eroico in tre atti, volume 1

Description

This score is special edition of Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" issued by subscription by J. Frey in ca. 1822. The cursive signature J. Frey appears in ink at the bottom of the t.p. This edition is in two volumes. Volume 1 lists the names of subscribers and has a table of contents for each of the three acts with the incipit of first lines of texts of arias, recitatives and choruses. Volume 1 also contains the overture of the opera and the first act. Volume 2 contains the second and third acts. According to New Grove, in 1780 Mozart received a ... continued below

Physical Description

1 score (vi, 179 p.) ; 35 cm.

Creation Information

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.; Varesco, Giambattista. & Danchet, Antoine, 1671-1748. 1821.

Context

This score is part of the collection entitled: Virtual Music Rare Book Room and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 213 times . More information about this score can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this score or its content.

Composer

Librettists

Engraver

Publisher

  • J. Frey
    Publisher Info: Au magasin de J. Frey, artiste de l'Académie Royale, editeur de musique, [successeur] de M. Méhulm Cherubini, Kreutzer, Rode et compagnie, Place de Victoires, No.8.
    Place of Publication: Paris, France

Audiences

We've identified this musical score/notation as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this score useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Music Library

The UNT Music Library - one of the largest academic music collections in the United States - contains over 400,000 volumes of books, periodicals, scores, dissertations, and reference works in many languages, as well as nearly 900,000 sound recordings in a variety of formats, including cylinders, reel-to-reel tapes, 45/33/78rpm records, compact discs, and digital tape recordings. The Music Library is also home to many rare books and scores and other special collections.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this score. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

  • Main Title: Idomeneo : dramma eroico in tre atti, volume 1
  • Parallel Title: Idomeneo : heroic drama in three acts

Description

This score is special edition of Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" issued by subscription by J. Frey in ca. 1822. The cursive signature J. Frey appears in ink at the bottom of the t.p.

This edition is in two volumes. Volume 1 lists the names of subscribers and has a table of contents for each of the three acts with the incipit of first lines of texts of arias, recitatives and choruses. Volume 1 also contains the overture of the opera and the first act. Volume 2 contains the second and third acts.

According to New Grove, in 1780 Mozart received a commission to composed a serious opera on a libretto by the Salzburg cleric Giambattista Varesco, which the latter based on Antoine Danchet's Idoménée.

Physical Description

1 score (vi, 179 p.) ; 35 cm.

Notes

Edition dediée aux souscripteurs, par l'editeur. No.5 de la collection des opéras de Mozart--T.p.

Subjects

Keywords

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Languages

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this score in the Digital Library or other systems.

Relationships

  • Has part: [Idomeneo : dramma eroico in tre atti, volume 2]

Collections

This score is part of the following collection of related materials.

Virtual Music Rare Book Room

The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

Related Items

See Also: : Has part: [Idomeneo : dramma eroico in tre atti, volume 2]

What responsibilities do I have when using this score?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this score.

Creation Date

  • 1821

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 15, 2010, 4:06 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 7, 2014, 11:01 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this score last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 213

Interact With This Score

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.; Varesco, Giambattista. & Danchet, Antoine, 1671-1748. Idomeneo : dramma eroico in tre atti, volume 1, score, 1821; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11797/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.