Orfeo ed Euridice

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This is the libretto of "Orfeo ed Euridice" by Ranieri de Calzabigi, published in vol 2 of "Raccolta di melodrammi serj scritti nel secolo XVIII." The original volume contains works by Apostolo Zeno, Giuseppe Parini, Marco Coltellini, Castone Rezzonico della Torre, Ranieri de Calsabigi, and F. Saverio de Rogati. On the back of the t.p. appears a quote in Virgil's "Georg.," iv, 465: "Te dulcis conjux, te solo in littore mecum, te veniente die, te discedente canebam." The libretto includes a prologue and list of characters.

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326 [i.e., 24] p. ; 22 cm.

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Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. 1822.

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This is the libretto of "Orfeo ed Euridice" by Ranieri de Calzabigi, published in vol 2 of "Raccolta di melodrammi serj scritti nel secolo XVIII." The original volume contains works by Apostolo Zeno, Giuseppe Parini, Marco Coltellini, Castone Rezzonico della Torre, Ranieri de Calsabigi, and F. Saverio de Rogati.

On the back of the t.p. appears a quote in Virgil's "Georg.," iv, 465: "Te dulcis conjux, te solo in littore mecum, te veniente die, te discedente canebam."

The libretto includes a prologue and list of characters.

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326 [i.e., 24] p. ; 22 cm.

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The story of Orfeo and Euridice in "Raccolta di melodrammi serj scritti nel secolo XVIII, vol. 2, pp.[303]-326."

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  • 1822

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795. Orfeo ed Euridice, text, 1822; Milan, Italy. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25951/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.