Ifigenia in Aulide Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Ifigenia in Aulide

Creator

  • Librettist: Cigna-Santi, Vittorio Amedeo.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: "La poesía è del Sig. Vittorio Amedeo Cigna Torinese, fra gli Arcadi Ginestrio Argeatide"--P. VI.

Contributor

  • Composer: Bertoni, Ferdinando, 1725-1813.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: "La musica è del Sig. Ferdinando Bertoni, maestro di cappella dell'insigne Conservatorio de' Mendicanti di Venezia"--P. VI.

Publisher

  • Name: Gaspare Bayno
    Place of Publication: Turin, Italy
    Additional Info: "Presso Gaspare Bayno, stampatore, e Libraio della Società de' Signori Cavalieri"--T.p.

Date

  • Creation: 1762

Language

  • Italian

Description

  • Content Description: This is a ca. 1762 copy of the libretto of "Ifigenia in Aulide," by Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi, the principal librettist at the Teatro Regio in Turin. Cigna-Santi's libretto is an adaptation of Euripide's story of Ifigenia, the daughter of the king of Argos, Agamemnon. The goddess Diana decreed that Ifigenia had to be sacrificed in order to guarantee fair winds for the king's fleet on their journey to Troy. Achilles, rushed to save Ifigenia, his wedding bride, but Diana, moved by Ifigenia's obedience, spared her life before the priest killed her. Ferdinando Giuseppe Bertoni set this libretto to music for the 1762 carnival season in Turin. According to scholar George Hollis, the surviving arias of Ifigenia in Aulide are technically demanding and contain florid and lengthy passages in the tradition of opera seria. The library's copy of "Ifigenia in Aulide"is bound with the following librettos: "Catone in Utica," by Pietro Metastasio; "Sofonisba" by Mattia Verazi; "Arianne e Teseo" by Pietro Pariati; and "Le piacevoli poesie" by Gasparo Gozzi.
  • Physical Description: viii, 63 p. ; 17 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Librettos.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Collection

  • Name: Virtual Music Rare Book Room
    Code: VRBR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Music Library
    Code: UNTML

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 22167905
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1032974
  • Call Number: ML50.2.I45 B4 1762
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39295

Note

  • Display Note: Full title as appears in the t.p.: "Ifigenia in Aulide, dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel regio teatro di Torino nel carnevale del 1762. Alla presenza di S.S.R.M."
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Omniscan creationAppVersion: 11 creationHardware: Zeutschel OS 10000