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Pietro Francesco Cavalli: L'Égisto, opera in a prologue and 3 acts

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MS. Mus. c. 587

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L'Égisto, opera by Pietro Francesco Cavalli composed 1642/1643. Libretto by Giovanni Faustini.

Transcribed in 1908 from a manuscript in the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna (Mus. Hs. 16452 Mus Leopoldina) by Egon Wellesz (Prologue and Act 1) and Paul A. Pisk (Acts 2 and 3). Full score, in pencil and ink, 180 pages (wanting pp. 19-30). Pp. 1-18 include a partial keyboard realisation of the continuo by Wellesz.

Dates

  • 1908

Extent

180 pages

Language of Materials

  • Italian
  • German

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. c. 587

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15940

Abstract

'L'Égisto', opera by Pier Francesco Cavalli, transcribed by Egon Wellesz and Paul Pisk in 1908.

Biographical / Historical

Pietro Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676) was a composer. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

Given by Egon Wellesz to the Faculty of Music Library, 1961.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.
Title
'Egisto' by Pietro Francesco Cavalli
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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