L'Egisto

(1643)

by Francesco Cavalli

Description
Opera in 3 acts with prologue
Contributors
Dunn G (Translator), Faustini G (Author), Raymond Leppard (Editor)
Duration
135
Genres
Opera
Text
Giovanni Faustini
Instrumentation
2 harpsichord - harp - 2 lutes - chitarrone (or gtr) -gtr - flue organ - stringsoff stage: 2 flute, 2 oboe, cor anglais, 2 bassoon
Other Contributors
Raymond Leppard (editor)
Languages
English, German, Italian
First Performance
1.8.74, Santa Fe: Santa Fe Opera Company/Leppard
Availability

Vocal score (ital/ger/eng) 50532 5 , chorus part 503969 on sale, full score and parts for hire

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‘The opera is a charmer … Cavalli is never at a loss for ingratiating tunes, and Mr Leppard has clothed them all in a luscious harmonic framework that is rich in textural variety and full of ingenious theatrical gestures.’ New York Times (Peter G Davis) Read more

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