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Marc-Antonio e Cleopatra (Serenata)

By Johann Adolf Hasse

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SM voice soli, 2 violins, viola, basso continuo
Composed by Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783). This edition: Paperbound, Complete edition. Complete Editions - Johann Adolf Hasse: Selected Works. Marc' Antonio E Cleopatra Hwa Ii/1. Oratorios. Vocal Score. Composed 1725. 80 pages. Duration 90 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 50.702/03. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.5070203).

Item Number: CA.5070203

ISBN M-007-08733-3. Language: Italian.

With this early work, which Hasse composed while a student of Alessandro Scarlatti's and still heavily under his influence, and which was performed at the country estate of the royal advisor Carlo Carmignano in September 1725, Hasse was able to draw attention to himself as a composer for the first time publicly. The libretto stems from Francesco Ricciardi; the famous singers Vittoria Tesi and Carlo Broschi (Farinello) sang the two main roles. Score available separately - see item CA.5070200.

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