By Alfred Loewenberg
The 1st test at a Dictionary of Operas was once made by way of Leone Allacci, a realized Greek from the island of Chios, who turned Librarian of the Vatican Library and released "Drammaturgia", a list of all operas played as much as that date, in 1666. on account that then a few catalogues, dictionaries, and histories of Opera were released in numerous languages, however the current enormous paintings of Dr. Alfred Loewenberg is the 1st, so far as i do know, to rearrange the fabric 12 months by way of yr in chronological, instead of alphabetical irder. It starts off with the 1st of all operas, "La Dafne" composed via Jacopo Peri and produced at Florence in 1597, and ends with these produced in 1940. .... for each Opera named we're given the names of librettist and composer, in addition to the identify of the theater and the city during which the 1st creation came about; yet in addition to those naked proof we're usually provided with an enormous volume of subsidiary info, in particular as regards the resource of the plot, next revivals in different towns and translations into quite a few languages.
***Excerpt from advent via Edward J. Dent, October 1942***
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FERRARI: Il Pastor regio anuary]. Venice, S. Moise Text by the composer (dramma ... rappresentato in musica). Prologue and 3 acts. Ferrari's second opera. Music lost. Also given at Bologna [18 May] 1641; Genoa (indicated by Allacci without date); Piacenza 15 April 1646; Milan 1646. 164 1 CAVALLI: La Didone* Carnival. Venice, S. Cass. Text by G. F. Busenello (opera rappresentata in musica). Prologue and 3 acts' Text printed as laie as 1656 (separately, and in Busenello's Ore ociose); in 1641 only an Argomento e scenario was published.
Revived Rome, Tord. [12 February] 1672 (with a prologue by A. Stradella); Lucca September 1676. " 1667 La Prosperita diBlio Seiano and La Caduta di BUo Seiano SARTORIO: ANNALS OF OPERA CESTI: Le Disorazie d'AlIlore ö 1669-70 CAVALLI: Il Coriolano Caruil'al. Vienna ?? Piacenza Text by F. Sbarra (dral1ll1la giocosomorale). Prologue and 3 acts. After Il Pomo d'Oro this was Cesti's second opera produced at Vienna in that Carnival. The prologue was composed by the Emperor Leopold 1 hirnself. The libretto was reprinted at Rome bter in the same year (dedication dated 14 December 1667), but (in spite of Ademollo's contrary statement) obviollsly rather for the book-shclf than for purposes of production.
I of Studien zur Musikwissenschaft). Le Nozze di PeIeo e di Theti CAPRQLI: 14 April. Paris, Petit Bourbon Text by F. Buri. Prologue and 3 acts. After Rossi's Orfeo (see 1647), this was the second ltalian opera commissioned and written expressly for Paris. Libretto printed in 1654- Of the music only the airs de ballet are extant (whether they were composed by Caproli, or rather by some French composer, is an open question). "L'Orfeo avait ete un veritable opera; les ballets qui s'y trouvaient n'avaient qu'un role en quelque sorte decoratif et etaient danses par des professionels.