Adriano in Siria (Pampani, Antonio Gaetano)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1751).
Misc. Notes Dresden, Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (SLUB) (D-Dl): Mus.1-F-82,21-6
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Work Title Adriano in Siria
Alternative. Title Dramma per musica da rappresentarsi nel Regio-Ducal Teatro di Milano, nel carnovale dell'anno 1751
Composer Pampani, Antonio Gaetano
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAP 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1750 in Milan: Teatro Regio Ducal
Premiere Cast
Giuseppe Poma (Adriano)
Ottavio Albuzio (Osroa)
Caterina Aschieri (Emirena)
Violante Vestri (Sabina)
Gioacchino Conti aka Giziello (Farnaspe)
Giuseppa Uzedo (Aquilio)
Librettist Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices, strings, continuo
Adriano (S)
Osroa (T)
Emirena (S)
Sabina (S)
Farnaspe (S)
Aquilio (A?)

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Though the final item in the opera is a "chorus", it is possibly only for the soloists; there are no other choruses in the opera. The surviving aria is for strings only, but it is extremely likely that the work was scored for full orchestra.