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.