L'Endimione, W.G 15 (Bach, Johann Christian)



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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1780).
Misc. Notes RISM 450001724
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Work Title L'Endimione
Alternative. Title Serenata in 2 parts
Composer Bach, Johann Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W.G 15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts
First Performance. 1772-04-06 in London: King's Theatre in the Haymarket
First Publication. 1782 ca. (overture), in Six Grand Overtures, Op.18 (No.3)
Librettist Pietro Metastasio, with alterations and additions by Giovanni Gualberto Bottarelli
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Diana, Nice, Amore, Endimione
Mixed Chorus (SATB) (huntsmen, followers of Amore)
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings

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See Warburton, Thematic Catalog (Garland: Complete Works vol.48), pp.319–324.