(1). Reina, infausto avviso

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Type
Recitativo
From
Atto I, Scena I
Version
first version
Key
F sharp major → E major
Meter
C → 2/4

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About the text

  • Author: Nicola Francesco Haym
  • Adapted by Nicola Francesco Haym from L’amor tirannico by Domenico Lalli. The story is derived from Tacitus’ Annals, book xii. Lalli’s text was based on the earlier French play L’amour tyrannique by Georges de Scudéry.

Instrumentation

  • Tigrane (Soprano)
  • Polissena (Soprano)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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Resources

  • Full score: Hallische Händel-Ausgabe II/9.1, p. 217 (Appendix)

Cataloguer

Emma Clarkson

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