Oblong folio (ca. 235 x 325 mm). Sewn.  (title),  pp.
Scored for orchestra and solo voices including horn, Bb trumpet, flute, oboe, violins 1 and 2, viola, basoon, and continuo, two soprani (Abele and Eva), and contralto (Caino). Notated in black ink on 12-stave rastrum-ruled paper.
Browned at edges; minor foxing, heavier to outer leaves; several minor tears, not affecting music.
No other copies located.
An excerpt from an unidentified musical setting of the biblical story of Cain and Abel. The present textual setting does not match that of Pietro Metastasio's popular libretto La morte d'Abel.
Price: $300.00 other currencies