Aria "Ah sio Fossi come Orfeo." [Musical manuscript]. Italy, ca 1780s-90s. Giovanni PAISIELLO.
Aria "Ah sio Fossi come Orfeo." [Musical manuscript]. Italy, ca 1780s-90s

Aria "Ah sio Fossi come Orfeo." [Musical manuscript]. Italy, ca 1780s-90s

Oblong quarto (ca. 225 x 300 mm). Sewn. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [17], [i] (blank) pp.

Scored for orchestra and voice including 1 & 2 violin, oboe, horn, viola, continuo, and solo bass voice (Cavaliere). Notated in black ink on 10-stave rastrum-ruled paper.

Slightly worn, foxed, soiled; minor tears to spine with stitches loosening; edges slightly browned.

RISM (11 manuscript copies).

An excerpt from Paisiello's opera Le due contesse, composed in 1775, premiered in Rome at Teatro Valle on 1 March 1776.

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Price: $175.00  other currencies

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