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De Majo, Gian Francesco  (1732-1770)


Ifigenia in Tauride, (Mannheim, 1764)

#15 ”Pudico fu spesso”                        

Bass, solo oboe, solo bassoon, strings, continuo.

Recent Researches in the Music of the Classical Era

Vol 46, pp 184-198. A-R Editions Madison, Wis.

The editor Paul Corneilson comments:  

”This is one of the highlights of the opera, a

concertante aria for solo oboe and bassoon

in C major, marked Andante 3/4.”

Sol di virtu verace, Aria  

Soprano, fagotto obligato, orchestra

RISM 450.017.024 and 450.029.250

Fürst zu Bentheim-Tecklenburgische Musikbibliothek

Rheda D-RH,  Shelf nos 490/491.

Excellent set of parts, viola missing.


Alessandro nell’Indie, (Mannheim, 1766)

Aria “Di rendermi la calma”  "You promise to grant me peace again"

Soprano, oboe obligato, fagotto obligato, horns, strings

Written 24 bar cadenza for soprano, oboe, bassoon.

A contemporary critic wrote: “Akt 2: Zu Ende dieses Akts hat

Erissene eine prächtige Arie mit obligaten Oboe und Fagott”

Manuscript RISM 452.025.801

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz,

Musikabteilung  Shelf No.: Mus.ms. 13400/5

Excellent set of parts and vocal score

CD Mannheim 2008/9 Coviello Classics COV 20911 CD 2, track 5