La Dafne / d'Ottauio Rinuccini ; rappresentata alla sereniss. gran duchessa di Toscana dal signor Iacopo Corsi.

Composer
Corsi, Jacopo, 1561-1602 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Italian
Published/​Created
In Firenze : Appresso Giorgio Marescotti, MDC [1600].
Description
[22] p., [1] leaf ; 21 cm. (4to)

Details

Subject(s)
OperasLibrettosEarly works to 1800 [Browse]
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
First printed opera libretto.
Notes
  • Libretto in verse by Ottavio Rinuccini; music by Jacopo Corsi and Jacopo Peri; Rinuccini's text was later set to music by Giulio Caccini. -- cf. Sonneck.
  • Signatures: A-C⁴ (C1 missigned D).
  • Printer's device on verso of last leaf.
  • Music treasures at Princeton
  • Princeton copy 1: Emendation in ms. at head of p. [20]: Del S. Iacopo Corsi is corrected to Al S. Iacopo Corsi.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1: In later half-leather with brown paper sides decorated in style of tree-calf; in light-brown cloth clamshell box with printed paper spine label.
Provenance
  • Princeton copy 1: Signed in ms. on recto of last leaf: Jacobi Castracanij.
  • Princeton copy 1: Bookplate: Ex libris Francisci Bracchini.
References
  • O.G.T. Sonneck, Catalogue of opera librettos printed before 1800 (1914), vol. I, p. 339-345
  • C. Sartori, Libretti italiani a stampa fine al 1800 (1982), 7015
  • D. Pietropaolo, The baroque libretto (2011), 1
  • NUC pre-1956, vol. 495, p. 615
Place name(s)
Italy Florence.
LCCN
2003586344
OCLC
53940297
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