Act 1

Scope and Content

From: Giovanni Bononcini, Il trionfo di Camilla [opera]

First act. Spine title: "Camilla / del Sigr. / Bononcini / Atto Io." The text is by Silvio Stampiglia. Casing: off-white board with a vellum spine. Front endpaper has a cancelled signature, possibly "J [...] L [...]". The back cover has a red seal featuring a woman's head. Singers are not named. 10-stave MS paper. Twenty-nine gatherings, numbered, in ink. The arias for the first act correspond to those listed in Lowell Lindgren's "A Bibliographic Scrutiny of Dramatic Works Set by Giovanni and his Brother Antonio Maria Bononcini" (unpubl. doctoral dissertation: Harvard, 1972), 3 parts in two vols., part 2, pp. 691-92.