Giovanni Porta, "La tortorella se col suo fido" [aria]

Scope and Content

"S. Moise; Dal Sigr: Gio[van]ni: Porta". Not in British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957), Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940), or David Hunter, Opera and song books published in England, 1703-1726: a descriptive bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1997). According to the New grove dictionary of opera, ed. Stanley Sadie (London: Macmillan, 1992), several of Porta's operas, dating from 1716 to 1729, were staged at the Teatro S. Moisè in Venice.

Key: G

Tempo: 12/8

Medium: S, 2 vns, va, bc