Johann Adolf Hasse, Il ciro riconosciuto [opera]

Scope and Content

Score. Overture and arias from Johann Adolf Hasse's "Il Ciro Riconosciuto" on the basis of Lbl Add. MS 32026. No title nor attribution in the Mackworth volume. "Il Ciro riconosciuto", set to a text by Metastasio, was first performed in Dresden on 20 January 1751. Casing: board with Dutch Marble paper, leather spine. Music, which starts on page 1, is preceded by an index. Original pagination [sic], in ink. 10-stave MS paper. In a single hand. Gatherings are numbered, in ink, in upper left hand corner. Top has been cropped, but no music is missing. A folio is lacking (stub remains) between pp. 16 and 17. The instruments are sometimes indicated; the basso line is not figured.