CH 1: CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643)

BIOGRAPHY             BIOGRAPHY      



Orpheus (myth)     L' Orfeo (Opera & Synopsis)

    Opera & Synopsis & Others

The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice   Libretto (Italian/English)

Scores      1.40.59 [JF52opera]

Monteverdi: L’Orfeo

L’ Arianna (Opera & Synopsis)    

L’ Arianna (Opera & Synopsis)   Libretto

   Lamento d’ Arianna    Lamento   The Lamento  

10.00 [MargheriteCrayencour]   7.08 [Gervais Chominard]

1.56 [Addiobelpassato]

Ulisse (myth)

 Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (Opera & Synopsis)

     Opera & Synopsis    Libretto (1641)

Libretti    Scores

 3.14.59 [Culturebox -English]

Poppea

   L’ incorazione di Poppea (Opera & Synopsis)

Libretto (1656)    Libretti

Scores: Prologue   Act 1   Act 2   Act 3

 3.01.09 [opericachannel]

 

Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

C.T.& C    Libretti    Scores

   23.52 [donnaviolonista]    25.45 [Nova Antiqua]

BAROQUE NOTES. WELCOME

Orfeo This links to Prologue and Act 1.

Subsequent Acts are available from right hand menu.

Arianna                  Ballo delle Integrate

 The next site provides links to information about individual operas.

Don’t use the link Back to Homepage,at the bottom of the next screen.

Claudio Monteverdi and His Extant Operas.

THE RENAISSANCE OF MUSIC BY Morton Lotham

CLICK CHAPTER V WHICH RUNS FROM PAGE 50 to 81

CHAPTER VI FOLLOWS FROM PAGE 82 TO 124

FORGOTTEN REALITY, REMEMBERED FICTION:

PRODUCTION VALUES AND COURT OPERA,1598-1608

by Peter Eliot Weiss

(From Marco da Gagliano to Claudio Monteverdi)

Italian Opera The Baroque Era

LIBRETTISTS ()

Alessandro Striggio_the_Younger - Ottavio_Rinuccini

 Iacopo_Badoer - Giovanni_Francesco_Busenello