La Passione di Gesù Cristo Signor nostro componimento sagro del signor abbate Pietro Metastasio ... e posto in musica dal signor Domenico Sarro ... da cantarsi nell'Oratorio dei rr. pp. della Congregazione di S. Filippo Neri la sera della Domenica delle Palme dell'anno 1737
Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi (1698--1782) was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti. In this volume, Pietro Metastasio presents new translations of Dido Abandoned, Demetrius, and The Olympiad that stay close to the original form and wording. Featuring an introduction that highlights the playwright's life and significant innovations in dramatic technique as well as a short bibliography, Fucilla's translations will be of interest not only to literary scholars, but also to those concerned with the history of music.
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