La favola d'Orfeo [The Story of Orpheus] (1607)

Original id: 
12803
Start date: 
1 February 1607
End date: 
28 February 1607
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Opera (favola in musica). Libretto - Alessandro Striggio the Younger, after Rinuccini's Euridice (1600). Libretto published in 1607 in Mantua, Italy.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Companies:
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Georgics Virgil
Metamorphoses Ovid
Person Role Notes
Claudio Monteverdi Composer
Alessandro Striggio the Younger Librettist
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 785 Grove 1980, 12:515, 523f., 530 / Palisca 1968, pp. 36-45, 53 / Kerman 1988, pp. 18-38, 40f., 212 / Redlich 1952, pp. 15ff., 96ff., 160ff. 186 / Bukofzer 1947, pp. 58-61 / Segal 1989, p. 169 / Bianconi 1987, pp. 164, 173 / DELI 1966-70, 5:204 / Glover 1978
Arion 23.2 (Fall 2015) Journal library 149-181 'Mythical Musical Drama in Monteverdi' Marianne McDonald

How to cite this production

La favola d'Orfeo [The Story of Orpheus] (1607), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/12803 <31 October 2020>