The Operas of Alessandro Scarlatti, Volume VIII (Paperback)
Tigrane (Harvard Publications in Music #13)
Harvard University Press, 9780674640344, 288pp.
Publication Date: December 27, 1983
Donald Jay Grout's widely praised edition of the work of a key figure in the history of opera provides the most reliable version of the score for each opera, appending a translation of the libretto. These volumes are "at once practical and unquestionably scholarly" in the words of Opera Journal.
A tale of love and honor in the opera seria tradition, Tigrane was first performed at Naples in 1715. This edition of it will please performance groups and music historians alike.