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The Operas of Alessandro Scarlatti, Volume VI: La Caduta de’ Decemviri

By (composer) Alessandro Scarlatti

Edited by Hermine Weigel Williams

General Editor Donald Jay Grout

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$56.50 • £45.95 • €51.00

ISBN 9780674640320

Publication Date: 10/24/1980

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For the study of the history of music, the most important event of the 1970s has been the start of a critical edition of Alessandro Scarlatti’s operas, under the direction of Donald Jay Grout.—Charles Rosen, The New York Review of Books

Historians and performers alike welcome the long-overdue edition of Scarlatti’s operas—an edition at once practical and unquestionably scholarly.Opera Journal

[The edition is] warmly to be welcomed. A major musicological event.Early Music

The editions are handsomely presented…this series performs a valuable service.Notes

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