Saturday, November 05, 2011

Article: So, how many classical vocal works on Cleopatra can there possibly be?

So, how many classical vocal works on Cleopatra can there possibly be?
http://beingcleopatra.blogspot.com/2011/11/so-how-many-classical-vocal-works-on.html

…you'll be surprised!!


It's only natural that composers would take advantage of Cleopatra's legendary popularity. Through much research, I found that there are over 60 classical vocal works that portray Cleopatra some of these pieces are featured on my new CD Cleopatra's Voice



A
Andreozzi, Gaetano: La morte di Cleopatra (1797)
Anfossi, Pasquale: Cleopatra (1779)
Awad, Sayed: The Death of Cleopatra (19??)

B
Barber, Samuel: Antony and Cleopatra (1966) Beer, Jules: La Fille d'E'gypte (1862)
Bensa, Giuseppe: Cleopatra (1889)
*Berlioz, Hector: La Mort de Cléopâtre [cantata] (1829)
Bonamici, Ferdinando: Cleopatra (1879)
Bondeville, Emmanuel: Antoine et Cléopâtre (1972)

C

Canazzi, Antonio: La Cleopatra (1653)
*Carraud, Gaston: Cléopâtre (1890)
Castrovillari, Daniele: Cleopatra (1662)
Chadwick, George Whitefield: Cleopatra [tone poem] (1904)
Chiusano, Gerard: Antony and Cleopatra (2004)
Cimarosa, Domenico: La Cleopatra (1789)
Colonna, Giovanni Paolo: Cleopatra moribonda [cantata] (16??)

D
Dall'Angelo, Giacamo: La Cleopatra (????) Darwish, Sayed: Cleopatra and Marc-Antony (1927)
Domenico: La Cleopatra (1789)
Durkee, Norman: Omnium (2005)

E
Enna, August: Cleopatra (1895)

F
Freudenberg, Wihelm: Cleopatra (1884)
Furey, Lewis: Antoine et Cléopâtre (2006)

G
Gounod, Charles: Variation de Cléopâtre [from Faust] (1859)
*Graun, Carl Heinrich: Cleopatra e Cesare (1742)

Grey, Henry: Cleopatra (????)
Griffes, Charles: Cleopatra to the Asp [song] (1912)
Grossmith, George Jr. & Rubens, Paul: Great Caesar [burlesque] (1899)
Gruenberg, Louis: One Night of Cleopatra (1954)

H

Hadley, Henry Kimball: Cleopatra's Night (1920)
Hamilton, Iain: Cleopatra [dramatic scene for soprano & orchestra] (1977)
*Handel, George Fredric: Giulio Cesare in Egitto (1724)
*Hasse, Johann Adolph: Antonio e Cleopatra (1725)
Havergal, Brian: Vision of Cleopatra (1907)
Herbert, Victor: The Wizard of the Nile (1895) Hofmeyr, Hendrik: The Death of Cleopatra [vocal chamber work] (1986)
Hosni, Daoud: Cleopatra (1927)
Huss, Henry Holden: Cleopatra's death (dramatic fragment for soprano & orchestra) (????)

K

Kaffka, Johann: Antonius und Cleopatra (1799)
Krebs, Stanley: Cleopatra's farewell : a song-aria for high voice (????)

L
*Litta, Paola: Morte di Cleopatra (1914)

M
Malipiero, Gian Francesco: Antonio e Cleopatra (1937)

Marinelli, Gaetano: La morte di Cleopatra (1800) Massé, Victor: Une nuit de Cléopâtre (1885) Massenet, Jules-Émile-Frédéric: Cléopâtre (1914) Mattheson, Johann: Die unglückselige Kleopatra, Königin von Ägypten (1704)
McCoy, William Johnston: Egypt (????)
*McDowall, Cecilia: "Give Me My Robe" [song from 4 Shakespeare Songs for Soprano] (1999)
Montfort, Alexandre: La mort de Cléopâtre [cantata] (1829)

N
Nasolini/Nazolin, Sebastiano: La morte di Cleopatra (1791)

P
*Pacini, Giovanni: Cesare in Egitto (1821)

Prévost, Eugène: La mort de Cléopâtre [cantata] (1829)

R
Rashid, Hasan: Masra' Antonio (1842)
Reise, Jay: Cleopatra [aria] (19??)
Rossi, Lauro: Cleopatra (1876)

S
Scarlatti, Alessandro: Antonio e Cleopatra (1701)
Siedle, Carl: I am dying, Egypt, dying : or Anthony and Cleopatra (????)

Sografi, Simeone Antonio: La morte di Cleopatra (1796)
Stewart, Robert: Cleopatra : for soprano and chamber ensemble (????)
Straus, Oscar: Die Perlen der Kleopatra (1923)

V
Vete, Albert: Down on the Nile: The Romance of Antony and Cleopatra (1945)
Vores, Andy: Cleopatra (19??)



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