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Sebastián Durón (1660-1716) and Juan de Navas (1647-1719) - Apolo y Dafne. Zarzuela
318 pages ISMN 979-0-805412-11-5 (PDF)
Also available in paperback edition
Instrumental parts available on demand.
In this volume of the collection "Musica escenica" we publish one of the most important works of the genre that has been called "zarzuela mitologica" (mythological zarzuela). Apolo y Dafne is an ambitious, long and fully sung zarzuela, which links the work with Coronis, another fully sung zarzuela composed by Sebastián Durón (1660-1716), chapel master of the Royal Chapel of Philip V. Apolo y Dafne was composed by two musicians: the mentioned Sebastian Duron and Juan de Navas (1647-1719). Navas was a harpist of the Royal Chapel and one of the main composers of theatre music from the late seventeenth century and early eighteenth century.
Orchestra and choir: 2 oboes, 2 trumpets, 2 violins and bc; SSAT choir (first act) and SSST choir (second act).
- Dafne, soprano