Balletto per S.A.R. Il Sig. Principe di Galles
NamesGanassetti, Bortolo (Composer)
Cia Fornaroli Collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1729Place: Bologna
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGRN-Res. 08-2094
TopicsDancersDance notation -- Italy -- Early works to 1800
NotesBiographical/historical: "A Venetian by birth, Bartolomeo Ganasetti (also known as Bartolo or Bortolo Ganassetti or Ganascetti) was active inCentral Italy in the 1740s and 1750s, staging ballets in operas by important composers of the day such as Johann Adolf Hasse and Christoph Willibald Gluck, and later working as an impresario. Antonio Evangelista, who recorded the ballet, worked as a ballet master at the Collegio dei Nobili of Bologna between 1727 and 1734 and, like Ganasetti, was also Venetian."-- http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/italiandance/web2.htmlAcquisition: Gift; Walter Toscannini.Additional physical form: Additional photocopy shelved in *MGZR Baroque dancing [clippings].Biographical/historical: Bortolo Ganassetti also created dances in Bologna,1728, for Teodoro: dramma per musica; he is listed in that libretto as "servitore di S.A.R. principe di Gales."Citation/reference: Gloria Giordano presented a paper on this notation at the 2008 Rothenfels symposium.Content: Translation from exhibition web site: Ballet for His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales Composed by Sig. Bartolo Ganasetti in the year 1729 [and] Put on Paper by me, Antonio Evangelista, Ballet Master in Bologna.Statement of responsibility: composto dal Sig. Bortolo Ganasetti.... ; posto in carta da me' Antonio Evangelista Maestro di Ballo.
Physical DescriptionExtent: [ii], 7 p. ; 22 cm. + photocopy in pocket (8 leaves; 29 cm.)Handwritten on preliminary leaf by a previous owner: Antonio Evangelista, maestro di ballo. Balletto per la S.A.R. il Principe di Galles, composto da Bortolo Ganasetti, Bologna, 1729.
DescriptionDance notation (Feuillet system) for one couple. Includes one line of music at the top of each page. Passapied p. 1-4; bouree p. 5-7.
Type of ResourceNotated musicStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17057311Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 804a4560-c5f4-012f-b4b4-58d385a7bc34
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