Ascanio in Alba

Pastoral opera in 2 parts

Dramatis Personæ

Venere [Venus] (soprano)
Ascanio, her grandson, son of Aeneas (male soprano)
Silvia, a nymph descended from Hercules (soprano)
Aceste, a priest of Venus (tenor)
Fauno, a shepherd (male soprano)
[Genii, Shepherds & Shepherdesses] (chorus)

Setting: the site of the future city of Alba Longa, near Rome; mythical times.

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