Lamento d'Arianna

A new critical performing edition

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Editor: Edited by Barbara Sachs

for soprano (c'#-e'') and bc

Ref. no Mv 1 (in 'cantatas')           sample page      cover page      To order:     

This is both a scholarly edition, based on a careful study of all the extant sources of this famous piece, and a practical presentation which everyone will find easy to read. Barbara Sachs has provided a comprehensive essay on the history of Arianna the opera, and of the various sources which are all that is left to us of what was undoubtedly one of Monteverdi's most important works.