Marylin Winkle Publishes Rare Edition of Eighteenth-Century Cantata

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School of Music musicologist Marylin Winkle has just published what promises to be the definitive version of Camilla de Rossi’s Fra Dori, e Fileno (c. 1710). Dulcamara Press, a company devoted to producing performance editions of historically underrepresented works, has produced the work with the goal of making it accessible both to student and professional performers.

“It is the only true modern edition of this work, based on its only extant manuscript,” said Marylin Winkle. “A previous 1984 score by Barbara Garvey Jackson used hand calligraphy and did not include instrumental parts. Sadly, the score had many errors, and was in need for correction.”

Marylin Winkle (on left) with the Early Music Ensemble at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

The new edition corrects the errors of the 1984 score. Winkle’s edition also includes biographical and critical notes, and an original translation of the libretto.

Secular cantata by Camilla de Rossi (fl. 1670-1710) in a new performance edition by Marylin Winkle.
Scored for soprano, mezzo-soprano, violins, violoncello, and basso continuo. 
Softcover; 64pp + unbound parts: Violin 6pp, Violoncello 3pp, Basso Continuo 8pp; introduction, critical report; 8.5×11 in.