Cantata Editions. “The Porpora Project.” http://www.cantataeditions.co.uk/shared/index.php?ref=porporaproject (accessed 16 April 2013).
Principally designed as a catalogue of scores for purchase from Cantata Editions, an independent publisher. Also provides free, easily accessible information about Nicola Porpora. Students may find it a useful starting point for research projects and papers.
The catalogue contains 129 scores of works by Porpora and 6 scores of works by other composers (Francesco Durante, Leonardo Leo, Francesco Mancini, and Johann Christoph Pepusch). Articles listed, both published and unpublished, pertain to18th-century music and were contributed by James Sanderson, William Drabkin, and Denis Arnold.
Seven pages. (1) Home: composer profile and project updates. (2) Music: advanced catalogue search. (3) Life: composer biography. (4) Works: listed by genre. (5) Articles. (6) Members: login to access full site services. (7) Contact form.
Because the project is ongoing, there are many gaps in the information provided.