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Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo (‘Drama of the Soul and the Body’)locked

  • H. Wiley Hitchcock

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Sacred opera in a prologue and three acts by Emilio de’ Cavalieri to a text probably by Agostino Manni; Rome, Oratorio di S Maria in Vallicella, February 1600.

It is the earliest opera of which all the music survives, and the first to be published (Rome, autumn ...

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