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Déjanire (‘Dejanira’)locked

  • Hugh Macdonald

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Tragédie lyrique in four acts by Camille Saint-Saëns to a libretto by Louis Gallet and the composer after Sophocles ’ Trachiniae; Monte Carlo, 14 March 1911.

In 1898 Saint-Saëns had already treated the subject of Hercules in two symphonic poems when he composed incidental music for Gallet’s tragedy ...

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