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Orfeo(i) [L’Orfeo](‘Orpheus’)locked

  • John Whenham

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Favola in musica in a prologue and five acts by Claudio Monteverdi to a libretto by Alessandro Striggio based mainly on the Orpheus myth as told in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, though drawing also on the account in Virgil’s Georgics; Mantua, ducal palace, 24 February 1607...

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