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Castor et Pollux (‘Castor and Pollux’)locked

  • Graham Sadler

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Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by jean-philippe Rameau to a libretto by pierre-joseph Bernard; Paris, Opéra, 24 October 1737.

At its first appearance, Rameau’s third opera was only moderately successful. Audiences compared it unfavourably with Hippolyte et Aricie and Les Indes galantes...

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