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Lucio Silla (i) (‘Lucius Sulla’)locked

  • Julian Rushton

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Dramma per musica in three acts, K135, by wolfgang amadeus Mozart to a libretto by giovanni De gamerra ; milan, Regio Ducal Teatro, 26 December 1772.

The contract for Lucio Silla, dated 4 March 1771, required Mozart to deliver the recitatives in October 1772 and to be in Milan by November to compose the arias and rehearse ‘with the usual reservations in case of theatrical misfortunes and Princely interventions (which God forbid)’....

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