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Ruggiero (iii)

Sven Hansell

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Opera seriain three acts by johann adolf Hasse to a libretto by pietro Metastasio (see Ruggiero (ii)) after the last three cantos (44–6) of ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando furioso; Milan, Regio Ducal Teatro, 16 October 1771.

This opera, along with the youthful Mozart’s Ascanio in Alba, was performed to celebrate the wedding of the Habsburg Archduke Ferdinand and Maria Beatrice d’Este. Its concluding licenza, a recitativo stromentato originally sung by

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