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Artaserse (ii)

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 seria in three acts by johann adolf Hasse to a libretto by pietro Metastasio (see Artaserse above); Venice, Teatro S Giovanni Grisostomo, February, 1730, with text much changed by domenico Lalli or Giovanni Boldini (revised version, Dresden, Court Theatre, 9 September 1740; recomposed version, Naples, Teatro S Carlo, 20 January 1760 and summer 1762 with, for the most part, Metastasio’s original text).

Hasse’s first and third settings of this libretto illustrate his style

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