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Vologeso

Marita P. McClymonds

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 niccolò Jommelli to a libretto by mattia Verazi, after apostolo Zeno’s Lucio Vero; Ludwigsburg, Schlosstheater, 11 February 1766.

Lucio Vero [Lucius Verus] (tenor) has defeated Vologeses (soprano castrato), King of Parthia, and has become enamoured of his fiancée, Berenice (soprano). Although betrothed to Lucilla (soprano), the daughter of the Roman co-emperor Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus is obsessed with securing the hand of Berenice. In Act 1,

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