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Semiramide


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Opera in 2 acts by Rossini to lib. by G. Rossi after Voltaire's Sémiramis (1748). Comp. 1822. Prod. Venice 1823, London 1824, New Orleans 1837. Also subject of about 40 other operas, incl. those by Porpora, Vivaldi, Hasse, Gluck, Galuppi, Paisiello, Salieri, Meyerbeer, and Respighi. With exception of Respighi's, all were settings of text by Metastasio.

Subjects: Opera.


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