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Plays by Sophocles and Euripides that have been used as the subject of several operas, notably by Hasse (1743), Gluck (1756), Zingarelli (1790), Honegger (1927), and Orff (1949); Mendelssohn (1841) and Saint-Saëns (1894) wrote incidental music to Sophocles' play.


Subjects: Music.

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