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1 Opera (poème lyrique) in 3 acts by Fauré to lib. by René Fauchois. Comp. 1907–12. Prod. Monte Carlo and Paris 1913, London, 1970.

2 Opera semi‐seria in 2 parts by Liebermann to text by H. Strobel. Prod. Salzburg 1954. Other operas on Penelope legend are by Monteverdi (Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria), Cimarosa, Galuppi, Piccinni, and Jommelli.

Subjects: Music.

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