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Al gran sole carico d’amore

David Osmond-Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 561 words.

(‘In the bright sunshine heavy with love’)

Azione scenica in two acts by Luigi Nono to a libretto by the composer and Yury Lyubimov after texts by Bertolt...

Albert Herring

Arnold Whittall.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 1294 words.

Comic opera in three acts, op.39, by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by eric Crozier, after Guy de Maupassant’s short story Le rosier de Madame Husson; Glyndebourne, 20 June 1947.

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Albion and Albanius

Curtis Price.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 825 words.

Opera in three acts by Luis Grabu to a libretto by John Dryden ; London, Dorset Garden Theatre, early June 1685.

In 1680–81 the reign of Charles II was gravely threatened...

Alceste

Lois Rosow.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 1308 words.

[Alceste, ou Le triomphe d’Alcide (‘Alcestis, or The Triumph of Alcides’)]

Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully (see Lully family...

Alceste

Jeremy Hayes.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 5651 words.

(‘Alcestis’)

Italian version: Tragedia in three acts by Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck to a libretto by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi after Euripides; Vienna, Burgtheater, 26...

Alceste

Thomas Bauman.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 507 words.

(‘Alcestis’). Singspiel in five acts by Anton Schweitzer to a libretto by Christoph Martin Wieland based on Euripides’ Alcestis; Weimar, Hoftheater, 28 May 1773.

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Alceste

Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 655 words.

(‘Alcestis’)

Opera seria in three acts by Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi ( see Guglielmi family (opera) §(1) ) to a libretto by ranieri de’ Calzabigi [Calsabigi],...

Alcestis

John A. Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 468 words.

Libretto subject used chiefly in the 17th and 18th centuries, based on Euripides′ Alcestis. When Admetus, King of Pherae in Thessaly, is ill and about to die an oracle announces that...

Alchymist, Der

Thomas Bauman.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 189 words.

[Der Alchymist, oder Der Liebesteufel (‘The Alchemist, or The Love Demon’)]

Comische Oper in one act by Joseph Schuster to a libretto by August Gottlieb...

Alcide al bivio

Eric D. Weimer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 263 words.

(‘Alcides at the Crossroads’)

Festa teatrale in one act by Johann Adolf Hasse to a libretto by Pietro Metastasio Vienna, Grosse Redoutensaal, 8 October 1760.

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Alcide negli orti esperidi

Marita P. McClymonds.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 309 words.

(‘Alcides in the Gardens of the Hesperides’)

Opera seria in two acts by Gian Francesco de Majo to a libretto by Marco Coltellini ; Vienna, Laxenburg,...

Alcina

Anthony Hicks.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 1216 words.

Opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel to an anonymous libretto after Cantos vi and vii of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando furioso, adapted from the libretto for Riccardo Broschi’s L...

Alcyone

Jérôme de La Gorce.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 397 words.

[Alcione]

Tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Marin Marais to a libretto by Antoine Houdar de Lamotte after Ovid ; Paris, Opéra, 18 February...

Aleko

Richard Taruskin.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 591 words.

Opera in one act by Sergey Vasil’yevich Rakhmaninov to a libretto by Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko -danchenko after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin ’s dramatic narrative poem Ts...

Alessandro

Anthony Hicks.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 1160 words.

(‘Alexander’)

Opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel to a libretto by Paolo Antonio Rolli based on Ortensio Mauro ’s La superbia d’Alessandro (1690, Hanover);...

Alessandro nell’Indie (libretto)

Don Neville.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 626 words.

(‘Alexander in India’)

Libretto by Pietro Metastasio, first set by Leonardo Vinci (1730, Rome).Versions of the libretto also appear with such titles as Alessandro e Poro, Cleo...

Alessandro nelle Indie (opera by Pacini)

Scott L. Balthazar.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 203 words.

(‘Alexander in India’)

Opera seria in two acts by Giovanni Pacini to a libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola after Pietro Metastasio ( see Alessandro nell’Indie...

Alessandro Severo

Anthony Hicks.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 299 words.

(‘Alexander Severus’)

Opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel to a libretto anonymously adapted from Apostolo Zeno as revised for Milan, 1723; London, King’s...

Alessandro Severo

Harris S. Saunders.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 297 words.

(‘Alexander Severus’)

Dramma per musica in three acts by Antonio Lotti to a libretto by Apostolo Zeno ; Venice, Teatro S Giovanni Grisostomo, Carnival 1717.

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Alessandro Stradella

Peter Cohen.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 732 words.

Romantic opera in three acts by Friedrich Freiherr von Flotow to a libretto by W. Friedrich ; Hamburg, Stadttheater, 30 December 1844.

The plot is a mild and comic extract...