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Antonio Maria Bononcini was an Italian cellist and composer, the younger brother of the better-known Giovanni Bononcini.

<i>Tigrane</i> (Scarlatti) Opera by Alessandro Scarlatti

Tigrane, o vero L'egual impegno d'amore e di fede is an opera seria in three acts by the Italian composer Alessandro Scarlatti with a libretto by Domenico Lalli. It was first performed at the Teatro San Bartolomeo, Naples on 16 February 1715. It is regarded as one of Scarlatti's finest operas. As well as the serious main plot, there are also comic scenes involving the servants Dorilla and Orcone.

La Virtù trionfante dell'amore e dell'odio overo Il Tigrane is a 1724 opera for the carnival season in Rome. It was a joint composition by Benedetto Micheli, Vivaldi and Nicola Romaldi. The libretto was originally thought to based on that by Francesco Silvani already used in Venice in 1691, but has been identified as a libretto by Pietro Andrea Bernardoni used in Vienna in 1710.

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<i>Radamisto</i> (Handel) opera by Georg Friedrich Händel

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