Tigrane (Hasse)

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Tigrane is an opera by Johann Adolph Hasse to a libretto by an anonymous arranger following Francesco Silvani which had already been used Vivaldi for his own opera of the same name. [1] The opera premiered 4 November 1729 at the Teatro San Bartolomeo, Naples.


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  1. Reinhard Strohm Dramma Per Musica: Italian Opera Seria of the Eighteenth Century- 1997 0300064543 The libretto of Tigrane (1729), by an anonymous arranger following Francesco Silvani, offered him the figure of Mitridate (tenor), a tyrant and overpowering father whose control over other people's affections is justified by his 'glory' and physical courage. The young hero Tigrane .