Semele (1744)

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Start date: 
10 February 1744
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Production notes: 
Opera (oratorio). Libretto - after Congreve (1707) and Pope's "Summer," revised by Newburgh Hamilton.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Theogony Hesiod
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Covent Garden (London, Greater London, England) 10 February, 1744
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.1 Book library 241 Grove 1980, 8:118 / Keates 1985, pp. 251-53 / Hogwood 1984, pp. 184, 288

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