Il rapimento de Cefalo [The Rape of Cephalus] (1600)

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Start date: 
9 October 1600
End date: 
9 October 1600
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Production notes: 
Pastoral melodrama. Incidental music - Giulio Caccini, with S. Venturi del Nibbio, Luca Bati, Petro Strozzi. First performed for marriage of Marie de' Medici to Henri IV.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Theogony Hesiod
Metamorphoses Ovid
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 296 Bondanella 1979, p. 120 / Grove 1980, 3:579 / Weaver 1978, p. 90 / Lavin 1954, p. 279 / Pirotta & Povoledo 1982

How to cite this production

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