1688 in music
The year 1688 in music involved some significant events.
Oronthée
Oronthée (or Orontée) is a French-language opera by the composer Paolo Lorenzani, first performed by the singers and musicians of the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) at Chantilly on 23 Au...
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Niobe, regina di Tebe
Niobe, regina di Tebe is an opera in three acts by Agostino Steffani, premiered at the Munich court theatre during the carnival season of 1688. It is a tragedy focusing on the Ancient Greek character ...
Dido and Aeneas
Dido and Aeneas (Z. 626) is an opera in a prologue and three acts, written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate. The first known performance was at Josias Priest...
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David et Jonathas
David et Jonathas (David and Jonathan), H. 490, is an opera in five acts and a prologue by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier, first performed at the Collège Louis-le-Grand, Paris, on 2...
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