Mosè in Egitto

Gioachino Rossini

Mosè in Egitto

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Rossini dubbed his original version of Mose in Egitto a "tragico-sacred action"; the librettist, A.L. Tottola, combined the biblical narrative of the Exodus story with a typical love plot from a play called "L'Osiride" (Francesco Ringhieri, 1760). This peculiar combination of themes arose from Rossini's need to circumv... read more

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