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sep 21, 1699 - Birth of Opera

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Opera was born in Florence,Italy at the end of the 16th century. A group of musicians that were fascinated by Ancient Greeks and and opposed to the excesses of Renaissance polyphonic music. The first opera was was La favola d’Orfeo (The Legend of Orpheus), composed by Monteverdi. At first operas intention was to make music subservient to the words.

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sep 21, 1699
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~ 322 years ago

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