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Xerxes
In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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The rich old miser trying to marry a young woman was a typical figure of mockery in traditional Italian improvised comedy. Don Pasquale is another such character, who wishes to marry in order to disinherit his nephew Ernesto.
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In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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@Gert Weigelt
Siegfried is supposed to get married – but he doesn’t like the idea at all. He goes hunting with his friend Benno. It gets later and later and suddenly it’s night time. Deep in the forest by a mysterious lake he falls under the magic spell of an unknown girl. Odette is the victim of a wicked enchantment and can only assume human form for a few hours after dark.
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In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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The rich old miser trying to marry a young woman was a typical figure of mockery in traditional Italian improvised comedy. Don Pasquale is another such character, who wishes to marry in order to disinherit his nephew Ernesto.
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Once the ruler of the earth, Wotan has become an impotent wanderer, watching from a distance as his grandson Siegfried is raised by the dwarf Mime.
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In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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The rich old miser trying to marry a young woman was a typical figure of mockery in traditional Italian improvised comedy. Don Pasquale is another such character, who wishes to marry in order to disinherit his nephew Ernesto.
...
In Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera the Persian King Xerxes’ campaigns of conquest are not directed at foreign territories but at a woman he cannot possess.
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