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  • EVELYN TUBB: John Eccless - I love and am loved (Semele)

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  • Opera Semele (Handel)

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  • Leave me, loathsome light (Somnus) - Semele - Handel

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  • Semele, HWV 58, Act 1: "Endless pleasure" (Semele)

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  • Where’er you walk from Semele by G.F. Handel

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  • Composer Biography - George Frederic Handel

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  • Trinity College Open Day

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  • What is Lord Chancellor? Explain Lord Chancellor, Define Lord Chancellor, Meaning of Lord Chancellor

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  • Henry Purcell // Short Biography - Introduction To The Composer

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  • Opera Cheats: Dido and Aeneas

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  • William Congreve Biography in 3 minutes | English Literature Audio Video Notes

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  • What is a Recitative? / Leonard Bernstein · Omnibus: "American Musical Comedy"

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  • The Magic Flute – Queen of the Night aria (Mozart; Diana Damrau, The Royal Opera)

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Semele is an opera by John Eccles. The libretto is by William Congreve, drawing on the Greek myth of Semele. The opera was written in 1707, but was never performed in Eccles's lifetime; in fact, the work was not performed until 22 April 1972 when it was given at St John's, Smith Square in London. There was an earlier semi-staged performance given in The Holywell Music Room June 4-6 1964 by the Oxford University Opera Club and Wadham Music Society, conducted by John Byrt - also claiming to be the 'World Premiere'.

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