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I Medici

I Medici

I Medici is an opera composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, with a libretto by the composer. The opera was intended as the first part of a planned trilogy called Crepusculum, with the second a third operas to be called Savonarola and I Borgia. The word "crepusculum," is Latin for "twilight," signaling the influence of Richard Wagner's tetrology Der Ring des Nibelungen. The remaining two operas were never completed. Leoncavallo sought to create an "epic poem" for the stage. However, one contemporary review of the premiere stated: "In I Medici we have a historical opera like those that have been made many times before and will be hence ... [but] we do not hav ... more on Wikipedia

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