Cinesi, Le (The Chinese Ladies). ‘Opera serenade’, or divertissement, in 1 act by Gluck, to text expanded from lib. written by Metastasio for Caldara. Comp. 1754 for visit by Maria Theresa and Francis I to court of Gluck's employer, Prince von Hildburghausen. Prod. Vienna 1754, London 1977.
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