Ritorno dUlisse in patria, Il

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Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Il (Ulysses's return to his native land). Opera in prol. and 3 acts by Monteverdi to lib. by G. Badoaro based on Homer's Odyssey. Comp. 1640. Prod. Venice 1640. Revived in fragmentary concert-form Brussels 1925, Paris (d'Indy version) 1925, London (d'Indy version broadcast in Eng.) 1928, Florence ( Dallapiccola stage version) 1942, Wuppertal (Krenek edn.) 1959, Vienna (Harnoncourt edn.) 1971, Glyndebourne (Leppard edn.) 1972, Washington 1974, Salzburg 1985 (Henze edn.). F. stage p. in Britain was in London, 1965.