Artaxerxes

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Artaxerxes. Thomas Arne's most successful opera, in 3 acts. Lib. is Eng. trans. by the composer of Metastasio. Prod. London 1762; Dublin 1765; NY 1828. Many operas on this subject, e.g. by Hasse (1730), Galuppi (1749), Gluck (1741), Paisiello (1771), Piccinni (1762), Sacchini (1768), Cimarosa (1784), and Isouard (1794).