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Lo straniero

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Lo straniero is an opera in two acts composed by Ildebrando Pizzetti who also wrote the libretto. Based on characters from the Old Testament but with an invented story, it is the third work in Pizzetti's trilogy on the themes of redemption and the virtue of love. Although it did not receive its premiere until 1930, Pizzetti had begun the project several years earlier. He began the libretto in 1922 and completed it in 1923. The composition of the music was completed in 1925. The other two works in the trilogy are Dèbora e Jaéle which premiered in 1922 and Fra Gherardo which premiered in 1928.
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