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From Act I. - Obviously Handel had this tune still in mind when he wrote the "La réjouissance" movement from his "Music for the Royal Fireworks" nearly thirty years later.
||1720-04-02 London, King's Theatre in the Haymarket
||Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687-1765)
||voices, chorus and orchestra
The first opera performed at the "Royal Academy of Music"; Handel's "Radamisto" followed on April 27th. - Source: Aria collection published by John Walsh, London, n. d. (ca. 1720).