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The story of Baroque opera from 1600
Jacopo Peri and rival composer Giulio Caccini each wrote a version of the Orpheus legend, 'Euridice', writing music to the text by the court poet. When Peri’s version was performed in 1600, Caccini insisted in writing the lines his own pupils were singing.