23. Monteverdi - Coronation of Poppea
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28. 23. Monteverdi - Coronation of Poppea
Monteverdi may have been writing in the 17th Century, but he’s still treated us to a fair share of naughtiness. The raunchy story tells of adulterous liaison between Nerone, the Roman emperor, and his mistress Poppea.