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The story of Baroque opera from 1600
After Orfeo, Monteverdi wrote another opera the following year, 'Arianna'. He then took a break from the genre for almost 20 years, writing his next operatic work, 'Licori finta pazza', in 1627 – but this was never staged and the music is now lost.