Hypermnestra


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Hypermnestra

only one of Danaides who did not murder husband on wedding night. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 136]
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In addition, three volumes with secular music of the eighteenth century will appear: harpsichord music by Gottlieb Muffat (Componimenti musicali, 1739), in a new edition by Alexander Opatrny of the compositions first published in DTO 7; Ignaz Holzbauer's German opera Hypermnestra (1741), which had its premiere in the Vienna Karntnertortheater (ed.
On their wedding night, all except Hypermnestra killed their husbands.
This omits (without any real justification) Thisbe, Hypsipyle, Philomela, Hypermnestra.