(18) Gia nei 1698 l'opera di Lulli subi un primo rifacimento nei libretto Rinaldo and Armida
dell'inglese John Dennis (1658-1734) e musicato dal conterraneo John Eccles (1668-1735).
Twombly's Hero and Leandro (To Christopher Marlowe) of 1985, for example, and Poussin's Rinaldo and Armida
One case is the plate with the two-part version of the Chaconne in Rinaldo and Armida
Sadly it is only the concert suite, but it leaves room for three other ballets, Rinaldo and Armida
(1954), Electra (1963) and Sweeney Todd (1959) prepared by David Ellis, the latter a hilarious piece of tongue in cheek.
Most notably, Ruggiero accepts without demur the reconciliation of Rinaldo and Armida
, which has struck generations of readers as contrived and abrupt.
They include such masterpieces as Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Madame Chrysantheme, Illuminations, and Homage to the Queen, and such important works as The Wanderer, Nocturne, Don Juan, Apparitions, Picnic at Tintagel, and Rinaldo and Armida
, and even such early chamber pieces for Rambert as Les Masques.
In place of Boucher's Rinaldo and Armida
, Wesley deploys Dagwood and Blondie in erotic abandon; in place of Venus and the infant Bacchus, he portrays Olive Oyl and Swee' Pea, but the lightness of touch and level of allegorical remove are exactly the same, as are the sexy sujets galants, the multitudinous subgenres of Rococo practice.
Four masterpieces from the collection, including "Rinaldo and Armida
" and "The Triumph of David," are showcased.
Rinaldo and Armida
recall the duel of love and wrath embodied by Tancredi and Clorinda.
 Still, marital union between Rinaldo and Armida
is never explicitly mentioned, much less enacted, within Tasso's poem.
Second only to Dame Margot Fonteyn, she was a luminous jewel during the golden age of the Royal Ballet during the late sixties, creating roles for Sir Frederick Ashton, notably in Rinaldo and Armida
, Birthday Offering, Persephone, and Enigma Variations, for John Cranko in Antigone and The Prince of the Pagodas, and for Sir Kenneth MacMillan in Le Baiser de la Fee.
Her primary source for these conclusions is taken from the story of Rinaldo and Armida
, a love story much more developed in Tasso than his predecessors.