You saw the 1984 movie “Amadeus,” so you know that Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were archrivals. Right? Not exactly. They weren’t best buddies, but they occasionally collaborated on works. The score for one of those works, “Per la Ricuperata Salute di Ofelia” or “For the Recovered Health of Ophelia,” turned up a few years ago in the archives of the Czech Museum of Music in Prague. It was written in 1785 in honor of a singer who’d lost her voice.
Ophelia is a tragic character in which of Shakespeare’s tragic plays?
D) “Titus Andronicus”
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