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Iphigénie en Tauride is an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck. The libretto was written by Nicolas-François Guillard. It was first performed in Paris on May 18, 1779.

With Iphigénie, Gluck took his operatic reform to its logical conclusion. There are no longer any recitatives, only dramatic scences interspersed with arioso-like structures.

Iphigénie en Tauride is part of the standard operatic repertoire. There are a several recordings of it, and it is occasionally performed.it:Ifigenia in Tauride (Gluck) Template:Opera-stub

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