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Elektra, a Musical tragedy in one Act
an opera by Richard Strauss
The opera opens with women mocking Electra at the court of Mycanae. She appears dressed in rags and hurling abuse. Her first monologue starts like all opera monologues: "Alone, all alone!" and she tenderly calls her father, Agamemnon.
The Death Mask of Agamemnon