burletta


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burletta

(bɜːˈlɛtə)
n
a type of comic opera

burletta

A variation on burlesque, the burletta developed along more musical lines. The sense of parody slowly disappeared, to be replaced by a popular formula of songs and stage effects.
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The final section of the chapter addresses Jane Scott's 1810 premiere of Disappointments; or, Love in Castile and her 1814 burletta entitled Eccentricities; or, Mistakes at Madrid.
Marc Baer and Heather McPherson, for instance, have revealed how theater riots functioned within contemporary economies of protest; David Worrall has shown how genres such as burletta and pantomime made way for the infiltration of socio-political critique into London's theaters--patent and non-patent; and Amy Garnai and Daniel O'Quinn have identified instances of political positioning and reference in contemporary dramas.
15) John Oxenford's Rape of the Lock: A Burletta in Two Acts was "First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre, Monday, March 27, 1837," a purposely ephemeral piece designed to fit the afterpiece space of a theatrical programme.
11) Once Clarissa had moved to the evening bill, a series of matinee performances of Robert Buchanan's burletta Miss Tomboy were introduced in March 1890 to general approval with Mary in the role of Dolly Primrose, another servant's part.
Pero anche da questa burletta qualcosa ho guadagnato; il sig.
All being well he'll have one more crack at the Leger Lorrys Options, currently quoted at 33-1 with the sponsor for the Wimbledon Classic, will attempt to become one of the oldest winners of the Category One highlight which dates back to 1928 when Burletta triumphed at now-defunct Wembley.
50 [pounds sterling]) for a burletta, such as his adaptation of Dickens's Cricket on the Hearth (Stephens Profession 50).
Quanto al nazismo, fino al 1936 condannarlo e metterlo in burletta fu quasi un obbligo per ogni fascista (solo una frangia minoritaria, con personaggi tra loro diversi quali Delio Cantimori o Julius Evola, simpatizzo per esso).
They were very fond of one of the airs of Midas [a burletta or musical show by Kane O'Hara, 1764], which Mr.
In fact, the lone performance of Rossini's Otello in this city prior to the 1844 premiere of Rice's burletta was not just at the Chestnut itself--the populist site of Rice's own performance-but also over a decade earlier, on January 23, 1833.