buffa

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buffa

(ˈbʊfə)
pl n
1. (Theatre) a form of comedic opera
2. (Theatre) a comedic actress or clown in an opera
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In reconstructing "a broader intellectual and cultural context" in which opera buffa functioned in late eighteenth-century Vienna, the author refers to merely half a dozen sources, most of them dated.
John Buffa to pressroom manager for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times from assistant manager.
Joelle Buffa, chief biologist at the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) insists that government employees should be allowed to trap predators to protect non-endangered migratory birds.
While he was dying of cancer in 1957, Malaparte turned the Roman clinic where he was undergoing treatment into the set of a postwar opera buffa. Lying in state, he was paid homage by the most notable of his countrymen, joined the Communist Party, converted to Catholicism, and then, totally synchronized with the prevailing power structure, expired.
But perhaps that is the point: contrary to popular opinion, Cosi is, by a number of definitions, a typical opera buffa, sharing many dramatic (and even some musical) similarities with other 'School for .
To me the Mount Graham affair has an opera buffa flavor - a conflict whose protagonists are basically in the same camp but lack communication or react to misinformation.
In the fast sections, of which the first in no.5 and the last in no.6 are the most impressive in design, hammerstroke chords, animated arpeggios and other extrovert figurations (often over a pedal) create immense rhythmic drive to cadences of the repetitive, forceful kind associated with opera buffa. The dis's drawback, as perhaps with many mid-18th-century instrumental collections in general, is a lack of stylistic variety.
Mozart saw that the only source of theatrically effective texts was the Italian opera buffa. He had the good fortune to find a skilled collaborator in Lorenzo da Porte, with whom he could work closely.
11th) was opera buffa at its best, a genuine blend of comic and serious action.
The opera, which will be performed at the Square of the Medieval Castle in Paphos, is an opera buffa in two acts with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini.
Young and talented conductor Alessandro Calcagnile and baritone Daniele Caputo will bring you the vivacity of "The Barber", probably the most beloved opera buffa of all time.
This collaboration with Murata and Altair makes the breadth of STM32-family MCUs, and its outstanding development ecosystem, available to Murata's customers and is an ideal solution to help minimize the size, maximize the efficiency, and quickly prototype and implement Muratas CAT-M/NB1 IoT solutions, said Michel Buffa Group Vice President, Microcontroller Division General Manager, STMicroelectronics.