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noun as in comic opera

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Then why demand of Ailes that his opera bouffe company treat you as anything other than an interloper?

This score, the first comic work I ever did, is in a light and easy style which savours of the Italian opera-bouffe.

Altogether this opera bouffe hotel is neither bad nor good, and most confusing as to its personnel and their conduct.

An opera is a musical drama, the higher forms of which are known as grand opera, and the lower or farcical forms as opera bouffe.

What is the difference between grand opera and opera bouffe?

Opera-bouffe and Gilbert and Sullivan are preferred to everything else.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bouffe, such as: opera bouffe, and opera comique.

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