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synonyms for bouffe

  • opera bouffe
  • opera comique
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How to use bouffe in a sentence

This score, the first comic work I ever did, is in a light and easy style which savours of the Italian opera-bouffe.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
Altogether this opera bouffe hotel is neither bad nor good, and most confusing as to its personnel and their conduct.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
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.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
What is the difference between grand opera and opera bouffe?
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
Opera-bouffe and Gilbert and Sullivan are preferred to everything else.
TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
Charlotte is just now the successful leader of an English opera-bouffe company which is travelling in the West.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 20. DECEMBER, 1877.VARIOUS
Such an appeal to Irving's sympathy and chivalry was enough to deprive the situation of its quality of opéra-bouffe.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
If Ethel were a ballet-dancer, or had taken to opera bouffe, she would be much more entertaining!
BROOKE'S DAUGHTERADELINE SERGEANT
Needless to say, the whole opera-bouffe affair was promptly disavowed by the higher authorities.
FIGHTING IN FLANDERSE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Somehow, it seemed rather fascinating to have the opera bouffe side of the Black Republic presented to us.
THE SOCIAL GANGSTERARTHUR B. REEVE
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WORDS RELATED TO BOUFFE

  • bouffe
  • opera bouffe
  • opera comique
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