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Definition of Burletta

Burletta
Burletta Bur*let"ta (b[^u]r*l[e^]t"t[.a]), n. [It., dim. of burla mockery. See Burlesque, a.] (Mus.) A comic operetta; a music farce. --Byron.

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- history, a burletta (Italian, meaning "little joke", sometimes burla or burlettina) is a brief comic opera. In eighteenth-century Italy, a burletta was the...
- Midas is a burletta, or 'mock opera', by Kane O'Hara. Originally performed privately in 1760 near Lurgan, Ireland, it was revised and expanded with the...
- developed in England by the 19th century, such as music hall, melodrama and burletta, which were po****rized partly because most London theatres were licensed...
- continued to lag far behind those in London, but Laura Keene's "musical burletta" The Seven Sisters (1860) shattered previous New York records with a run...
- Toquet with the Tuft, a burletta; Puss in Boots, a burletta; Sons and Systems, a burletta; The Burlington Arcade,’ a burletta; Izaak Walton, a drama;...
- L'infedeltà delusa (Deceit Outwitted), Hob. 28/5, is an operatic burletta per musica in two acts by Joseph Haydn. The Italian libretto was by Marco Coltellini...
- Lane Theatre engaged him to compose music to Garrick's two-act farcical burletta based on the Orpheus myth, which premiered in 1768. In the same year, Barthélemon...
- in the Tavola Ritonda, where she is kidnapped by the knight Burletta of the Desert (Burletta della Diserta) who wants to rape her but she is rescued by...
- Australia. In 1838 Charles Zachary Barnett's adaptation, the three-act burletta Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress opened at the Marylebone Theatre...
- 1809 the theatre was licensed for musical entertainments, pantomime, and burletta. She wrote more than fifty stage pieces in an array of genres: melodramas...