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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...
- English Burletta (Dublin, 1762) The Golden Pippin: An English Burletta (London, 1773) The two Misers: A Musical Farce (London, 1775) April-Day. A Burletta (London...
- 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...
- or ****us and Andromeda; an original mythological, aquatic, equestrian burletta in one act (1857) Charles Kingsley's free verse poem retelling the myth...
- 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...
- teatrale Ballad opera Ballet héroïque Bühnenfestspiel Bühnenweihfestspiel Burletta Chamber opera Comédie en vaudevilles Comédie lyrique Comédie mêlée d'ariettes...
- 1809 the theatre was licensed for musical entertainments, pantomime, and burletta. She wrote more than fifty stage pieces in an array of genres: melodramas...
- 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...
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