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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comic opera, opera bouffe, bouffe, opera comiquenoun

    opera with a happy ending and in which some of the text is spoken

Wikipedia

  1. Opéra bouffe

    Opéra bouffe (French pronunciation: ​[ɔpeʁa buf], plural: opéras bouffes) is a genre of late 19th-century French operetta, closely associated with Jacques Offenbach, who produced many of them at the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, inspiring the genre's name. Opéras bouffes are known for elements of comedy, satire, parody and farce. The most famous examples are La belle Hélène, Barbe-bleue (Bluebeard), La Vie parisienne, La Périchole and La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein.

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  1. opera bouffe

    Opera bouffe is a genre of French opera characterized by its light, satirical tone and comical or farcical plots, generally relying on implausible or exaggerated situations, witty dialogues, and extravagant characters. Originating in the 19th century, it is closely associated with composer Jacques Offenbach. The term is often used interchangeably with "operetta" outside of France.

Wikidata

  1. Opéra bouffe

    Opéra bouffe is a genre of late 19th-century French operetta, closely associated with Jacques Offenbach, who produced many of them at the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens that gave its name to the form. Opéras bouffes are known for elements of comedy, satire, parody and farce. The most famous examples are La belle Hélène, Barbe-bleue, La vie parisienne, La Périchole and La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Opera Bouffe

    an opera in an extravagant burlesque style, with characters, music, and other accompaniments to match; is the creation of Offenbach (q. v.), his more distinguished successors in the production of which have been Lecocq, Hervé, and Strauss.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opera bouffe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opera bouffe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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