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What's your favorite comic opera ?

  • Barber of Seville

    Votes: 11 13.9%
  • L'Italiana in Algeri

    Votes: 7 8.9%
  • La Cenerentola

    Votes: 4 5.1%
  • L'Elisir d'Amore

    Votes: 6 7.6%
  • Don Pasquale

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Un Giorno di Regno

    Votes: 1 1.3%
  • Falstaff

    Votes: 11 13.9%
  • Daughter of the Regiment

    Votes: 3 3.8%
  • Meistersinger von Nuernburg

    Votes: 17 21.5%
  • Other.....please list.

    Votes: 19 24.1%
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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
As above... :tiphat: :)

OOPS
Forgot Marriage of Figaro
Magic Flute and
Cosi.

Please add them in.
thank you
 

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Discussion Starter · #14 ·
I love L'Italiana and Barbiere and Un Giorno di Regno.

Falstaff and Meister are in a class of there own.

Comic operas are my favorite genre, love them all. :)
 

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Amazing that Un Giorno di Regno is on the list. Yes, it is funny, but I would think it is not so well known as to get on this list. I'm curious about whether we are being asked about a comic opera in terms of its being comic or in terms of its being a great opera. Meistersinger and Falstaff are both great operas but not so funny (to me, at least).

Are we supposed to distinguish between "opera" and "operetta"? If not, why isn't Offenbach well represented here?
Un Giorno is on cause its a favorite of mine. :)
I was just keeping these to opera.
You may do an operetta thread if you like.
That would be fun too.
 
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Discussion Starter · #29 ·
Cosi :)

My opera horizons are remarkably expanded as of late, thanks to all of you in general and Itullian in particular. But it's still hard to top Mozart opera for me!
It's pretty hard to top Wolfie. :)
 

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I agree about Un Giorno; I think it is a good thing, but it is amazing to me. Maybe I'm operatically illiterate, but I had never even heard of it until a few months ago. Now it is one of my favorites also. We are so fortunate to live in a time when we can find such almost forgotten masterpieces (at least, that is my experience). Thanks for a poll that really got me thinking.
Welcome to the Un Giorno di Regno fan club :)
I just love this wonderful little opera :)
 
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Discussion Starter · #70 ·
Meistersinger
Zauberflote
Seville
L"Italiana
Cenerentola
Nozze
Cosi
L'Elisir
Don Pasquale
Giorno di Regno
 

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