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Iolanthe
'Iolanthe,' or 'The Peer and the Peri,' is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and text by W. S. Gilbert. It was produced at the Savoy Theatre, London, Nov. 25, 1882.
Lakme
'Lakmé' is a romantic opera in three acts, the music, written by Léo Delibes. The words, by Goudinet and Gille, are taken from the story 'Le mariage de Loti.' It was first presented in Paris in 1883.
Falka
'Falka,' a comic opera in three acts, with score by Francis Chassaigne and text by Leterrier and Vanloo, was first produced, Oct. 29, 1883, at the Comedy Theatre, London.
Sigurd
'Sigurd,' an opera in four acts with music by Ernest Reyer and text by Du Locle and Blau, was produced at the Théâtre Monnaie, Brussels, Jan. 7, 1884. Its hero is the hero of the Nibelungen myths. Although written previous to the presentation of Wagner's 'Ring,' many of the scenes are similar to scenes in that great cycle.
Manon
'Manon,' an opera in five acts, with music by Jules Massenet and words by Meilhac and Gille after the novel of Abbé Prévost, was first presented in Paris, Jan. 19, 1884.
The Trumpeter Of Sakkingen
'The Trumpeter of Säkkingen,' an opera in three acts and a prologue, with music by Victor E. Nessler and text based on J. Victor von Scheffel's poem, with several original songs added by the librettist, Rudolf Bunge, was produced at the Stadt Theatre, Leipzig, May 4, 1884.
The Mikado
'The Mikado' or 'The Town of Titipu,' a comic opera in two acts, with words by W. S. Gilbert and music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, was produced at the Savoy Theatre, London, March 14, 1885.
Erminie
'Erminie,' a comic opera in two acts with libretto by Bellamy and Paulton after Charles Selby's 'Robert Macaire' and music by E. Jakobowski, was first produced at the Comedy Theatre, London, Nov. 9, 1885.
The Black Hussar
'The Black Hussar,' a comic opera in three acts, the music by Carl Millöcker, was produced at Vienna in 1886.
Otello
'Otello' or 'Othello,' a grand opera in four acts with text by Arrigo Boito after the drama of Shakespeare, and with music by Verdi, was first presented at La Scala, Milan, Feb. 5, 1887.
Le Roi D'ys
'Le Roi d'Ys,' or 'The King of Ys,' is an opera in three acts and five tableaux, the music by Édouard Lalo set to the poem of Édouard Blau who has made use of an old Breton legend. It was first presented in Paris in 1888.
The Yeomen Of The Guard
'The Yeomen of the Guard,' or 'The Merryman and His Maid,' a comic opera in two acts with music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and text by W. S. Gilbert was first produced at the Savoy Theatre, London, October 3, 1888.
Robin Hood
'Robin Hood,' a comic opera in three acts with score by Reginald De Koven and text by Harry B. Smith, was produced in Chicago, June 9, 1890.
Cavalleria Rusticana
'Cavalleria Rusticana,' or 'Rustic Chivalry,' is an opera in one act with words by Targioni-Tozzetti and Menasci, after the tale of the Sicilian novelist, Verga, and with music by Pietro Mascagni. It was performed at the Teatro Constanzi, in Rome, May 20, 1890, having been written in competition for the prize offered by a music publisher for the best three one-act operas.
Le Reve
'Le Rève' or 'The Dream,' a lyric drama in four acts and eight tableaux, with music by A. Bruneau and poem by Louis Gallet, after the romance of Émile Zola, was produced in Paris in 1891.
L'Amico Fritz
'L'Amico Fritz' or 'Friend Fritz' is a lyric comedy in three acts, the music by Pietro Mascagni, the book by P. Suardon after the novel of Erckmann-Chatrian of the same name. It was first presented at the Teatro Constanzi in Rome, Oct. 31, 1891.
I Pagliacci
'I Pagliacci' or 'The Players,' a tragic opera in two acts and a prologue, with words and music by Ruggiero Leoncavallo, was first performed at the Teatro dal Verme, Milan, May 21, 1892.
Falstaff
'Falstaff,' an opera in three acts, with music by Giuseppe Verdi and text arranged after Shakespeare by Arrigo Boito, had its first performance at La Scala, Milan, March 12, 1893.
Manon Lescaut
'Manon Lescaut' is a lyric drama in four acts with music by Giacomo Puccini, the libretto being the work of the composer and a committee of friends, with an English version by Mowbray Marras after the familiar work of the same name by Abbé Prévost. It was first presented in Turin in 1893.
I Medici
'I Medici,' an historical opera in four acts, with words and music by Ruggiero Leoncavallo, was produced at La Scala in Milan, in November, 1893.
Hansel And Gretel
'Hänsel and Gretel' is a fairy opera in three acts, the music being by Engelbert Humperdinck and the libretto by his sister, Frau Adelheid Wette. It is the nursery legend of 'The Babes in the Wood,' told in German fashion. The work was first produced in Munich, Dec. 30, 1893.
La Navarraise
'La Navarraise,' termed by its composer 'a lyric episode in one act,' with text by Jules Claretie and H. Cain, and music by Jules Émile Frederic Massenet, was produced in London in 1894.
La Boheme
'La Boheme' or 'Bohemia,' an opera in four acts with book by Giacosa and Illica and music by Giacomo Puccini, was first presented at the Teatro Reggio, Turin, Feb. 1, 1896. The plot is based on Murger's novel, Bohemian Life.
Shamus O'brien
'Shamus O'Brien,' a romantic comic opera in two acts with music by Dr. Charles Villiers Stanford and text by George H. Jessop, founded on the poem by Jos. Sheridan Le Fanu, was first produced in London in 1896.
Fedora
'Fedora,' a lyric drama in three acts with text by V. Sardou, and music by Umberto Giordano, was first produced in Milan in 1898.
Veronique
opera 'Veronique, the Flower Girl,' a comic opera in three acts, with music by André Messager and book by Van Loo and Duval, was first produced in Paris in 1898.
Der Barenhauter
'Der Bärenhäuter,' or 'The Bearskin Weaver,' an opera in three acts, with text and music by Siegfried Wagner, was produced at the Hof Theatre in Munich, Jan. 22, 1899.
Florodora
opera Florodora is a musical comedy in two acts, with music by Leslie Stuart, dialogue by Owen Hall and lyrics by Ernest Boyd Jones and Paul Reubens. It was first presented in London in 1899.
La Tosca
'La Tosca,' an opera in three acts, with score by Giacomo Puccini and text by Illica and Giacosa after Sardou's drama, was produced at the Constani Theatre, Rome, in January, 1900.
Louise
'Louise,' an opera or, as its composer terms it a musical romance, in four acts and five tableaux, was first produced in Paris in 1900. Both music and text are from the pen of Gustav Charpentier.
Zaza
'Zaza,' a lyric comedy in four acts, founded on a play by Pierre Berton with words and music by Ruggiero Leon-cavallo, was produced in Milan in 1900.
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