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Boccaccio

Andrew Lamb

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Operette in three acts by franz Suppé; to a libretto by f. Zell and richard Genée after a play by J. F. A. Bayard, A. de Leuven, Brunswick and V. A. de Beauplan, itself based on G. Boccaccio: Decameron; Vienna, Carltheater, 1 February 1879.

As the people of 14th-century Florence go to mass at S Maria Novella, the novelist Boccaccio (mezzo-soprano) disguises himself as a beggar in order to get close to Fiametta

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