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Nina, ou La folle par amour

David Charlton

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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Comédie mêlée d’ariettes in one act by nicolas-marie Dalayrac to a libretto by benoît-joseph Marsollier des vivetières; Paris, Comédie-Italienne (Salle Favart), 15 May 1786.

Grimm (Correspondance littéraire, ed. Tourneux, 1877–82) stated that the source was a true story from several years earlier and had been used by F. T. M. Baculard d’Arnaud in ‘La nouvelle Clémentine’ in Délassements de l’homme sensible (Paris, 1783). Laurence Sterne’s figure of Maria de Moulines in Tristram

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