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Cadi dupé, Le

Bruce Alan Brown

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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Opéra comique in one act by christoph willibald Gluck to a libretto after Pierre-René Lemonnier; Vienna, Burgtheater, 8 December 1761.

Gluck’s music for Le cadi dupé, the first of his two ‘Turkish’ opéras comiques, replaced that of Monsigny, first performed at the Paris Foire St-Germain on 4 February 1761. The Cadi, or judge (baritone), wishes to divorce his wife Fatime in favour of the young Zelmire (both sopranos). As she refuses him, he

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