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1 (Britten: The Rape of Lucretia). Sop. A maid and companion of Lucretia. Quartet (with Lucretia, Bianca, and the Female Chorus): Their spinning wheel unwinds. Created (1946) by Margaret Ritchie.

2 (Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor). See Ashton, Lucy.

3 (Rossini: La gazza ladra). See Vingradito, Lucia.

4 (Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana). Cont. Mamma Lucia, mother of Turiddu, who has rejected the pregnant Santuzza. She is torn between love of her son and pity for the girl. Created (1890) by Frederica Casali.

Subjects: Opera.


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