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1 (Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream). Ten. A tinker, one of the rustics who perform a play for Duke Theseus and Hippolyta. He plays the part of the Wall. Aria: In this same interlude it doth befall. Created (1960) by Edward Byles.

2 (Purcell: The Fairy Queen). Spoken. Similar to the role in (1) above. Creator (1692) unknown.

Subjects: Opera.

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