Comedy ov. by Walton, comp. 1940 to commission from Chicago SO who gave f.p. in Apr. 1941, cond. Frederick Stock. F. Eng. p. London, Nov. 1941. Rev. 1950. Score is subtitled ‘after an etching from Jacques Callot's Balli di Sfessania, 1622’. Scapino was comic valet in commedia dell' arte and the hero of Molière's Les Fourberies de Scapin.