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Count Ory


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(Rossini: Le Comte Ory). Ten. Amorous young Count who disguises himself in futile attempts to win the hand of the beautiful Adèle, sister of Count of Formoutiers. He loses her to his own page, Isolier. Duet (with Isolier) Une dame de haut parage (‘A high‐born lady’); trio (with Adèle and Isolier): A la faveur de cette nuit obscure (‘Under cover of this dark night’). Created (1828) by Adolphe Nourrit.

Subjects: Opera.


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