Zanies, Lovers, Scoundrels, Fools
L'Elisir d'Amore's Adina, Nemorino, Dulcamara and Belcore
are direct descendents of commedia dell'arte characters. PETER
WYNNE turns up these same masks in works of Mozart, Rossini,
Leoncavallo and Prokofiev
OPERA NEWS, December 5, 1992...
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