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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