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Definition of Opera

Opera

  1. A drama, either tragic or comic, of which music forms an essential part; a drama wholly or mostly sung, consisting of recitative, arials, choruses, duets, trios, etc., with orchestral accompaniment, preludes, and interludes, together with appropriate costumes, scenery, and action; a lyric drama.
  2. The score of a musical drama, either written or in print; a play set to music.
  3. The house where operas are exhibited.
  4. of Opus

Opera Quotations

Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
H. L. Mencken

The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
H. L. Mencken

If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role.
Judy Garland

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
W. H. Auden

I enjoy all forms of music - pop, classical and opera.
Stephen Hawking
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Opera Translations

opera in Afrikaans is opera
opera in Dutch is opera
opera in Finnish is ooppera
opera in German is Oper
opera in Norwegian is opera

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