l\'opera sentimentale

English translation: opera sentimentale

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Italian term or phrase:l\\\'opera sentimentale
English translation:opera sentimentale
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20:25 Mar 27, 2018
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Music
Italian term or phrase: l\'opera sentimentale
In a list of subjects studied under a music history and aesthetics course.

"17. L'opera napoletana - Alessandro Scarlatti - l'opera Buffa e l'opera sentimentale."

Is this implying "Romantic opera"? Or is it literally just saying "sentimental"?
LaraBarnett
United Kingdom
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opera sentimentale
Explanation:
As with opera buffa (and Lycée des Métiers Gustave Eiffel de Reims!), you should leave it unchanged. Neither term translates easily.
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opera sentimentale


Explanation:
As with opera buffa (and Lycée des Métiers Gustave Eiffel de Reims!), you should leave it unchanged. Neither term translates easily.

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agree  Ian Mansbridge
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l’opera sentimentale rappresenta un consapevole tentativo da parte di librettisti e compositori di fornire un analogo operistico ai recenti generi del romanzo sentimentale e del dramma borghese.
Abstract Castelvecchi.doc - Associazione Sigismondo Malatesta
www.sigismondomalatesta.it/dld/files/.../Abstract Castelvec...

Nella seconda metà del Settecento, un terzo genere emerge nell'opera italiana accanto a quelli consolidati (opera buffa e opera seria): l'opera sentimentale rappresenta un consapevole tentativo da parte di librettisti e compositori di fornire un analogo operistico ai recenti generi del romanzo sentimentale e del dramma ...

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