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Singspiel

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Singspiel (literally, song-play) is a form of music drama in German, related to the French opéra-comique (comic opera). Both use spoken dialogue instead of recitative, but Singspiel differs from opéra-comique in its use of the Lied (German...

Operetta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In Italian, operetta is the diminutive of opera, meaning ‘little’ or ‘short’ opera. As such, the term refers to works that recall operas in their format and ­conception but are ‘minor’ both in quantitative and qualitative terms – that is,...