La bohème

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La bohème is an opera in fower acts,[N 1] componed bi Giacomo Puccini tae an Italian libretto bi Luigi Illica an Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème bi Henri Murger. [1] The warld premiere performance o La bohème wis in Turin on 1 Februar 1896 at the Teatro Regio,[2] conductit bi the young Arturo Toscanini. Syne then, La bohème haes acome pairt o the staundart Italian opera repertory an is ane o the maist frequently performed operas warldwide.[3]

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  1. Puccini cried the diveesions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather nor atto (act).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Groos and Parker, p. 1
  2. Budden p. 494
  3. "Opera Statistics on". Operabase. Retrieved 18 Mey 2012.