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Duenna, The

Duenna, The, or The Double Elopement.
1. 3-act opera comp. and compiled by Thomas Linley senior and junior to text by Sheridan (who was Linley senior's son-in-law). Prod. London 1775, NY 1786.

2. 4-act opera by Prokofiev, to his own lib. based on Sheridan with verses by Mira Mendelson, and sometimes known as Betrothal in a Monastery. Comp. 1940–1, prod. Prague 1946, London, 1980.

3. 3-act opera by Gerhard to his own lib. after Sheridan. Comp. 1945–7, rev. 1950. BBC broadcast 1949. Prod. (concert) Frankfurt 1951. F. stage p. Madrid, 1992; f. Brit. stage p. Leeds 1992 (Opera North).

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