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Euryanthe. 3-act opera by Weber to lib. by Helmina von Chézy after 13th-cent. Fr. romance. Comp. 1822–3. Prod. Vienna 1823, London 1833, NY Met 1887. Because of weaknesses of lib. various attempts have been made to renovate Euryanthe, but it is best perf. as Weber left it, flaws and all.