Fanciulla del West, La

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Fanciulla del West, La (The Girl of the Golden West, literally ‘The Girl of the West’). 3-act opera by Puccini to lib. by Civinini and Zangarini based on Belasco's play The Girl of the Golden West (1905). Comp. 1908–10. F.p. NY Met 1910; CG and Rome 1911.