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opéra comique Style of French opera that began in the late 18th century. Its hallmarks are a witty plot involving some spoken dialogue, romantic subject matter, and simple engaging music. The genre can also include tragic works, such as Bizet's Carmen and Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann.

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