The last-named type, the zarzuela, became particularly popular.
The days of the great writers of zarzuela have gone never to return.
Suddenly he heard a gay voice humming the refrain of a song from a zarzuela.
The play was one of the kind known in Spain as a "zarzuela," or farce.
The zarzuela, I should add, lasts about an hour, and for the most part is divided into three scenes.