noun, plural buf·fe [boo-fey; Italian boof-fe]. /ˈbu feɪ; Italian ˈbuf fɛ/.
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The strict line of demarcation between opera seria and buffa did not exist in Paris.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
It was said of the performers that Rossi and Rosa Manservisi were specially suited for opera buffa.
Even the independent opera buffa preserved much of this parodying reference to the opera seria.
There is no doubt that this external subordination was of inestimable value to the development of the opera buffa.
The majority of dramatic composers have tried their hand at opera buffa; besides Nic.