- n. Plural form of zarzuela.
“Although zarzuelas were created to entertain Spanish royalty in the mid-1600s, there is nothing elitist about this opera company and their audience-friendly performance of Luisa Fernanda, one of the most popular of the zarzuelas.”
““Unlike opera, zarzuelas are a form of populist entertainment,” explained Pacific Lyric Association artistic director, Madrid-born Carlos Oliva, so this one did double duty.”
“Written by Frederico Moreno Torroba in 1932, this is one of the last of the great zarzuelas.”
“The national genius has also shown itself in another direction, in works which, like the ancient _eglogas_ -- the contemporary _zarzuelas_ of Lope de Vega and Calderon -- and the _torradillas_ of the last century shine brilliantly by the verve, the gaiety, the strength, and delicacy of their comic sentiment ....”
“Doña Violante used to sing songs from Spanish _zarzuelas_ and from French operettas, which produced in Manuel a terrible sadness.”
“Cruz at first wrote in the several known styles of dramatic composition, including tragedies, zarzuelas, and comedies, but it is as the inventor of a new form of dramatic writing that he is best remembered.”
“Giménez's "Interlude" is a brief, colorful work inspired by the zarzuelas of Spain.”
“The venerable chorus, comprising more than 200 voices from around Puget Sound, will offer a musical menu of zarzuelas of Spanish opera, tangos of Argentina and salsas of Brazil and Cuba.”
“Plácido Domingo's legacy of recordings is vast, encompassing just about every major opera in the standard repertoire, as well as zarzuelas, pop and seasonal offerings, individual arias and duets, and countless compilations of the above.”
“There were zarzuelas and scattered productions in schools, but no industry, no profession, no play-going season to speak of.”
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