The intermezzo subsequently rose to such an importance that it developed into opera buffa, the comic Italian opera.
There is some uncertainty about the actual origin of opera buffa.
AS Rossini found the opera seria of his day too serious, so he found the opera buffa too broadly comic.
He set up a private stage in the episcopal palace, and wrote for it his first “opera buffa,” Amore in musica.
Mozart therefore found himself once more engaged upon an opera buffa in the strict sense of the term.
The other men who devoted themselves to opera buffa during this period my be briefly dismissed.
Rossini's "Barber of Seville" is a genuinely good example of opera buffa.
It was said of the performers that Rossi and Rosa Manservisi were specially suited for opera buffa.
The majority of dramatic composers have tried their hand at opera buffa; besides Nic.
There is no doubt that this external subordination was of inestimable value to the development of the opera buffa.