It was a fragment of some French opera-bouffe, suggestive of feverish joy heedless of the morrow, of mad and reckless orgie.
So the night wore on, with more songs and duets from opera and opera-bouffe.
It was the opera-bouffe warfare of little statesmen making their clamoring exit from the stage of history.
opera-bouffe and Gilbert and Sullivan are preferred to everything else.
Offenbach, of opera-bouffe notoriety, almost lived on coffee while creating his dainty aerial music.
What a capital subject for an opera-bouffe might be got from some of those Chicago divorce cases!
By way of compensation, it was permitted to give representations of opera-bouffe.
It grew out of French opera-bouffe by way of burlesque, and of the "comic opera" type which Gilbert and Sullivan made famous.
The marchale announced that she was going to the opera-bouffe.
Their performances were conducted in the Spanish language, and their specialty was opera-bouffe.