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grand opera

Translation of grand opera in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
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    • The rest of the set is full of party pieces with exhilarating recordings of the Bizet suites, overtures by Hérold, Auber, Thomas and the obligatory ballet music by Gounod and Berlioz from the grand operas.
    • The opera laid the historical groundwork for Boris Godunov, Khovanshchina and a host of ensuing historically-based Russian grand operas.
    • Although Der Cid has elements in common with Lohengrin, it can stand independently as one of the most remarkable German grand operas of the day.

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