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A Dictionary of Opera Characters

Joyce Bourne

(Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore). Sop. Wealthy young lady who owns a farm. She finds the courting of the peasant Nemorino rather slow and in order to tease him she flirts with the soldier Belcore. When she sees other girls running after Nemorino, she becomes more aware of his attractions and confesses that she loves him. Duet (with Nemorino): ... ...

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