Music: In Milan

At the Dal Verme, Milan, two new operas were given their first hearing. The works were Giocondo and His

King by Carlo Jachino, il Gatto dagli Stivali by Giuseppe Mariani. Both were comic in plot, noble in treatment. The first is taken from a story by Ariosto; the second is, in plain English, "Puss in Boots," and follows the familiar nursery tale.

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