What Is the Difference between Opera and Operetta?

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Opera refers to all kinds of musical performances, whereas operetta means little or light music and the subject matter. Operas are sang and the music tends to be on a classical level whereas the operetta tends to be humorous.
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An opera, operetta and musical are all types of theatrical performance that combine dramatic exhibition with musical acts. The difference lies in the theme matter and the saturation of actual music in the production. An operetta is lighter in terms of both music and the subject matter.
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