The Barber of Seville - Act 1, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Part 2 Summary

Rosine stands at her window, saying she enjoys the night air. When Bartholo asks what is on the paper she is holding, she tells him it is a new song from her music teacher called "The Futile Precaution." Bartholo assumes it is a "new sort of silliness," and talks grumpily about how there is so much nonsense around- especially the "new fangled Drama."

Rosine drops the song out the window and asks Bartholo to run downstairs to retrieve it. Grumbling all the way, Bartholo leaves. As soon as he is gone, Rosine whispers down to the Count that the paper is for him. He darts out from his hiding place and grabs it just before Bartholo comes out. Bartholo searches everywhere for the song, but not fining it, he goes back into the house, still grumbling. Once he is...

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