It seems not to have been staged before that in the provinces. Gorgibus, the father of Magdelon and uncle of Cathos, decides they should marry a pair of eminently eligible young men but the two women find the men unrefined and ridicule them. On stage comes Mascarille, a young man who pretends to be a sophisticated man of the world. Magdelon falls in love with him. Next on stage comes another young man, Jodelet, with whom Cathos falls in love. It is revealed that these two men, Mascarille and Jodelet, are impostors whose real identities are as the valets of the first two men who were scorned and rejected.
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Two young men, La Grange tenor and Croissy baritone , are introduced to two young ladies, Madelon soprano and Cathos mezzo-soprano , by Gorgibus bass , father of one and uncle of the other, but are considered insufficiently refined and educated and are rejected. The harmonic idiom is always firmly tonal e. You do not currently have access to this article.
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