Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3370
chantepleure, Lusophone, nightmare, operose


A little-known chapter in the history of music is the short troubled life of the Portuguese opera, in which Lusophone sopranos launch into ten-hour chantepleures, an operose effort which induced nightmares among spectators and which led a dejected half of the population to emigrate to Brazil in search of a little quiet.

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