New York, 1905.
Della and Jim, a poor young couple very much in love, each secretly makes a sacrifice in order to buy the other a Christmas present. Their actions are contrasted with those of a rich man and his mistress.
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NOTE: all the tenor and mezzo-soprano roles may be sung by the same two singers, making a cast of four instead of eight
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