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BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Lombardo, Giuseppe, 1820-1892, composer; Ranzato, Virgilio, 1882-1937, composer
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Printed libretto, 22 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838. lbt; Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799. Mariage de Figaro
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Based on: Mariage de Figaro / Pierre Augustin Beaumarchais
Topic: Operas
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Schikaneder, Emanuel, 1751-1812. Zauberflöte; Giesecke, Carl Ludwig, 1761-1833. Zauberflöte; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Zauberflöte
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"As represented at the Royal Italian Opera, London, and the Academy of Music, New York."
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Kálmán, Emmerich, 1882-1953, composer; Stein, Leo Walter, 1866-1930, librettist; Ienbach, Bella, librettist; Zangarini, Carlo, 1874-1943, translator
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Printed libretto, 47 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
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Printed libretto, 36 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924; Forzano, Giovacchino. Gianni Schicchi
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Topic: Operas
Topics: Operas, Songs (Low voice) with piano
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Forza del destino; Fradel, Karl, 1821-1866
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The principal melodies arranged for piano solo by Charles Fradel: 3 p. at end
Topic: Operas
American Libraries
by Gherardini, Giovanni, 1778-1861; Gigli, Girolamo, 1660-1722; Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782; Goldoni, Carlo, 1707-1793; Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803; Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795; Lorenzi, Giovanni Battista, d. 1805
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Operas, Librettos
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=S5IrAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919; Berton, Pierre, 1842-1912. Zazà; Simon, Charles, 1850-1910. Zazà
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Topic: Operas
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835; Pepoli, Carlo, conte, 1796-1881. Puritani
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The libretto, by C. Pepoli, based on Têtes rondes et cavaliers by J. A. Ancelot and X. B. Saintine
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer; Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838, librettist; Macfarren, Natalia, 1827-1916, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 300 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Lombardo, Carlo (pseud. Leon Bard), 1869-1959, composer; Franci, Arturo, librettist; Vizzotto, Carlo, librettist
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Printed libretto, 23 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886, composer; Boito, Arrigo (pseud. Gorrio, Tobia), 1842-1918, librettist; Hersee, Henry, 1820-1896, translator; Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912
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Printed piano vocal score, 365 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, composer; Santo-Mango, R., librettist; Williams, Thomas John, 1824-1874, librettist
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Printed libretto, 92 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer; Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 280 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883, composer; Riese, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1805-1879, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 230 p.
Topic: Operas
Comprises Giovanni Andrea Moniglia's libretto and Alessandro Segni's description of the performance. The music was by Jacopo Melani, and Lionardo Martellini was in charge of the stage and its machinery (see p. 150)
Topics: Cosimo III, Grand-Duke of Tuscany, 1642-1723, Margherita Luisa, Princess of Orleans, consort of...
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Auber, Daniel François Esprit, 1782-1871, composer; Scribe, Augustin Eugène, 1791-1861, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 287 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, composer; Scribe, Augustin Eugène, 1791-1861, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 441 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912, composer; Cain, Henri, 1857-1937, librettist; after Charles Perrault, 1628-1703; Galli, Amintore, 1845-1919, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 363 p.
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876; Macfarren, Natalia, ca. 1827-1916
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Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782; Bonechy, Giuseppe, 1715-1795; Perez, David, 1711-1778; Manelli, Sante, 18th cent; Berardi, João, fl. ca. 1753-1772; Le Bouteux, Michel, b. 1682; Dourneau, Jean Baptiste, fl. 1755
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Signatures: A-H
Topics: Joseph, King of Portugal, 1714-1777, Maria Anna Victoria, Queen, consort of Joseph, King of...
UNC Music Library
by Coronaro, Gaetano, 1852-1908; Torelli-Viollier, Eugenio, 1861-1900. Creola
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Libretto preceding music
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer; Cammarano, Salvatore, 1801-1852, librettist; Macfarren, Natalia, 1827-1916, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 238 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer; Schikaneder, Emanuel, 1751-1812, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 274 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Scarlatti, Alessandro, 1660-1725, composer
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Manuscript full score, 153 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Fioravanti, Valentino, 1764-1837, composer; Balocchi, Luigi, 1766-1832, librettist
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Printed score, 349 p. plate number: 80
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
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Libretto by F. Livigni
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918; Marzials, Theophilus, 1850-1920; Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912
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Photocopy
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
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Title vignette
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Lehár, Franz, 1870-1948, composer; Bodanzky, Robert (pseud. Danton), 1879-1923, librettist; Willner, Alfred Maria, 1859-1929, librettist
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Printed libretto, 40 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Petrella, Errico, 1813-1877; Peruzzini, Giovanni
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Libretto based on Bulwer-Lytton's The last days of Pompeii. Cf. Loewenberg. Annals of opera
Topics: Teatro alla Scala, Operas, Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Auber, Daniel François Esprit, 1782-1871, composer; Scribe, Augustin Eugène, 1791-1861, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 232 p.
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876; Macfarren, Natalia, ca. 1827-1916; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Roi s'amuse
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The libretto is based on Victor Hugo's Le roi s'amuse
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, composer; Scribe, Augustin Eugène, 1791-1861, librettist; Picchi, Ermanno, 1811-1856, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 520 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Nicolai, Otto, 1810-1849, composer; Marini, Girolamo Maria, 1801-1867, librettist
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Printed libretto, 32 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875, composer; Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908, librettist; Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897, librettist
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Printed libretto, 64 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer; Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838, librettist; Levi, Hermann, 1839-1900, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 362 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Cilèa, Francesco, 1866-1950, composer; Colautti, Arturo, 1851-1914, librettist; Colautti, Arturo, 1851-1914, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 237 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924, composer; Carignani, Carlo, 1857-1919, arranger; Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906, librettist; Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist; Hartmann, Ludwig, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 363 p.
Topic: Operas
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Zandonai, Riccardo, 1883-1944; Ricordi, Tito; D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938. Francesca da Rimini; Werfel Collection
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Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886; Golisciani, Enrico, 1848-1918. lbt; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
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Italian text
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848, composer; Kenney, Charles Lamb, 1821-1881, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, unpaginated
Topic: Operas
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Rocca, Lodovico, 1895-1986; Meano, Cesare, 1899-1957. lbt; Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945. Vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh; Werfel Collection
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Opera
Topic: Operas
Gaylord Music Library
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838, Librettist
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1 vocal score (2 v. (131, 111, p.)) ; 34 cm.
Topics: Mozart, operas, vocal score
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
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Printed libretto, 23 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Rocca, Lodovico, 1895-1986; Simoni, Renato, 1876-1952; An-Ski, S., 1863-1920. Dibe; Werfel Collection
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Based on Der Dybuk by Solomon Rappoport
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer
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Printed piano vocal score, 208 p.
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Gherardini, Giovanni, 1778-1861
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Acc. originally for orchestra
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945; Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856
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Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924, composer; Carignani, Carlo, 1857-1919, arranger; Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908, librettist; Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist; Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 310 p.
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Méry, Joseph, 1798-1865; Du Locle, Camille, 1832-1903; Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805. Don Carlos
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Based on Schiller's drama of the same title
Topic: Operas
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924; Civinini, G. (Guelfo), 1873-1954. lbt; Zangarini, Carlo lbt; Werfel Collection
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Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918; Garignani, Carlo; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor
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Italian words
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787; Calzabigi, Ranieri de, 1714-1795; Frugoni, Carlo Innocenzo, 1692-1768; Pilenejo, Eritisco, 1737-1814; Pezzana, Giuseppe, 1735-1802; Martini, Pietro Antonio, 1738-1797; Stamperia Reale (Parma, Italy)
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Libretto by C.I. Frugoni, Calzabigi, Pagnini, and Pezzana. Cf. Grove music online, under Gluck
Topics: Ferdinand, Infant of Spain, Duke of Parma, 1751-1802, Maria Amalia, Archduchess of Austria, consort...
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816; Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782, librettist
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Manuscript full score, unpaginated, Musikantiquariat Dr. Ulrich Drüner acquisition, 2006, From the Collection of Marie-Louis Fidèle de Talleyrand-Perigord"
Topic: Operas
California Digital Library
by Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948; Zangarini, Carlo. I gioielli della Madonna; Aveling, Claude, 1869-1943. Jewels of the Madonna
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Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Palumbo, Costantino, 1843-1928; Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. lbt
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Italian words
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816, composer
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Manuscript full score, unpaginated, Premiered at the Teatro Nuovo in Naples, October 1775. Source: Robinson's Paisiello thematic catalogue, 1.48 Musikantiquariat Dr. Ulrich Drüner acquisition, 2006, From the Collection of Marie-Louis Fidèle de Talleyrand-Perigord"
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886, composer; Boito, Arrigo (pseud. Gorrio, Tobia), 1842-1918, librettist; Hersee, Henry, 1820-1896, translator; Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912
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Printed piano vocal score, 365 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924, composer; Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906, librettist; Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist
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Printed libretto, 78 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Gobatti, Stefano, 1852-1913; Interdonato, Stefano, 1845-1896; Celega, Nicolò
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Illustrated title-page
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Gomes, Carlos, 1836-1896; Praga, Emilio, 1839-1875. lbt
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Italian words
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Lualdi, Adriano, 1885-1971
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Autograph (facsim.) dedication to Arturo Toscanini
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Wagner, Wilhelm Richard, 1813-1883, composer; Wagner, Wilhelm Richard, 1813-1883, librettist; Zanardini, Angelo, 1820-1893, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 329 p.
Topic: Operas
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918
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Libretto by the composer
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, composer; Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901, librettist; Carré, Michel, 1819-1872, librettist; Lauzières-Thémines, Achille de, d. 1894, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 349 p.
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Ricci, Luigi, 1805-1859; Guidi, Francesco
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Pl. no. 10037
Topic: Operas
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886; Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Gioconda
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Based on Victor Hugo's Angel
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Andreozzi, Gaetano, 1755-1826; Boccella, Cristoforo; Cagnoni, Domenico; Bonsignori, Francesco
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Final page blank
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Rossini, Gioachino, 1792-1868, composer; Parker, George S., translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 163 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876, librettist
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Printed piano vocal score, 262 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, composer; Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872, translator
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Printed piano vocal score, 368 unpaginated. Meyerbeer Collection
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880; Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901; Hopp, Julius, 1819-1885
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Text in Italian and German
Topic: Operas