Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers

Description:

This is a 1773 printed copy of the libretto of "Le tableau parlant" (The talking picture), a one-act comic opera by M. Anseaume, set to music by Grétry.

The opera was staged for the first time by the troupe of Italian actors of King Louis XV, on Wednesday, September 20, 1769.

The back of the t.p. lists the names of the original actors who performed the characters of the opera at its premier: Isabelle (Madame Trial), [Jean-Louis Laruette] (Cassandre, Isabelle's tutor), [Madame Laruette (Colombine, Isabelle's lady-in-waiting), M. Trial (Léandre, Cassandra's nephew, who is in love with Isabelle), and [[Jean-Baptiste Clairval] (Léandre's valet).

The final scene is a vaudeville sung by all of the characters. The music of the vaudeville is included at the end on pp. [45-48].

The library's copy of the libretto is bound with the libretto of Jean François Marmontel's comic opera "La fausse magie."

Creator(s): Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784.
Creation Date: 1773
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
General Collection
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Creator (Librettist):
Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784.

Author of "Le tableau parlant."

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Chez la Veuve Duchesne
Publisher Info: Libraire rue St. Jacques, au dessus de la Fontaine St. Benoît, au Temple du Goût
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1773
Description:

This is a 1773 printed copy of the libretto of "Le tableau parlant" (The talking picture), a one-act comic opera by M. Anseaume, set to music by Grétry.

The opera was staged for the first time by the troupe of Italian actors of King Louis XV, on Wednesday, September 20, 1769.

The back of the t.p. lists the names of the original actors who performed the characters of the opera at its premier: Isabelle (Madame Trial), [Jean-Louis Laruette] (Cassandre, Isabelle's tutor), [Madame Laruette (Colombine, Isabelle's lady-in-waiting), M. Trial (Léandre, Cassandra's nephew, who is in love with Isabelle), and [[Jean-Baptiste Clairval] (Léandre's valet).

The final scene is a vaudeville sung by all of the characters. The music of the vaudeville is included at the end on pp. [45-48].

The library's copy of the libretto is bound with the libretto of Jean François Marmontel's comic opera "La fausse magie."

Note:

Full title as appears on the t.p.: "Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers, mêlée d'ariettes."

Physical Description:

44, [4] p. : music ; 17 cm.

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Parallel Title: The talking picture
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
General Collection
Relation: La fausse magie: comédie en vers et en deux actes
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 8513745 |
  • UNTCAT: b2049951 |
  • CALL-NO: ML50.2.T32 G73 1773
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc25945
Resource Type: Text
Format: Image