Prima la musica e poi le parole

Description:

This is a copy of Giovanni Battista Casti's libretto for the comic opera "Prima la musica e poi le parole". On the back of the t.p. appears a list of characters and names Antonio Salieri as the composer of the music.

The one-act opera was commissioned by Emperor Joseph II. Members of the Burgtheater's Italian troupe premiered it at the Schönbrunn Palace on February 7, 1786.

The library's copy is bound with the libretto of Zaccaria Valaresso's "Rutzvanscad, il giovine."

Creator(s): Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803.
Creation Date: 1786
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Gay
Place of Publication: Vienna, Austria
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1786
Description:

This is a copy of Giovanni Battista Casti's libretto for the comic opera "Prima la musica e poi le parole". On the back of the t.p. appears a list of characters and names Antonio Salieri as the composer of the music.

The one-act opera was commissioned by Emperor Joseph II. Members of the Burgtheater's Italian troupe premiered it at the Schönbrunn Palace on February 7, 1786.

The library's copy is bound with the libretto of Zaccaria Valaresso's "Rutzvanscad, il giovine."

Note:

Full title as it appears in the t.p.: "Prima la musica e poi le parole, divertimento teatrale da reppresentarsi nell' imperial villa Dischoenbrun nel carnovale del 1786."

Physical Description:

64 p. ; 17 cm.

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Contributor(s):
  • Composer : Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825. On the back of the title page: "La musica è del Signor Antonio Salieri, Maestro di Cappella all' attual servizio di S. Maestà Imperiale."
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Relation: Rutzvanscad, il giovine
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 34002532 |
  • UNTCAT: b1855758 |
  • CALL-NO: ML50.2 P75 S3 1786
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc25963
Resource Type: Text
Format: Image