Pigmalion

Description:

This is the 1773 edition of the libretto to the comic opera and vaudeville, "Pigmalion" by Charles-François Panard and Thomas Laffichard. The opera premiered at the Paris Opéra Comique in 1735 . The plot is an adaptation of Ovid's story of Pygmalion, a sculptor who fell in love with a statue that he carved.

Operatic and ballet representation of the subject of Pigmalion (or Pygmalion) became famous after Antoine Houdar de la Motte's entrée "La sculpture" for the ballet "Le triomphe des arts," which staged in 1700 at Académie Royale de Musique with music by Michel de la Barre.

Page 16 of this edition was incorrectly numbered as number 10.

Creator(s): Panard, Charles-François, d. 1765.
Creation Date: 1773  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Creator (Librettist):
Panard, Charles-François, d. 1765.

Par messieurs Panard & L'Affichard.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: N.B. Duchesne
Publisher Info: Chez N.B. Duchesne, libraire, Rue S. Jacques, au-dessus de la Fontaine S. Bérnoît, au Temple du Goût.
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1773
Description:

This is the 1773 edition of the libretto to the comic opera and vaudeville, "Pigmalion" by Charles-François Panard and Thomas Laffichard. The opera premiered at the Paris Opéra Comique in 1735 . The plot is an adaptation of Ovid's story of Pygmalion, a sculptor who fell in love with a statue that he carved.

Operatic and ballet representation of the subject of Pigmalion (or Pygmalion) became famous after Antoine Houdar de la Motte's entrée "La sculpture" for the ballet "Le triomphe des arts," which staged in 1700 at Académie Royale de Musique with music by Michel de la Barre.

Page 16 of this edition was incorrectly numbered as number 10.

Note:

Full title as it appears in the t.p., "Pigmalion, ou La statue animée, opéra-comique en vaudeville. Nouvelle édition."

Physical Description:

36 p. ; 20 cm.

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Contributor(s):
Added Title: La statue animée
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 31790665 |
  • UNTCAT: b1310593 |
  • CALL-NO: ML50.P26 P5 1773
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc31513
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image