Cendrillon

Description:

Libretto of the 1759 pastiche-style comic opera "Cendrillon," by Louis Anseaume. The songs were contributed by the singer-composer Jean-Louis Laruette and Egidio Duni, which they likely adapted from fashionable tunes.

"Cendrillon" (Cinderella in English) premiered in Paris at Foire St-Germain on February 21, 1759. The opera underwent two revisions before the definitive version of 1764. Anseaume adapted the plot the fairy tale by Charles Perrault.

This copy includes (from pp.54-63) notated melodies of airs and recitatives.

Creator(s): Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784.
Creation Date: 1759
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Chez 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: 1759
Description:

Libretto of the 1759 pastiche-style comic opera "Cendrillon," by Louis Anseaume. The songs were contributed by the singer-composer Jean-Louis Laruette and Egidio Duni, which they likely adapted from fashionable tunes.

"Cendrillon" (Cinderella in English) premiered in Paris at Foire St-Germain on February 21, 1759. The opera underwent two revisions before the definitive version of 1764. Anseaume adapted the plot the fairy tale by Charles Perrault.

This copy includes (from pp.54-63) notated melodies of airs and recitatives.

Note:

Full title as it appears on the title page: "Cendrillon, opera-comique. Representé pour la première fois sur le Théatre de la Foire S. Germain, le 20 février 1750."

Physical Description:

63 p. ; 18 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Cinderella | pasticcios | comedies | lyrics
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
Identifier:
  • UNTCAT: b1310604 |
  • OCLC: 17476063 |
  • CALL-NO: ML50.2.C47 L3 1759
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39252
Resource Type: Text
Format: Image