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

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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] ... continued below

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

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Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784. 1773.

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  • 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

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  • Main Title: Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers
  • Parallel Title: The talking picture

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."

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

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

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  • La fausse magie: comédie en vers et en deux actes

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  • 1773

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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  • April 20, 2011, 3:11 p.m.

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Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784. Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers, text, 1773; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25945/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.