Momie

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This is a ca. 1778 libretto for the burlesque opera in three acts "Momie" by a Jean Étiennethat Despréaux. The opera is a parody based on Leblanc du Roullet's libretto of "Iphigénie en Aulide," an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck. The libretto includes the titles of the tunes at the opening of each scene. Page 6 of the library's copy is incorrectly numbered as page 9.

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52 p. ; 20 cm.

Creation Information

Despréaux, Jean Étienne, 1748-1820. 1778?.

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  • P.R.C. Ballard
    Publisher Info: De l'imprimerie de P.R.C. Ballard, seul imprimeur de la musique du Roi, des menus plaisirs de Sa Majesté, & de Monseigneur & Madame la Comtesse D'Artois.
    Place of Publication: [Paris, France]

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This is a ca. 1778 libretto for the burlesque opera in three acts "Momie" by a Jean Étiennethat Despréaux. The opera is a parody based on Leblanc du Roullet's libretto of "Iphigénie en Aulide," an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck.

The libretto includes the titles of the tunes at the opening of each scene.

Page 6 of the library's copy is incorrectly numbered as page 9.

Physical Description

52 p. ; 20 cm.

Notes

Full title as appears in the t.p.: "Momie, opéra burlesque, parodie d'Iphigenie, opéra, en trois actes, en prose et en vaudevilles."

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Virtual Music Rare Book Room

The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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  • 1778?

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 11:39 a.m.

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Despréaux, Jean Étienne, 1748-1820. Momie, book, 1778?; [Paris, France]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25958/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.