Jeannot et Colin

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This is a ca. 1857 copy of the libretto of Jeannot et Colin, an opera by Charles Etienne with music by Nicolo Isouard. The opera premiered in Paris at the theater of the Opéra-Comique on 17 October 1814. The expressive melodies of the opera as well as its performers ensured its success. The opera was staged again on 14 October 1857. The first page of the library's copy contain the names of the performers that participated in both productions.

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23 p. ; 26 cm.

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Etienne, Charles Guillaume, 1777-1845. 1857.

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This is a ca. 1857 copy of the libretto of Jeannot et Colin, an opera by Charles Etienne with music by Nicolo Isouard. The opera premiered in Paris at the theater of the Opéra-Comique on 17 October 1814. The expressive melodies of the opera as well as its performers ensured its success. The opera was staged again on 14 October 1857.

The first page of the library's copy contain the names of the performers that participated in both productions.

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23 p. ; 26 cm.

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Full title as it appears in the caption of p. [1]: Jeannot et Colin: opéra-comique en trois actes, paroles d'Etienne, musique de Nicolo: representé pour la premièr fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique, le 17 octobre 1814; repris le 14 octobre 1857.

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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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  • 1857

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Etienne, Charles Guillaume, 1777-1845. Jeannot et Colin, book, 1857; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39260/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.