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- Main Title Le tonnelier
Librettist: Audinot, Nicolas Médard, 1732-1801.Creator Type: Personal
Librettist: Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823.Creator Type: Personal
Composer: Gossec, François Joseph, 1734-1829.Contributor Type: Personal
Name: Chez N. B. DuchesnePlace of Publication: Paris, FranceAdditional Info: Chez Duchesne, libraire, rue S. Jacques, au-dessus de la Fontaine S. Bérnoît, au Temple du Goût.
- Creation: 1765
- Content Description: Libretto of the comic opera "Le tonnelier" (The cooper) by Nicolas-Médard Audinot in collaboration with Antoine-François Quétant. The music of this one-act opera is a pasticcio of works by Gossec and other contemporaneous composers. Typical of the genre, the opera contains a variety of musical forms (airs, romance, vaudeville, and recitatives) and the dialogues are interspersed with additional airs, possibly using popular tunes. This copy includes (on pp. 52 and 54-56) notated melodies of airs.
- Physical Description: 56 p. ; 21 cm.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Librettos.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Opéra comique.
- Keyword: comedies
- Keyword: lyrics
- Item is a Primary Source
Name: Virtual Music Rare Book RoomCode: VRBR
Name: UNT Music LibraryCode: UNTML
- UNT Catalog No.: b1853130
- OCLC: 12404954
- Call Number: ML50.2.T66 I8 1765
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc39261
- Display Note: Full title as it appears on the title page: "Le tonnelier, opéra-comique, mêlé d'ariettes. Représenté par les comédiens italiens ordinaires du roi, le 16 mars 1765." Although "Le tonnelier" was preceded by a 1761 opéra comique bearing the the same title with both libretto and music by Audinot, Gossec's fast-paced version rendered it more popular than its predecessor.
- Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Omniscan creationAppVersion: 11 creationHardware: Zeutschel OS 10000