Digital Scores and Libretti

L' Africaine ; opéra en cinq actes

Creator/Contributor:
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864, creator
Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861, lbt
Vauthrot, Eugène, 1825-1871
Ruth Neils and John M. Ward Collection of Opera Scores
Creation Date:
[1865?]
1865
Place Of Origin:
France
Paris
Publisher:
G. Brandus & S. Dufour
Extent:
1 vocal score (425 p.) : port., facsims. ; 29 cm.
Language:
French
Genre:
Drama
Vocal scores with piano
Subjects:
Gama, Vasco da--Drama
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Notes:
Opera in 5 acts; acc. arr. for piano.
Cast for 1st performance listed in preliminaries.
Includes fascim. letter from Meyerbeer to the director of the Opéra, dated Dec. 29, 1862, concerning the commission.
"Avis" (1 p.) after p. 425, outlining cuts made for the 1st performance at the Opéra Impérial in Paris.
French words.
Attribution:
paroles de E. Scribe ; musique de Giacomo Meyerbeer ; partition chant & piano arrangée par E. Vauthrot.
Repository:
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990026155500203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990026155500203941/catalog