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Blue beard!: Bluebeard: a romance of infantile history

Creator/Contributor:
Parry, John Orlando, 1810-1879, creator, composer.
Fox, John A., former owner.
Wm. H. Oakes (Firm : Boston, Mass.), publisher.
W. Sharp & Co, lithographer.
Description:
Singing roles for narrator, Blue Beard, Don Giovanni, Fatima, and Mustapha. Music has quotes from Home sweet home, Semiramide, and Sonnambula, among others. The work is the subject of a 1914 book of musical humor by the same name, written by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, the author of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.
Place Of Origin:
New York (State)
Boston
Publisher:
Wm. H. Oakes, 197 Washington St
Creation Date:
[between 1847 and 1849]
Extent:
1 score (14 pages) ; 36 cm
Language:
English
Genre:
notated music
Chromolithographs-United States-1840-1850.
Sheet music covers-United States-1840-1850.
Vocal scores with piano
Humor
Drama
Pictorial works
Subjects:
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Music--Humor
Bluebeard (Legendary character)--Drama
Bluebeard (Legendary character)--Pictorial works
Places:
United States--Massachusetts--Boston
Notes:
Caption title.
Publication date from publisher's address.
Composer's name from London edition.
Words by Albert Smith--London edition.
Cover art depicting Blue Beard: "printed in colours by Sharp, Boston"
"Price 75 ccts. nett"
Staff notation.
Repository:
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990066338120203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990066338120203941/catalog