[AWV 35]. Le Duc d'Olonne Opéra Comique en trois Actes Paroles de Messieurs Scribe et Saintine... Partition réduite avec accompagnement de piano Der Herzog von Olonne Komische Oper in drei Akten nach dem Französischen der Herren Scribe und Saintine... für die deutsche Bühne bearbeitet von Heinrich Börnstein vollständiger Clavier Auszug No. 6808... Pr: 14 fl. 24 kr. [Piano-vocal score]

Mainz Antwerpen und Brüssel: B. Schott's Söhnen [PN 6808 (0-12)], [1842]. Folio. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 1f. (title), 1f. (cast list and table of contents), 15, (libretto in German), [i] (blank), 202 pp. Music engraved, libretto typeset. Partially uncut. Text in German and French.

With printed label of the Musikalien-Leihanstalt F.v. Kittlitz-Schott in Mainz, with contemporary manuscript titling and shelfmark, to lower margin of upper wrapper.

Wrappers quite worn and soiled with some splitting, tearing, loss, and perforations extending into outer leaves, affecting some measures of music. Several signatures partially or fully detached; minor soiling and dampstaining to blank margins of some leaves, not affecting music; occasional foxing and creasing to outer margins; crude tape repair to final two leaves.

First German Edition. Schneider p. 1122.

Le duc d'Olonne was first performed at the Opéra-Comique (Favart) in Paris on February 4, 1842.

"[Auber] composed mostly opéras comiques, and was the foremost representative of this genre in 19th-century France." Herbert Schneider in Grove Music Online. Item #26683

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