Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 7266 (0-17)], . Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1f. (table of contents), 22 (libretto in German), 3-186 pp. Music engraved, libretto typeset. Text in German and French.
Small oval handstamp of Rolf Ehrhardt to blank lower margin of title.
Minor foxing, soiling, and occasional small tears to edges and blank margins, not affecting music.
First German Edition. Schneider p. 1221. Very scarce. Worldcat (6 potentially complete copies, only 2 of which are in the U.S., at the New York Public Library and the University of Michigan, OCLC nos. 19909373, 750713160).
La barcarole, ou L'Amour et la Musique, to a libretto by Eugène Scribe, was first performed at the Opéra-Comique (Favart) in Paris on April 22, 1845.
"[Auber] composed mostly opéras comiques, and was the foremost representative of this genre in 19th-century France." Herbert Schneider in Grove Music Online. Item #26685
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