Pesten: Treichlinger J. [PN J. T. 220], .
Folio. Modern full black cloth with titling gilt to upper.  (title), 2-25,  (blank) pp. Engraved.
DOPPLER. Ilka és A' Huszár-Toborzó. [Excerpts for solo piano]. Nagy eredeti opera 2. felvonásban szerzé és zongorára alkalmaza. Pesten: Rózsavölgyi és Társa [PN R & C. No. 302], 1857.
Occasional light foxing and offsetting; trimmed; several leaves repaired and reinforced; occasional fingering in pencil.
Early editions. Mona 1285 and 624.
Doppler had a successful career as both a flautist and a composer but is perhaps best known for his orchestrations of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies (1875). He also served as conductor of the Vienna Hofopera Ballet and taught flute at the Vienna Conservatory.
Ilka és a huszártoborzó [Ilka and the Recruiting of the Hussars], to a libretto by Johann Janotyckh von Adlerstein, premiered in Pest at the National Theatre on December 29, 1849.
Vanda was composed to a libretto by Tivadar Bakody, and premiered at the National Theatre in Pest on December 30, 1850.
"Ilka és a huszártoborzó, the first Hungarian comic opera permitted by the censor, remained in the repertory for half a century. It is an innocent love story set around 1813 when the Russians and Habsburgs were allies; much of the music derives from folk material. Wanda deals with the Turkish invasion of Vienna in 1683 and the city’s liberation by the Poles, another subject which gave scope for the characterization of different peoples in the framework of a style derived from French and Italian opera." Dezső Legány in Grove Dictionary of Opera.
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