Pesten: Rózsavölgyi és Társa [PN R & C. No. 302], .
Folio.  (title), 2-25,  (blank) pp. Engraved.
Slightly worn, with moderate soiling to outer leaves and edges; occasional small stains and foxing; offsetting throughout.
An early edition. Mona 1285.
Ilka és a huszártoborzó [Ilka and the Recruiting of the Hussars], set to a libretto by Johann Janotyckh von Adlerstein, premiered at the National Theatre in Pest on December 29, 1849.
" ... 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." Dezső Legány in Grove Dictionary of Opera.
Doppler is probably best known for his orchestrations of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsodies (1875); he had a successful career as both a flautist and a composer; he also served as conductor of the Vienna Hofopera Ballet and taught flute at the Vienna Conservatory.
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