Luisa Miller Melodramma tragico in tre atti di Salvadore Cammarano ... da rappresentarsi al Teatro di Padova la Fiera del Santo 1851. [Libretto]. Giuseppe VERDI.

Luisa Miller Melodramma tragico in tre atti di Salvadore Cammarano ... da rappresentarsi al Teatro di Padova la Fiera del Santo 1851. [Libretto]

Milano: Giovanni Ricordi, [1851]. Small octavo. Original publisher's light green printed wrappers with titling within decorative border, publisher's catalogue to lower. 1f. (recto title, verso publisher's note), 1f. (recto named cast list, verso blank), [5]-42 pp., 1f. (blank). Text in Italian.

Named cast includes Feliciano Pons, Carlo Negrini, Mira Miran, Andrea Bellini, Antonio Superchi, Gazzaniga Malaspina, Eugenia Allen, and Gaetano Benfatti.

Wrappers slightly worn and creased.

Luisa Miller, set to a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano after the play "Kabale und Liebe" by Friedrich von Schiller, premiered in Naples at the Teatro San Carlo on December 8, 1849.

"For that perceptive early critic of Verdi, Abramo Basevi, Luisa Miller marks the beginning of Verdi’s ‘second manner’, one in which he drew more on Donizetti’s example and less on Rossini’s, and in which his musical dramaturgy took on a more subtle and varied form." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online. Item #31725

Price: $120.00  other currencies

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