Die Förster-Christel. [Piano-vocal score]. Georg JARNO.
Die Förster-Christel. [Piano-vocal score]
Die Förster-Christel. [Piano-vocal score]

Die Förster-Christel. [Piano-vocal score]

Operette in drei Akten von Bernhard Buchbinder ... Klavier-Auszug mit Text von Gustav Volk

Berlin: Harmonie [PN Ch.198], [1908].

Folio. Contemporary cloth boards with publisher's illustrated printed wrapper laid down to upper. 1f. (title), 193 pp. Text in German. With art nouveau-style illustration in colour to upper wrapper.

Binding somewhat worn; hinges splitting; contemporary manuscript and bookseller's handstamps to free front endpaper. Slightly browned and soiled; title reinforced at inner margin.

First Edition.

Die Försterchristl, to a libretto by Bernhard Buchbinder, premiered in Vienna at the Theater in der Josefstadt on December 17, 1907.

Georg Jarno's most successful operetta, Die Försterchristl was adapted for performances across Europe and the United States, enjoying a run of sixty-four performances at Herald Square Theatre on Broadway in 1910-11. The operetta was also adapted for film on four separate occasions: The Bohemian Dancer (1926), and The Forester's Daughter (1931, 1952 and 1963). Jarno achieved success in musical theatre toward the end of his life and was at the peak of his compositional career when he died in 1920 at age 52.

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