Braunschweig & New York: Henry Litolff's Verlag [PN 2312], .
Octavo. Half dark brown leather with marbled boards, spine in gilt-ruled compartments with titling gilt. 1f. (recto title, verso contents), 3-192 pp. Text in German and French.
Binding worn, rubbed, and bumped; scattered defects. Minor soiling to title, otherwise clean throughout.
Later edition of the third (1814) version of the work.
Fidelio, an opera in two (originally three) acts by Beethoven to a libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner (1805), with revisions by Stephan von Breuning (1806) and Georg Friedrich Treitschke (1814) after Jean-Nicolas Bouilly’s French libretto Léonore, ou L’amour conjugal. The first version of the work was first performed in Vienna at the Theater an der Wien on 20 November 1805; the second version at the Theater an der Wien on 29 March 1806; and the third and final version at the Kärntnertortheater on 23 May 1814.
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