Cornelio Bentivoglio [Libretto]. Franciszek MIRECKI.

Cornelio Bentivoglio [Libretto]

Melodramma in dua atti Posto in musica dal M.o Signor Mirecki da rappresentarsi nell' I. R. Teatro alla Scala il Carnovale del 1844.

Milano: Gaspare Truffi, [1844].

Octavo. Original publisher's wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto "Argomento," verso blank), 1f. (named cast list), [7]-32 pp.

Cast list includes singers Luigi Ferretti, Filippo Collini, Teresa Tavola, Giuseppe Lodi, Napoleone Marconi, and Teresa Ruggeri, instrumentalists, set and costume designers, etc.

Wrappers slightly worn and browned. Slightly foxed.

First Edition

Much of this noted Polish composer's career was spent in Italy where four of his operas were first performed. "His operas are cast in the style of Rossini and his instrumental works show his adoption of the Haydn–Beethoven Viennese style." Zofia Chechlińska in Grove Music Online.

Item #33983

Price: $95.00  other currencies

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