Five scarce libretti in Hungarian of grand operas by Gounod, Meyerbeer, Wagner, and Thomas, all with named cast lists. OPERA - 19th Century - Libretti.

Five scarce libretti in Hungarian of grand operas by Gounod, Meyerbeer, Wagner, and Thomas, all with named cast lists

[1852-1873].

GOUNOD
Faust. Opera 5 felvonásban. Göthe Után irták Barbier Gyula és Carré Mih. Forditotta Ormai. Zenéje Gounod Károlytól. Pest: Nyomatott Emich Gusztáv, 1864.
Octavo. Plain dark pink wrappers. 35 pp.
Faust was Performed in Hungary for the first time on 2 September 1863.

MEYERBEER
Proféta. Nagy opera öt felvonásban. Irta Scribe. Forditotta Egressy Bèni ès Szerdahelyi. Zenéjét szerzé Meyerbeer. Pest: Nyomatott Herz Jánosnál, 1856.
Octavo. Plain light green wrappers. 3 pp.
Le Prophete was performed in Hungary for the first time on 11 June 1850.

MEYERBEER
Hugonotok. Nagy opera öt felvonásban. Irta Scribe. Forditotta Nádaskai Lajos. Zenéjét Mayerbeer[!]. Pesten: Nyomatott Lukács Lászlónál, 1852.
Octavo. Plain ivory wrappers. 48 pp.
Les Huguenots was performed in Hungary for the first time on 6 November 1852.

THOMAS
Mignon. Regényes dalmü 3 felvonásban. Göthe "Meister Vilmos Tanuló Évei" czimü regénye után, irták Carré es Barbier. Forditotta Ormai Ferencz. Zenejét szerzé Thomas Ambrus. Pest: Kiadja Pfiefer Ferdinand, 1873.
Octavo. Original publisher's light blue wrappers with titling within decorative border. 36 pp.
Mignon was performed in Hungary for the first time on 20 September 1873.

WAGNER
Tannhäuser; és a Wartburgi Dalnok Verseny, Regényes dalmü 3 felvonásban. Szövegét s zenéjét irta Wagner Richard. Magyarra forditotta Ábrányi Kornél. Pest: Kiadja Pfiefer Ferdinánd, 1871.
Octavo. Original publisher's light blue wrappers with titling within decorative border. 20 pp.
Tannhäuser was performed in Hungary for the first time on 11 March 1871.

Wrappers slightly worn and soiled. Some browning and foxing.

From the first or early performances of these operas in Hungary.

Item #36011

Price: $125.00  other currencies

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