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The opera schottisch (the Italian opera at Castle Garden)

Title
The opera schottisch [graphic] : (the Italian opera at Castle Garden) / composed by H. Kleber.
Publication
New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1853.

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Still imageSupervised use *MGZFX Anon Ope 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Kleber, H. (Henry), 1816-1897.
  • Sarony & Major. ltg
Description
1 print : lithograph on tinted ground, b&w; 33 x 25 cm. +
Summary
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a scene from an unidentified opera, viewed from upstage. A male singer, seen from the back, strikes a pose at left, beside an ensemble of women; a group of men stands at right. The prompter in his box is visible at center stage; beyond him is the conductor and orchestra. The crowded theater auditorium, brightly lighted as was the custom in the nineteenth century, appears in the background.
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Genre/Form
  • Sheet music covers.
  • Lithographs.
Note
  • Caption title.
  • Pl. no. : 2415.
  • At head of title: To Mrs. George W. Ford.
  • Lith. of Sarony & Major, N.Y.
Biography (note)
  • Castle Garden in New York City was originally built as a fort to defend New York harbor. Formerly called West Battery and Castle Clinton, it has served many functions, including entertainment center, landing place for immigrants, and aquarium. Jenny Lind, the "Swedish nightingale," gave her first American concert there. In 1950 it was designated a national monument.
Call Number
*MGZFX Anon Ope 1
OCLC
  • 825074358
  • 825074358
Title
The opera schottisch [graphic] : (the Italian opera at Castle Garden) / composed by H. Kleber.
Imprint
New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1853.
Biography
Castle Garden in New York City was originally built as a fort to defend New York harbor. Formerly called West Battery and Castle Clinton, it has served many functions, including entertainment center, landing place for immigrants, and aquarium. Jenny Lind, the "Swedish nightingale," gave her first American concert there. In 1950 it was designated a national monument.
Local Note
Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
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Added Author
Kleber, H. (Henry), 1816-1897. Composer
Sarony & Major. Lithographer
Publisher No.
2415 : Firth, Pond & Co.
Research Call Number
*MGZFX Anon Ope 1
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