The little marketender polka [graphic] : played in Lecocq's opera Little duke

Title
The little marketender polka [graphic] : played in Lecocq's opera Little duke / [composed by C. Zoppe ; arranged] by Chr. Bach.
Publication
Milwaukee : Wm. Rohlfing and Co., 1880.

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Description
1 print : lithograph, b&w; 36 x 28 cm. +
Alternative Title
Kleine Marketenderin
Genre/Form
  • Lithographs.
  • Sheet music covers.
Note
  • Caption title.
  • Thos. Hunter, Lith.
  • On score: Polka francaise.
  • The name of the composer C. Zoppe appears at the top of the score but not on its cover. Ch. Bach is identified as the arranger on the score.
Biography (note)
  • The opéra comique Le petit duc, known in English as The little duke (music, Charles Lecocq; libretto, Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy) was first performed at the Théâtre de la Renaissance, Paris, in January 1878, and was staged in London in April 1878. It enjoyed great popularity and was produced in a number of European capitals. It was first presented in New York in 1879. This print may have been inspired by a scene in the third act of the opera, which took place in a military camp beside a battlefield.
  • The German term Marketenderin or its French equivalent vivandière signifies a female sutler, or civilian supplier of provisions to an army.
Call Number
*MGZFX Anon Lit 1
Title
The little marketender polka [graphic] : played in Lecocq's opera Little duke / [composed by C. Zoppe ; arranged] by Chr. Bach.
Imprint
Milwaukee : Wm. Rohlfing and Co., 1880.
Summary
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a woman and a man in an outdoor setting, with the sentry and tents of a military camp at left. The woman wears a knee-length dress and peaked cap; the man wears a military uniform.
Biography
The opéra comique Le petit duc, known in English as The little duke (music, Charles Lecocq; libretto, Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy) was first performed at the Théâtre de la Renaissance, Paris, in January 1878, and was staged in London in April 1878. It enjoyed great popularity and was produced in a number of European capitals. It was first presented in New York in 1879. This print may have been inspired by a scene in the third act of the opera, which took place in a military camp beside a battlefield.
The German term Marketenderin or its French equivalent vivandière signifies a female sutler, or civilian supplier of provisions to an army.
Local Note
Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Added Author
Hunter, Thomas, active 1798. Lithographer
Zoppe, C. Composer
Bach, Christoph, 1835-1927. Arranger
Added Title
Kleine Marketenderin
Research Call Number
*MGZFX Anon Lit 1
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