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L'Africaine : opéra en 5 actes , 6 Novembre 1843 / paroles de M. Scribe ; musique de Giacomo Meyerbeer

From: General Collection manuscript music miscellany

L'Africaine : opéra en 5 actes , 6 Novembre 1843 / paroles de M. Scribe ; musique de Giacomo Meyerbeer

From: General Collection manuscript music miscellany

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L'Africaine : opéra en 5 actes / paroles de M. Scribe ; musique de Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Creator: Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861
Date: 1843 Nov 6
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Title from cover.
Meyerbeer began work on the opera, on a libretto by Eugène Scribe, in 1837. He completed a first version in 1843, and continued to revise the work until 1863. After Meyerbeer's death in 1864, François-Joseph Fétis made further revisions, and the opera was premiered at the Paris Opéra on April 28, 1865.
Also listed in finding aid for General Collection Manuscript Music Miscellany.
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Vocal score, holograph, corrected, of Meyerbeer's first version of the opera, "terminé le 6 Novembre 1843".
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1 ms. vocal score ([352] p.)
27 x 38 cm.
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Object ID: 2006313
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