|Creator:||Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Habladores Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908 Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 Nuitter, Charles, 1828-1899 Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Bavards|
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Also listed in finding aid for General Collection Manuscript Music Miscellany.
Binding: contemporary calf-backed boards, by Lard-Esnault, Paris.
Contains additional blank pages, not digitized.
Jacques Offenbach, French composer.
La baguette: opera, also titled Fédia, with libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. Begun in 1862; incomplete.
Les bavards: opera, with libretto by Charles Nuitter, after Cervantes's Los habladores. First performed 1862.
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (Sotheby's music sale, 2001 May 25, lot 147), on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2001.
Title devised by cataloger.
Sketches, holograph, for La baguette. A few sketches for Les bavards are also present. Holograph annotations on endpapers include names and addresses; notes about composition and rehearsals for La baguette, dated 1862 November; and transcription of a poem by Julius Sturm.
1 v. of ms. music ([circa 60] p.) ;
26 x 35 cm.
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