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Comedy On The Bridge: Radio Opera (Georgiana Bannister's Working Score)

By Matinu, Bohaslav

Lynbrook, N.Y.: Boosey and Hawks, 1951. Georgiana Bannister's personal working score signed and inscribed the the composer, Matinu. Bannister was the star of the first world stage premier of this short opera at Hunter College, conducted by Carl Bamberger on Mat 28th, 1951. On page 27 the composer writes that because of his admiration of her singing he had added a new aria for her [note: about this same time, Bannister became the first artist to record for Electra Records]. Publishing date is a guess. Some sun fading on covers and some signs of rubbing on covers. Publication sticker is wripped at sides on title page. Red cloth over board. "Georgiana Bannister" has been gilt embossed on front cover. Many penciled and penned notes within from Bannister. Light foxing around page edge. Faded gilt texted title along spine. Book is solidly bound. 120 pp. Book is nearly 14" tall. . Signed and Inscribed by Composer. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall. Musical Score.

$200.00

Gianni Schicchi, Opera in One Act

By Puccini, Giacomo

Milan: Ricordi, 1930. Bilingual, English and Italian. English version by Percy Pitt. Gilt texted cover and spine. Bright red cloth.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Forzano, Giovacchino (libretto)a. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Vocal Score.

$25.00

Alceste, Dramma Lirico in 3 Atti

By Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Milan: G. Ricordi & C., 1954. Rifatto per le scene tedesche di Herklots. Versione Ritmica de A. Zanardini. Gilt texted cover and spine. Beautiful bright red cloth hard cover.. Ripristino. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by De Calzabigi, Ranieri. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Canto e Pianoforte.

$50.00

Ernani, Dramma Lirico in Quattro Atti

By Verdi, Giuseppi

Milano: G. Ricordi & C., 1944. Opera Completa per Canto e Pianoforte. Gilt texted covers and spine. Bright red cloth.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Piave, Francesco Maria (text). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Adriana Lecouvreur, Commedia - Dramma

By Cilea, Francesco

Milano: Casa Musicale Sonzogno Di Piero Ostali, 1903. Ridotta in quattro atti per scena lirica da von Arturo Colautti. Riduzione per Canto e pianoforte.Date is copyright date. In Italian and German. Deutsche Ubersetzung von Walter Dahms.Bumped and worn corners. Dust bands on back cover and spine. May be extra post because of size and weight. Lovely gilt text on cover and on spine (slightly faded along spine).. Nuova Edizione. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Scribe, E.; Legouve, E. (text). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. N. 1073.

$50.00

The Santa Fe Opera 1984

By Weymouth, Hugh E.; Dailey, Brian F. (eds)

Santa Fe, NM: The Santa Fe Opera, 1984. VG Condition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Program Book.

$12.50

Faust, A Lyric Drama in Five Acts

By Gounod, Charles

Bryn Mawr, PA: Oliver Ditson Company, 1914. Date is the copyright date. Vocal Score by Leo Delibes. English Version by H.F. Chorley. Revised and Extended by Charles Fonteyn Mannney. Into by Philip Hale.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Barbier, J.; Carre, M. (libretto). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Il Trovatore, Canto e Pianoforte

By Verdi, Giuseppi

Milan: Ricordi, 1944. Dramma lirico in quartto parti. Page is pulling away after title page. Gilt texted cover and spine. Beautiful red cloth hard cover.. Ripristino. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Cammarano, Salvatore (text). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Faust, Opera En Cinq Actes

By Gounod, Charles

Paris: Editions Choudens, 1911. Partition Chant et Piano Transcrite par Leo Delibes. No date but Googlebooks has 1911. Dust band across top of front cover.. 5e Edition Avec Les Recitatifs Ajoutes. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Barbier, J.; Carre, M. (libretto). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Lakme, An Opera in Three Acts

By Delibes, Leo

New York: International Music Company, 1950. French and English Texts. English Version by Waldo Lyman. Spine is pulling away from body. Name inside front cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Gondinet, E. & Gille, Ph. (libretto. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Vocal Score / No 1300.

$50.00

La Sonnambula, Opera in Two Acts

By Bellini, Vincenzo

New York: G Schirmer, Inc., 1929. Date of copyright renewal 1929. Bilingual in Italian and English. English Version by Natalia MacFarren. Essay by H.E. Krehbiel. Fold on title page.. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Romani, Felice (libretto). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Vocal Scores of Grand + Light.

$35.00

I Vespri Siciliani, Cramma in Cin

By Verdi, Giuseppi

Milano: Ricordi, 1944. Opera Completa per canto e pianoforte. Bumped and worn corners. Browning pages.. Ripristino. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Scribe, H.; Duveyrier, C. (text). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Nabucodonosor

By Verdi, Giuseppi

London: Ernst Eulenburg, Ltd., 1990. No date. WorldCat has ca 1990. Score of Sinfonia.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Miniture / No. 1112.

$15.00

La Finta Semplice

By Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Milan: Ricordi, 1955. Opera Buffa in 3 Atti. Opera completa per canto e pianoforte. Bilingual in Italian and German. Revisione musicale e traduzione in tedesco di Bernhard Paumgartner. Soil at bottom of back cover.. Soft Cover. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Goldoni, Carlo (testo). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$60.00

Signor Bruschino

By Rossini, Gioacchino

Mainz: B. Schott's Sohne, 1931. Date is copyright date. Bilingual German, Italian. Dark bands around edges of front cover. 3/4th inch tear at bottom of spine. 1 1/4 inch chipping at top right of back cover. Name inside front cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Landshoff, Ludwig (Auszug). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Klavierauszug / No. 3249.

$50.00

L'amico Fritz

By Mascagni, Pietro (music)

Milano: Casa Musicale Sonzogno, 1950. Commedia Lirica in Tre Atti. Riduzione per Canto e Pianoforte di Amintore Galli. Some foxing at bottom of front cover and on spine. Tears across bottom and top of spine. 5/8 inch tear at top of spine. Name inside front cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Suardon, E. (lib). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. N. 542.

$75.00

Pelleas et Melisande

By Maeterlinck, Maurice

Paris: A. Durand & Fils, 1907. Drame Lyrique en 5 actes et 12 Tableaux. In french and English. 310 pages. Bumped and worn corners. Frayed and worn at extremities. 1 inch tear at bottom of spine. 1 1/4 inch spot on front cover.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Debussy, Claude (music). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Score for Voice and Piano.

$65.00

I Normanni a Parigi

By Mercadante, Saverio (musica)

Padova: Tipografia Penada, 1841. Tragedia Lirica in Quattro Parti. Da Rappresentarsi Nel Teatro Nuovo in Padova. Per la Fiera dal Sauls uel 1841. Soil on covers. Note on front cover. 43pp.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Libretto.

$25.00

Beatrice Di Tenda

By Romani, Felice

Venezia: Tip. Del Commercio De Marco Visentini, 1871. Tragedia Lirica in Due Atti. Da Rappresentarsi Al Teatro La Fenice in Venezia nela Stagione di Carnovale e Quaresima 1870-71. Chipping at corners. Note on front cover. Rough edges on back pages where it was roughly cut. 31pp.. Soft Cover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Bellini, Vincenzo (musica di). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Libretto.

$7.50

What of the Wandering Minstrel?

By Harper, Margaret Pease; McConnell, Constance Pease

Tucson, AZ: By the Authors, 1969. Music and Words from the Life of Rollin Pease. Place is a guess. Note at top of front cover. Sunning around spine. A few small spots on front cover. Nicks at extremities. A few notes inside.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

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