The little marketender polka: played in Lecocq's opera Little dukeAdditional title: Kleine Marketenderin
NamesHunter, Thomas (Lithographer)Zoppe, C (Composer)Bach, Christoph, 1835-1927 (Arranger)William Rohlfing & Sons (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1880Place: MilwaukeePublisher: Wm. Rohlfing and Co.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Lit 1
TopicsLecocq, Charles, 1832-1918 -- Petit ducPolkas
GenresPrintsSheet music coversScores
NotesStatement of responsibility: [composed by C. Zoppe ; arranged] by Chr. Bach.Caption title.Statement of responsibility: 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.Biographical/historical: 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.Biographical/historical: The German term Marketenderin or its French equivalent vivandière signifies a female sutler, or civilian supplier of provisions to an army.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 36 x 28 cm. + music score (5 p.)
DescriptionSheet 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.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825076580NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758265Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58d35010-b0d1-0133-1f9e-00505686a51c
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