Happy am I, from care I'm free: aria sung by Mr. Richings in Auber's admired Le dieu et la bayadere

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Title
Happy am I, from care I'm free: aria sung by Mr. Richings in Auber's admired Le dieu et la bayadere
Additional title: Air de l'opera le Dieu et la Bayadere
Names
Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871 (Composer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1840 (Questionable)
Place: New York
Publisher: Atwills Music Saloon
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Die 1
Topics
Sheet music covers
Richings, Peter, 1798-1871
Opera ballet. Le dieu et la bayadère
Maywood, Augusta, 1825-1877?
Genres
Prints
Scores
Notes
Biographical/historical: The action has been described as a dancing lesson. George Chaffee, in the article cited above, identifies the white-bearded man as the performer Mr. [Peter] Richings and the young woman as the ballerina Augusta Maywood, who first danced in the English version of Le dieu et la bayadère, titled The maid of Cashmere, in 1837.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 34 x 26 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Description
Scene from Daniel Auber's opera Le dieu et la bayadère. At left a white-bearded man, costumed in the style of the court of Mughal India, leans on a cane as he watches a young woman, who strikes a dance pose. Behind them in the elaborately decorated room are other women and men, probably portraying dancers, courtiers, and servants.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758222
RLIN/OCLC: 825074294
Barcode: 33433100146053
Other local Identifier: oi_[psnypl_dan_1533]
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): abd39cc0-7866-0130-5304-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1782: Creator Born
  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1871: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Happy am I, from care I'm free" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a965e8a0-7de3-0130-56a0-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Happy am I, from care I'm free" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a965e8a0-7de3-0130-56a0-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1840). Happy am I, from care I'm free Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a965e8a0-7de3-0130-56a0-58d385a7b928

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Happy am I, from care I'm free