The opera schottisch: (the Italian opera at Castle Garden)
NamesKleber, H. (Henry), 1816-1897 (Composer)Sarony & Major (Lithographer)Firth, Pond & Co. (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1853Place: New YorkPublisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Ope 1
TopicsCastle Garden (New York, N.Y.)Opera -- United States -- 19th centurySchottischesPiano music
GenresPrintsSheet music coversScores
NotesStatement of responsibility: composed by H. Kleber.Caption title.Numbering: Pl. no. : 2415.At head of title: To Mrs. George W. Ford.Lith. of Sarony & Major, N.Y.Biographical/historical: Castle Garden in New York City was originally built as a fort to defend New York harbor. Formerly called West Battery and Castle Clinton, it has served many functions, including entertainment center, landing place for immigrants, and aquarium. Jenny Lind, the "Swedish nightingale," gave her first American concert there. In 1950 it was designated a national monument.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph on tinted ground, b&w ; 33 x 25 cm. + music score (3 p.)
DescriptionSheet music cover illustration depicting a scene from an unidentified opera, viewed from upstage. A male singer, seen from the back, strikes a pose at left, beside an ensemble of women; a group of men stands at right. The prompter in his box is visible at center stage; beyond him is the conductor and orchestra. The crowded theater auditorium, brightly lighted as was the custom in the nineteenth century, appears in the background.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825074358Publisher's music plate number: 2415 : Firth, Pond & Co.NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758227Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2879390-b0d1-0133-5690-00505686a51c
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