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Operas by William Vincent Wallace - Lurline, the Amber Witch, Maritana, the Desert Flower (Paperback) Loot Price: R181 Discovery Miles 1 810
Operas by William Vincent Wallace - Lurline, the Amber Witch, Maritana, the Desert Flower (Paperback): Books Llc
Operas by William Vincent Wallace - Lurline, the Amber Witch, Maritana, the Desert Flower (Paperback): Books Llc

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Chapters: Lurline, the Amber Witch, Maritana, the Desert Flower. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Maritana (1845)Lurline (1860)The Amber Witch (1861)The Desert Flower (1863) Lurline is an opera in three acts composed by William Vincent Wallace to an English libretto by Edward Fitzball, It was first performed on 23 February 1860 at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden by the Pyne and Harrison English Opera Company with Louisa Pyne in the title role. The libretto is based on the legend of the Lorelei. Louisa Pyne, the first LurlineWallace conceived the idea for Lurline during a trip on the Rhine river and began writing the opera while he was in the United States. It was to have premiered in 1848 at the Paris Opera under the title Lorelei ou La Fille du Rhine and then be performed in Covent Garden later that same year. The project was shelved, however, with just one performance in Germany in 1853. Wallace did not return to the opera until 1859 when he further elaborated the score. Lurline premiered in its full version on 23 February 1860 at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, conducted by Alfred Mellon. It met with considerable success and the Pyne and Harrison English Opera Company who had staged the work for its premiere revived it again at the end of the season and in the following season as well. The opera then premiered in Dublin on 30 April 1861 and in Sydney in 1862. Lurline had been presented in concert performances in New York in the mid 1860s, and received its first fully staged performance there on 13 May 1869 at the Academy of Music, followed by a production in Chicago on 14 October 1870. The opera was revived in New York in 1898 when it had a brief run at the American Theatre. Lurline was toured in Britain in the 1880s and early 1890s by t...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2304220

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-56093-6
Barcode: 9781158560936
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-56093-1

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