The Red Mill A Musical Comedy Book & Lyrics by Henry Blossom. [Piano-vocal score]
1906·New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London
by HERBERT, Victor 1859-1924
New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London: M. Witmark [PN 7599], 1906. A revised edition, with an extra song at the conclusion. "[Herbert] was the most talented and successful American operetta composer and important also as an advocate of copyright and performance-rights protection for composers." Steven Ledbetter in Grove Music Online.Before resigning his position as conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (a position he held from 1898 to 1904), "Herbert returned to the theatre with Babes in Toyland (1903), the first of a series of hits that made him one of the best-known figures in American music. It was followed by Mlle Modiste (1905) and The Red Mill (1906), both signal successes." Steven Ledbetter in Grove Music Online.. Quarto. Original publisher's upper wrapper illustrated by B. Wallis laid down to dark red cloth-backed boards, titling in white ink to spine.  (title),  (blank),  (named cast list),  (contents), 5-143, [i] (blank) pp.With occasional performance markings to vocal parts in pencil.Binding somewhat worn; handstamp of the National Broadcasting Co. and annotations in pencil to both upper board and title. (Inventory #: 27587)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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