My Heart's in the Highlands Chamber Opera in Two Acts Libretto based on the play by William Saroyan. [Piano-vocal score]
by BEESON, Jack 1921-2010
New York: Boosey & Hawkes [BH.BK. 717], 1973. First Edition."Beeson's operas may be considered to continue some of the qualities of those of Douglas Moore, one of his predecessors at Columbia. Though his style is of a later generation, it shares with Moore's a feeling for lyrical line, occasionally suggesting an American folk idiom; and Beeson, like Moore, has shaped successful opera subjects from American life and literature." Howard Shanet in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers illustrated by Elder and printed in dark brown. [i] (title), [i] (blank), [i] (instrumentation), [i] (blank), [i] (characters and setting), [i] (dedication and copyright), 285, [i] (blank) pp.Wrappers somewhat worn; small tears to head and tail of spine.
(Inventory #: 27497)
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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