Street Scene An American Opera (Based on Elmer Rice's Play)... Book by Elmer Rice Lyrics by Langston Hughes. [Piano-vocal score]
by WEILL, Kurt 1900-1950
[New York]: Chappell, 1970. "Weill's first new venture of the postwar years was a boldly conceived ‘American opera' for Broadway based on Elmer Rice's prize-winning drama Street Scene (1946). Though only moderately successful at the time, Street Scene marked, in Weill's widely publicized view, a culmination in his career as a theatre composer.""...[Street Scene is] now regarded as one of the central achievements of [Weill's] American career..." J. Bradford Robinson in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's grey wrappers printed in brown. [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), [i] (orchestration and index of songs), [i] (dedication), 273, [iii] (blank) pp.Wrappers slightly worn and rubbed. (Inventory #: 27435)
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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