The Tenor Opera in One Act (Based on Der Kammersänger by Frank Wedekind) libretto by Karl Shapiro and Ernst Lert. [Piano-vocal score]
by WEISGALL, Hugo 1912-1997
Bryn Mawr: Merion Music [PN 441-41001-153], 1957. First Edition. "One of America's most important composers of operas and large-scale song cycles, the literary merit of his works, their original vocal style, and their serious attention to musical and dramatic detail mark a significant contribution to these genres... After early works in the genre, Weisgall's career as an opera composer began in earnest with The Tenor (1948-50), whose libretto is derived from Frank Wedekind." Bruce Saylor in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers printed in black and teal blue. 1f. (blank), [i] (title), [i] (notice), [ii] (characters, synopsis, and instrumentation), 153, [i] (blank) pp.Wrappers slightly worn. (Inventory #: 27387)
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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