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Ivanhoé. Libretto. English

Ivanhoé. Libretto. English

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dramatised from Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe by M. Rophino Lacy, Esq. ... ; the music composed by Rossini ; printed from the acting copy, with remarks biographical and critical, by D.G. ; to which are added, a description of the costume, -cast of the characters, entrances and exits, -relative positions of the performers on the stage, and the whole of the stage business ; as now performed at the Theatres Royal, London ; embellished with a fine engraving, by Mr. Bonner, from a drawing taken in the theatre, by Mr. R. Cruikshank. (statement of responsibility)
U.S. RISM Libretto Project.
Price on front cover: 1s.; advertisements--front cover, inside front cover, and back covers; selective list of Lacy's works--title page; "Remarks"--p. 5-7; "Costume"--p. 9-10; "Stage directions"--p. 10; imprint repeated--p. [2] at end.
The Maid of Judah was the title of Lacy's translation of Ivanhoé, libretto by Deschamps and de Wailly--Loewenberg Annals of Opera.
Engraving on p. 2 from act II, Scene 3: Remain where thou art, proud Templar! One foot nearer, and I plunge myself down the precipice.
As performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, March 7, 1829/March 2, 1830: CEDRIC OF ROTHERWOOD. Mr. Phillips/Mr. Morley -- IVANHOE. Mr. Wood/Mr. Wood -- WAMBA. Mr. Keeley/Mr. Keeley -- GURTH. Mr. Farley/Mr. Farley -- OSWALD. Mr. Henry/Mr. Henry -- ROBIN HOOD. Mr. Diddear/Mr. Diddear -- LITTLE JOHN. Mr. O. Smith/Mr. Ransford -- FRIAR TUCK. Mr. Bartley/Mr. Bartley -- SIR LUCAS DE BEAUMANOIR. Mr. Evans/Mr. Evans -- SIR BRIAN DE BOISGUILBERT. Mr. Warde/Mr. Warde -- SIR MAURICE DE BRACEY. Mr. G. Stansbury/Mr. G. Stansbury -- ALBERT DE MALVOISIN. Mr. B. Taylor/Mr. Duruset -- DAMIAN. Mr. Holl/Mr. Holl -- HERALD. Mr. Irwin/Mr. Irwin -- EUSTACE. Mr. Purday/Mr. Purday -- WARDER. Mr. Turnour/Mr. Turnour -- SCRIBE. Mr. Fuller/Mr. Fuller -- ISAAC OF YORK. Mr. Edgerton/Mr. Edgerton -- REBECCA. Miss Paton/Miss Paton--p. 8.
Performance: London, Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1829. (venue)
Performance: London, Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1830. (venue)







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